The Fabric Enabler

Happy Friday! Here are your fabric sales for the weekend! Lady Belle Fabric - Lady Belle has new lines in! Fantasia by Sara Lawson available in fat quarter, half yard bundles and yardage. Morning Walk by Leah Duncan available in fat quarter, half yard bundles and yardage. Elizabeth by Tula Pink available in fat quarter and half yard bundles. Use code: unicorn to receive 10% off Sara’s newest and cutest collection Fantasia! (code expires April 1st )… Read More


Assignment: Felicity Dress

Today’s garment finish is the Jennifer Lauren Felicity Dress. This post is part of my garment sewing project (you can see past posts here). There’s a sew along going on, on Jennifer’s blog, and it just started. I think it’s great that indie pattern designers are doing sew alongs for their patterns; it is a… Read More


Tula Pink Elizabeth Frock

Tula Pink is my favorite fabric designer, and her new line, Elizabeth, is hitting shops as we speak. I bought a lot of this fabric from several different places, but the yardage for this dress was the first of the Elizabeth to arrive at my house, so I got to work on this dress immediately.… Read More


Assignment: Sailor Top

Hello and welcome to my blog if you are visiting from Selfish Sewing Week! Check out all of the fun over on Imagine Gnats this week and whip up your own selfish project! This project is also part of my study on garment sewing, in which you can read about past garments here! Today I’m… Read More


The Fabric Enabler

Happy Friday! Here are your fabric sales for the weekend! Fat Quarter Shop – New monthly clubs at Fat Quarter Shop! Read all about them here. Premium Sewing Outlet - SAVE 20% on Lunch Box Quilts newest Sew Vintage collections – Embroidery, Classic Series and Mark-a-Block! SAVE 20% on embroidery design collections from Purely Gates! SAVE 10% on luggage tags from Chalet Publishing! SAVE 20% on the Isacord Top… Read More

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Crimson and Clover Train Cases Finishing Video

My friend Terry made these beautiful Crimson and Clover Train Cases (pattern available here) out of Tula Pink Foxfield fabric. Although there are photos in the sewing instructions on how to sew the lid and the bottom of the bag, this step is better visualized in person, so Terry shot this hyperlapse video of the final… Read More


VIDEO: How to Use Traditional and Invisible Magnetic Snaps

Traditional magnetic snaps with prongs and invisible magnetic snaps, which are encased in clear vinyl sleeves, are two pieces of purse hardware that can be used to easily add top closure in your bag or to finish a bag’s flap. I’m pleased to share this post, which I wrote for the Craftsy blog, which features… Read More