Latest Blog Entries — SewMichelle

Latest Blog Entries

Always A Lady

July 26, 2014 • 4 responses

Thank you to all of the ladies that tested this pattern for me.  Their projects are adorable!

  Paula's "Ladies"  Dianna's "Lady"  Hannah Wheeler's "Lady" Melody made this "Lady" for her friend who is a breast cancer survivor. Vanessa's "Lady" Shirley's "Lady" Great job Ladies!!! Thank you for testing this pattern for me.

Sweet Sunny

January 18, 2014 • 0 response

My first bag from my children's collection is made from pet screen.  It's called Sweet Sunny

  I'd like to introduce you to the first pattern from my children's line that I'm calling Petite Bags for little ladies:       Sweet Sunny is the Petite version to my Screen It Up tote bag.  Isn't she adorable?  Do you know a sweet little lady that would love carrying this precious bag?  A tester mentioned that it would be the perfect size to carry your meds to your doctor's appointment in.  Lots of possibilities with this cutie.   The pocket is a machine embroidery applique design that is included with the pattern in JEF, PES, HUS, EXP and DST formats for...

Make your own Chevron using the Chevron Towel Tutorial.


  Chevron patterns are everywhere!  If you can't find the exact color you need for your project, why not make your own?  The Chevron Towel Tutorial will show you how.  You can adapt this method to use on a tote bag, pillow, quilt or most anything else you can think of to put Chevrons on.       Just click HERE to take you to the Chevron Towel Tutorial Page for instructions on how to download it for FREE.      ENJOY!!    Be the first to know about my new patterns, special promotions and new tutorials by subscribing to my mailing list at the...





THANK YOU Thomas Sewing Center, Inc. for the adorable display of my patterns and samples in your Janome booth!

    Our annual Mesquite Quilt Show was held this weekend at the Rutherford Community Center.  Its a small show compared to the Dallas Quilt Show but its always fun to attend and see all of the beautiful quilts on display.  Quilt shop owners from around our area gather with their gorgeous fabrics, notions and machines to sell at special "quilt show" prices.   A big THANK YOU goes out to Thomas Sewing Center, Inc. for the adorable display of my patterns and samples in their booth.  Dana, your booth looked fantastic -- all of your hard work paid off.  You...

New Pattern - Kiss & Make-Up Bags

 It's been a few months since I had a new pattern published.  I promise I haven't been slacking --- I've been hard at work on my new accessory line.  I'm pleased to share my newest pattern with you:   The Kiss & Make-Up Cosmetic Bags.     This unique pattern is packed with lots of EXTRAS!! (to make up for the long wait)     Included in the pattern are two sizes: Medium Size:  11" wide, 10" tall, 3 1 /2" deep Small Size:  7" wide, 6 1/2" tall, 2 1 /2" deep    Plus: BONUS machine applique monogram embroidery...