Increase Sales – Sew For Big Husky Men

| April 6, 2015

From time to time we try to give updates and information on how to increase your sewing business.  Expanding the sewing and craft business is necessary in order to “increase the bottom line”. How much sewing do you do for men?  If anybody answered that they actually DO sew for men, how difficult is it […]

How To Make Patch Pockets

| March 23, 2015

Pockets are useful and can add a decorative touch to any garment, or can be added to a cloth handbag.  Many different kinds and sizes can be made, once you know the basics of pocket making.  In this project, we’ll cover one of the most basic of all – the Patch Pocket.       […]

Are You Looking For A Special “Unique” Pattern?

| March 19, 2015

Are you looking for a pattern for a special occasion?  Patterns for unique items for craft shows or just items to make to dress up your house or a simple cute playhouse for the kids.  Check out the patterns at SewWithSarah.com where you’ll find a wide variety of patterns available. Check out the patterns below […]

50% Discount on All Business Books at Sew With Sarah

| March 17, 2015

From now through March 31, use the promo code “BUSINESS” (without the quotes) and get any or all of our downloadable business manuals at a 50% discount! Are you in need of a little extra cash?  A LOT of extra cash?  Or just want to make some extra money for a dream vacation or some things […]

Sew With Sarah —- 1975-2015

| March 10, 2015

Sew With Sarah is celebrating our 40th Anniversary this year! As many of you already know, I learned the Oriental Method of Pattern Making while on a military tour to Taiwan with my husband and family.  A young Taiwanese woman we met at church offered to help me get registered at a local pattern making […]

Buttonholes By Design

| March 5, 2015

Making buttonholes can be rather intimidating, but when it comes to making them in a suit or fancy outfit for a customer, it’s all the more stressful.  I don’t know about you, but once I finish the buttonhole portion of the project I feel like I can breathe a sigh of relief – the rest […]

Make Memory Quilts

| March 5, 2015

Add New Dimension to Your Sewing — Make Memory Quilts!               Memory quilts, like the one above, can be done several ways.  The finished size of the wall hanging memory quilt shown is 23″ x 32″ tall, and has loops at the top in order to use a dowel […]

Pass Along Your Love of Sewing – Teach Children How To Sew

| February 26, 2015

What a wonderful feeling it would give you to teach someone about your passion of sewing!  Not only would you feel proud of that person’s accomplishments, the person doing the learning would feel “on top of the world” to have created something unique and useable. If you’re wondering where you could begin, start with some children – your […]

DARN That Hole!

| February 24, 2015

Oh No!  My favorite and most expensive wool skirt got snagged and left a hole – is there any way you can fix it for me?  Have any of your customers called and asked you that question?  And what did you tell them?  “Sorry, but I can’t fix holes in woolen garments.”  That little hole […]

New Life For Daddy’s Old Shirts

| February 18, 2015

Have you ever thought about renovating old clothes to make new garments?  If some of your customers are going through hard times, but still need sewing done, you could try various renovating projects ahead of time, just to see what you’d feel comfortable doing, then offer those services to your customers.  There are many “renovating” […]