Sewing @ BellaOnline Welcome to Sewing at! Check back often for new sewing tips, free sewing patterns, and links to lots of sewing websites. en-us Copyright 2016 All Rights Reserved. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:27:34 EST 240 Sewing @ BellaOnline Harvest Mantel Pennants Draping the colors of autumn on a fireplace mantel evoke the seasonal abundance of harvest time. Sew triangular pennant shapes selecting fabrics in the brilliant golds, yellows, oranges, browns and reds that remind us of the changing colors of leaves and of the seasonís annual transition from the in Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:00:00 EST Napped Fabrics A fabric with "nap" has gone through a manufacturing finishing process that raises the fiber ends to the surface where they are then shorn, brushed or simply left upright. This creates a sculpted surface texture as the raised fibers all lie in one direction. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:00:00 EST Autumn Favorites to Sew With the last of summer lingering, and the approaching cooler weather signaling the coming autumn, our sewing projects take on a compelling urgency. Like squirrels foraging for winter, we search the fabric stores and our own fabric stash for just the right complementary autumn colors. Wed, 14 Sep 2016 20:00:00 EST