Free iPhone App Saves You Money on Fabric!

For years I’ve carried around a printout of a fabric conversion chart in my purse so that anytime I find a piece of fabric I can’t live without, I’d be able to figure out how much I needed to buy no matter how wide it is.  Say you need two yards of 36″ wide fabric to finish a quilt, but you find the perfect piece in 54″ wide – how much do you need?  Anytime I tried to guess I’d end up with way too much fabric and spend a lot more than needed.  Now I’m super excited that I can trash the ratty piece of paper I’ve been carrying around and replace it with this simple and FREE fabric converter app for my iPhone!  The converter app gives me a simple way to calculate how much fabric I need based on ANY starting length and width – other similar apps are limited to five or even three yard lengths, AND you actually have to PAY for them.  Download your free iPhone app from the iTunes store, or check out the Fabric Converter website for more information.


40% Off One Regular Price Item at Joann Fabrics

If you don’t have all of your back to school sewing finished yet, or if you’re ready to get past that and finally sew something up for yourself, you may want to take advantage of this deal from Joann Fabric and Craft Stores! Through September 15th you can use promo code AE258 to get 40% off of any one regular price item, you can also get free standard shipping on all orders of $40 or more through 8/28 with promo code WSF240. I’ve looked everywhere locally for reusable snack bags for the kids for school and haven’t been able to find ANY, so I checked around online and found that the prices vary wildly from around $6 to $12 a piece. I think that’s a little steep for around a square foot of fabric and one seam so I’ve drawn up a pattern and I’m getting ready to make my own – I’m looking for some fabric to use for those and as soon as I have a few made I’ll post the directions and the pattern here.


Huge Sale at Through Monday

Free Shipping on orders $34+

I love because they always have a fabulous selection and they tend to run some pretty good sales.  Now through Monday only you can save 15% site wide on any purchase of $50 or more when you use coupon code DOD409!  Hurry in – this hot deal will end on Monday 4/12!


Fabric Savings Coupons and a Free Cami & Tap Pant Pattern


If you’re a sewer or crafter, this is really the best time of year to be stocking up on your fabric stash!  For example, is offering 50% off all clearance fabrics, no coupon necessary.  They’re also having a huge President’s Day sale where you can get $10 off an order of $50 to $74.99 (use coupon code PRES1010), $15 off $75 to $99.99 (code PRES1510) and $20 off $100+ (code PRES2010).  This offer is good until midnight February 15th, and as always, shipping is free on orders over $35.  While you’re at, check out this free downloadable pattern for a cami and tap pants – just in time for Valentine’s day.

At you can use coupon code TEF58B to get 50% off the regular price of any one item.  That’s a hot deal – plus they’ve also got a big sale going on, including 40% off paper cutting tools including trimmers, punches, scissors, cutting mats and more!


Hot Deals: Fabric Sales Up to 70% Off

fabricsI posted about this over at my Sewing Business blog, but thought there may be some sewers and crafters here who are interested in grabbing some bargain priced fabric 🙂  It seems like everyone is having an end of the year clearance sale, but here are a few you won’t want to miss:

Save 60% at when you take 20% off the marked down price by using the coupon code CLEARJAN at checkout, plus you’ll get free shipping on orders over $35. This sale ends 01/04/10 at midnight ET. I just bought 27 yards of home decor fabric for $82.23, including shipping, what a deal!

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores’ New Year’s Sale starts online today and in stores on Thursday. Save up to 70% with this huge sale through Sunday, January 3rd. Use promotion code EADA3 for free shipping with a minimum $35 purchase, and promotion code EGD3A to get 10% off your entire online purchase.


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