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Wickedly Easy Halloween Sewing
Halloween or Hallowe’en is a day to remember the departed and scare away evil spirits. The day is a fun fall activity for much of the Western world and all about carving Jack-O-Lanterns, Trick or Treating, ghostly superstitions, flickering candles, black bats and steely-eyed cats. Quick, let's sew!

Rustic Sewing Ideas
Rustic, rural, pastoral, country, primitive may all be terms that apply to a general interpretation of visual folk art. Folk art is an art tradition, intensely cultural, introspectively ethnographic, and most often distinctively hand worked and one-of-a-kind.

Quick and Easy Fall Sewing
Our sewing endeavors change with the seasons of course but the time between the autumnal equinox and the winter solstice are especially enjoyable when considering sewing projects. With summer at an end, at least in the northern hemisphere, cooler weather can infuse a sewer with renewed inspiration.

Sewing and Daylight Illumination
The tiny sewing machine push in light bulb that all sewing machines and sergers seem to have as default lighting is barely adequate to illuminate even the intended sewing area. Today's lighting options can mimic natural daylight and keep any sewer from enduring an inadequately lighted sewing area.

Easy Sew Casserole Wraps
As summer wanes and reveals nature's bountiful harvest, the last of outdoor seasonal gatherings are celebrated. The blistering heat of summer temps will wind down and mellow into the still warm but cooler days of autumn. Time to gather for seasonal festivities sharing good food and good times.

Changing Seasons Sewing
As one season winds down and another is just around the corner, what to wear for the entire day can often start out as a morning closet exploration. What will be appropriate clothing from morning to evening? Consider sewing an easy transitional outfit.

Autumn Sewing Projects
Summer is gratefully winding down in the Northern Hemisphere leaving behind scorching record-breaking temperatures. Cooler weather is tantalizingly around the corner. Time to gather fabric perfect for autumn and to sew a few treasures.

Mason Jar Toppers
Fabric toppers for Mason-style canning jars, popular when giving home preserved fruits and veggies as gifts, can be ornately hand-embroidered, delicately draped with an antique hankie or a simple cut square or circle of fabric. Easy to make, the fanciful fabric bonnets are a finishing touch.

Denim Gifts for Kids and Teens
It is the long-lasting durability of denim jeans that makes them perfect to reutilize or remake into just about anything. Deconstruct those jeans into useable flat panels, separating back pockets, belt loops, factory hems and waistbands to be reassembled into useable, worthy and functional items.

Finding Time to Sew
Back to school/off to college/Labor Day, and end of summer are upon us so can thoughts of Halloween costumes/cool days of autumn/Thanksgiving feasts and Christmas decorations be far behind? How quickly time can feel in its passing. How to make time to sew?

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