Simplicity 2017 Fall Release

I tend to only do these pattern release reviews when I love a new collection and this is true for this years fall release from Simplicity. This year marks Simplicity’s 90th anniversary and to celebrate they have been bringing back many vintage patterns. Now I haven’t sewn any vintage patterns and they are not necessarily…

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Labor Day Sales Roundup

It’s a holiday weekend, so you know what that means!!!! Three-day Sales!!!! Keep scrolling for all the great deals you can grab this weekend. Fabric Mart is offering 50% off their entire website but they are running a Designer Button Last Call Blowout with buttons starting at just $0.20 and their Pre-Cut Pieces are back!…

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Frougie Tip: President’s Day Sales

Here’s a roundup of all the great President’s Day Sales for fabric, patterns, notions and more!!! Plus 60% off Linen, Knits and Shirtings! PLUS Save 40% on clearance rayon fabrics! President’s Day Doorbusters (today only) 5/$5 Simplicity patterns (in store only) 50% off Quilting and crafting tables (I just grabbed a cutting table and used…

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Black Friday Deals 2016

Wednesday and Friday DOORBUSTERS!!! $6.71 Fiskars 8″ bent scissors 70% off cozy flannel solids, snuggle flannel prints, anti-pill fleece, Christmas fabrics, 60% off Fiskars’ cutting tools, Ottlite lighting, 40% off Irons and Steamers, Singer sewing machines, Saturday and Sunday DOORBUSTERS $7.99 Christmas Stockings 70% off Antipill fleece, holiday gift wrap and bags, garland and wreaths,…

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Memorial Weekend 2016 Sales

Memorial Day weekend is an important day designated to give honor the men and women who have sacrificed their lives to protect the US. We should remember that. But it is also the official start of summer AND the of the first major summer sale weekends. Everyone from clothing stores to hardware stores have a big sale this…

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Weekend Sales Roundup Oct 1 – 6

50% off wool ***Deals on www.fabricmartfabrics.com change often so I have no end dates *********ENDS October 1st********** $3.99 McCall’s, Butterick and Kwik Sew. $5.99 Vogue mccall.com Fall Savings Sale September 30 – October 6 $4.99 Vogue patterns $1.99 Butterick patterns 50% off Sportswear, apparel lining, broacades, and royalty broadcloth 50% off Buttons, Coats and Clark thread and zippers, by the…

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Weekend Sales Roundup – June 19-21st

6 Days to Save Sale!  June 18- June 23rd $1.99 Butterick patterns $6.99 Kwik Sew patterns $4.00 Glacier and Simply fleece prints $1.99 Magnolia solids 50% off Absolutely Cotton quilting prints 40% off Sportswear Twill, Gutermann thread, sewing machine needles and Sew Perfect NU-foam Super Saturday June 20th! 50% off Wendover Cottonand by the yard trim 40%…

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Frougie Tip Friday – How to Save on Fabric – Chain Stores

Welcome to the fourth installment of Frougie Tip Friday. If you missed the other parts go check them out I tell you how to save on sewing machines, patterns and sewing essentials. So what’s next after you have your machine, sewing accessories and patterns? Fabric!!! There are plenty of places to purchase fabric. Chain craft stores like…

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Frougie Tip Friday – How to save on the essentials

This is part 3 of my Frougie Tip Friday series, part 2 covered how to save on a sewing machine. Today I want to talk about the sewing essentials, the basic tools that a sewist needs. Acquired over time these things don’t seem costly but buying them all as once can be. Let me show you how…

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Memorial Weekend Sales Round Up

In the spirit of my last post I decided to compose a quick post to alert you to some of the great sewing related sales this weekend. Here ya go! Memorial Weekend Sale Thru Memorial Day Don’t forget to print the 15% off entire purchase coupon 40% off Patriotic cotton prints, costume collection, wendover cotton,…

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Frougie Tip Friday – How to Save on Patterns

This is my first of a new (hopefully) weekly series, Frougie Tip Fridays! Mimi G’s Passion to Profit seminar gave me clarity on several things. (It was great BTW! Read all about it here) One thing stood out was to need to STAY AUTHENTIC. For me that meant going back to the original reasons I started this blog: 1) to…

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