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National Sewing Month

September is National Sewing Month

Jo-Ann Stores and are hosting a month long sewing party.  View a new sewing project every day at Pinterest during the month of September.

National Sewing Month is the official host for the month. There are free projects, educational articles, and how-to directions for the whole month.

2012 National Sewing Month Sew for the FUN of It! Contest

What do you consider  a fun sewing project?  Is it a new party outfit, a bed for your dog, or a wild & crazy shower curtain?  This year, is sponsoring a contest. No categories, no limitation - sew what YOU consider fun.  Check out all the rules and guidelines here.

The observance of National Sewing Month began in 1982 with a proclamation from President Ronald Reagan declaring September as National Sewing Month "in recognition of the importance of home sewing to our Nation."

Get Involved in National Sewing Month

  • Teach a family member or friend to sew.
  • Volunteer your time and teach sewing to a local youth organization, like Girl Scouts or 4-H Club.
  • Join your local chapter of the American Sewing Guild.
  • Take a class at a your local craft store.
  • Create your own sewing circle of friends - it's fun to sew with others.

Please share your crafts/sewing projects by sharing a link via the comments section.

Happy sewing.


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