Tag Archives: Sewing

Nikki In Stitches Mermaid Queen Halloween Costume - How To Hem Tulle Ruffles How To Hem Tulle Ruffles (VIDEO Tutorial)

Lots of questions came in after my last post, asking for a close-up view of exactly how I used jewelry monofilament or fishing line in my tulle ruffles, so I thought I’d show a short video today. I demo the … Continue reading

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how to create flowing tulle ruffles - a sewing tutorial from nikki in stitches How To Hem Flowing Tulle Ruffles With Jewelry Wire? {A Sewing Tutorial}

As I mentioned in my last post, I am in the throes of some serious Halloween costume sewing these days. And I do mean serious. My kitchen table is covered with yards of pink tulle that I push to the … Continue reading

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Five Years In The Making {A Hand Applique Love Affair}

For five years I carried this beauty with me, and while I love my daughter with all my heart, I’m actually referring to the quilt in the picture above. I started this quilt when that precious five year old little … Continue reading

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3 Tips for Cutting Fabric With Your Silhouette Cutting System - Nikki In Stitches 3 Tips For Cutting Fabric With Your Silhouette Cutting System

It seems like vinyl and paper really steal the show when it comes to what Silhouette cutting systems can do. So much so that one of the most popular questions people ask me is “Can I really cut fabric with … Continue reading

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Outdoor Sofa and Drop Cloth Pillow from Nikki In Stitches and Ana White DIY Outdoor Sofa and Drop Cloth Pillow Case Tutorial

Yes, the dog days of summer are sadly coming to an end, but if you’re anything like me, those summer nights are just getting started. My family and I will enjoy dinners outside and nights spent by the (outdoor) fire … Continue reading

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Uncharted Craft Waters - Nikki In Stitches Uncharted Craft Waters

Do you still get that “butterfly in your tummy” feeling when you start a new craft adventure? That “I can’t wait to jump into this project head first, but I’m not really sure if I’ll make it out of the … Continue reading

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reversible sleeping mask free sewing pattern from nikki in stitches Reversible Sleeping Mask Free Sewing Pattern

The pillowcases were such a hit last week, I thought I’d give all of you a little something extra to go with them…Sleeping Masks! We made these sleeping masks in a free online class I hosted awhile back, so there … Continue reading

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How To Sew A Pillowcase - Free Sewing Pattern from Nikki In Stitches {Free Sewing Pattern} How To Sew A Pillowcase

My best friend’s little one is headed in for a sleep study later this month. I’m pretty sure that would be kind of scary for an adult, so for a seven year old…yikes! I thought a sweet pillowcase might make … Continue reading

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nikki in stitches - a handmade holiday ebook - 50 percent off halfway to christmas sale Halfway to Christmas Half-Off Sale!

Are you sitting down? You should sit down. I don’t want to upset you. And if you’re sitting down I’d feel better about telling you this. Are you ready? Do you see today’s date? It’s June 25th. You know what … Continue reading

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nikki in stitches - how to use freezer paper to create your own fabric stencils How To Use Freezer Paper To Make Fabric Stencils

Using freezer paper as a fabric stencil is nothing new, and I certainly don’t claim that this my original idea. In fact my fellow Silhouette guest blogger last month (Jessica from Mom 4 Real) included a freezer paper how-to as … Continue reading

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