Have you found an old quilt at an antique store, or in your attic, and you love it but it has areas where it is worn out and dirty? Are there holes in it that need mending? No need to worry. You’ve come to the right place. I’m going to teach you how to repair…Read More
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A Quick Christmas Gift Idea!
This is a cookie bag made two ways: a gnome and a simple decorated bag. The instructions in this tutorial include all you need to know to make both bags as well as the recipe for the cookies that you will package inside. I think you’re going to love what a quick Christmas gift idea…Read More
Welcome to the Garden
I like to think that this is your site. A place where you feel welcome to learn and grow in your expertise and ability. A place where your craft is cultivated and you can ask questions. Chances are if you have a question, others have the same question. So ask!!! And please feel free to…Read More
Happy New Year!
I can’t believe its been 6 months since I posted last! 2014 was a very challenging year and perhaps I’ll write more about it soon, but I just wanted you to know I haven’t forgotten about you and I thank you for all your prayers and encouraging emails for our daughter and granddaughter. Our granddaughter…Read More
It’s Official…I’m A Grandma!!!
Just wanted to stop by and let you know that our precious little granddaughter has been born! She came a month early and weighed 3 pounds, 10 ounces. She and her mama are doing well. She was born a little over a week ago and will be in the NICU until she can feed with…Read More
Hi everyone, I got a question from a reader yesterday that I thought would be great for you all to chime in and help answer. I think we’ve all had to fix this problem at one time or another. Here is her email: Hi Linda Thank you for your blog! I am working on my…Read More
How to Choose Boning for Your Dress
Each day, I receive many emails with great questions and today I thought I’d post one I received yesterday as well as the answer to it. Here’s the question: Hi Linda, I am making my daughter’s strapless wedding dress. I used the fabric store feather weight boning for the muslin corset . We got it…Read More
Update on Zambia
Sewfordough readers, My daughter, Michelle and I, want to thank you so much for your generosity and give you an update on what is happening with the incredible donations for the mamas in Zambia. Michelle sent this email for you yesterday: Ladies, I just wanted to email you and thank you again for blessing us with the…Read More
Celebrate With Me…It’s Free!
Today is the 3rd anniversary of this blog and I thought you might like to know how it all started. About 6 years ago, a customer came to my door needing his suit jacket altered. As I spoke to him about the changes that needed to be made on it, he asked me if I had…Read More
Thank you for your sweet emails and congrats on our daughter’s wedding! It was a wonderful day! The weather was perfect and the ceremony divine While we’re still waiting for the photographer to give us the photos (how long do they usually take? It’s been about 6 weeks), I couldn’t resist sharing a couple of…Read More