Category Archives: Everything about Sewing & Quilting

Guide to Quilting: What are Precuts?

As a beginning quilter, the sheer amount of fabric available can be overwhelming. How does [...]

Spring Garment Sewing Picks & Pairs

Spring has sprung here at the Jersey Shore, and what better way to enjoy the [...]

Temperature Quilt Block Party : Prize Announcement!

The Overview The kits are prepped and our machines are threaded, we’re just waiting for [...]

Old Spool’s 2023 Block Party :: The Temperature Quilt Kit!

It’s our first official Old Spool Block Party & everyone is invited!  Block Party is [...]

A Scrappy Holiday Light Garland/Necklace (Tutorial & Free Sewing Pattern)

In the endless journey that is using the massive amounts of scraps generated by our [...]

How to Buy a Sewing Machine for a Beginner (focused on kids, but works for adults too!)

Ahh, the Holidays.  The air gets crisp, the Halloween decor gets tucked away again (“how [...]

Free Halloween Pattern: Rest in Peas Baby Bib

Halloween is the holiday that is probably the most full of possibilities when it comes [...]

Narwhal Softie: Hand Sewing for Beginners

I’m so excited to participate in this year’s Sew A Softie Blog Hop! Trixie is [...]

Snuggly Owl Pillow Sewing Pattern and Video Tutorial

Kids love animals. It’s a simple fact! So, naturally, kids love animal themed sewing projects. [...]

Super Sweet Mama and Baby Sloth Hand Sewing Video Tutorial

I love craft and sewing books, my overflowing library at the studio is obvious proof [...]

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