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Canadian Gardening

<i>Style at Home</i> is Canada's national magazine of decorating and style. From our gorgeous coast-to-coast interiors to our beautiful backyard living …

Design

Grow your own mint for the taste of summer

Mint is a wonderful herb that can be put to use in teas, cocktails and even flower arrangements.<p>Most plants that grow and are ready to harvest together make good recipe companions, none more so than peas and mint. Peas are fairly straightforward, but which mint? We’ve all been seduced in the …

Gardening

Sewing Tools: The Screw Punch

When it comes to marking and transferring patterns, the humble screw punch can be one of the most useful tools in your sewing arsenal. If you’ve never used one before, you’ll definitely want to check out this screw punch sewing tool post on The Coletterie.<p>Ready to see what this little punch can do? …

Sewing

Skirt From A Shirt | Cleverly Inspired

<b>Skirt From A Shirt</b> | <i>Cleverly Inspired</i><p>I always see these amazing DIYs from people who have found retro furniture and vintage dresses from their local op shops. I, on the other hand, only ever find ugly dresses with shoulder pads and a surplus of John Grisham novels. And shirts. Tons and tons of mens shirts. Well here’s a great way to actually use these shirts - a cute skirt! Try to find ones that are made from cotton (lovely and light) not polyester (sweaty and ew).

Burlap Roller Shades ~ All About Burlap Blog Hop - Domestically Speaking

Shares 532<p>Happy Monday Friends! I’m SO excited it’s All About Burlap Time.! If you’ve been around my blog much you know I adore burlap… luv it! Today …

Very easy way to take in your pants!

I’ve been loving all of the loose zara trousers, so much so that I decided to refashion a pair for myself from a thrifted pair of, what I would call, …

Stretch Stitch: Sewing Tip - The Sewing Loft

Honestly, when it comes to sewing with knits, a trusty serger machine will make quick work of your task. If you don’t have a serger, don’t worry. …

Sewing

Transfer a Sewing Pattern with Freezer Paper | Freezer Paper Transfer

In just a few short weeks, I will be stitching with today’s special guest in Salt Lake City at The Sewing Summit. I just love that she is sharing a …

Crafting

Easy Machine Sewn Buttons

I was tired of how crummy and “homemade” my hand sewn buttons were looking when I realized I could just sew the buttons on with my machine. Yes!<br>OK, …

Perfect Edge Stitching with a Stitch-in-the-Ditch Foot

I’ve started working on my winterized BurdaStyle twisted dress, the one that I mentioned the other day as wanting to shorten and add sleeves to. Step …

Sewing

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ISPs

Tutorial: Forward shoulder adjustment

If tops or dresses you make end up with the shoulder seam falling behind the top of your shoulder, you may need to make a forward shoulder …

Tutorials

Infographic: Choose the Perfect Sewing Machine Needle

I love a good infographic—there’s something so wonderful about an image that can take a seemingly intimidating and complicated choice, like selecting the right sewing machine needle, and turn it into something that’s simple, logical, and clear. If you’re just getting acquainted with your sewing …

Sewing

Tutorial: About the roller foot, plus how to make a cinched leather bow

Jess from The Sewing Rabbit has a suggestion for your Christmas sewing wish list. A roller foot. For most machines, this is a $5-$10 foot, so it’s …

Sewing

Sew Pajamas - with Free Pattern!

I don’t know about you, but I tend to wear my pajamas until they can’t be worn anymore. And the boxers and tank tops I’ve been sleeping in for the …

How-To: Machine Quilting Basics

Use your home sewing machine to complete your quilting projects! Learn the tips and tricks for successful straight line and free motion quilting on your own machine with this helpful guide that Sherri McConnell from A Quilting Life shared on Craftsy.<p>Give it a try this weekend! Head on over to …

Tutorial: Sew a reusable grocery bag

Rachel from Holy Craft shows you can make a reusable grocery sack. She used smart fab, a non woven material that is an alternative to paper and …

Sewing

5 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sewing

Shares 217<p>What would you say if I told you my best sewing tips are some of the simplest? Today I’m sharing five simple techniques and tricks that …

Sewing

How-To: Organizer Wallet

As a craft blogger, I’m always coming up with post and project ideas when I’m out and about, so I’m definitely loving this organizer wallet tutorial from Vanessa at LBG Studio. It’s perfect for holding necessities, impromptu sketching, and keeping a running list of on-the-go inspiration!<p>This wallet …

Crafting

How to Sew a Ruffle (Multiple Methods) - girl. Inspired.

Hey friends! Things are super crazy busy around here, and though I can’t share any of the fun quite yet, I do have a really great techniques post for …

Sewing

Tips for Sewing Jeans - Life Sew Savory

Shares 2K<p>Did you see yesterdays post about my jeans? I made my own and I’m totally thrilled about it! Today I’m sharing some tips for sewing jeans. …

Sewing

Tutorial: Use fabric tabs to attach purse handles

Elizabeth from Sew Chatty shows how to use contrast fabric tabs to attach a pair of purse handles to a bag that you make. There are so many styles of …

Sewing

DIY wide pleat wrap skirt

Super easy skirt, that looks so complicated. I love how feminine and pretty it is, and the best part…its a wrap! No zipper! Yay! I made this within …

Summer of Skirts - Circle Skirt Tutorial

Some announcements first: The Dorothy Dress Giveaway will be ending Sunday (6/27) evening. Check the post for rules to enter- but remember, if you …

Sewing Tip: How to Cut and Sew with Striped Fabric

Pattern matching can be one of the biggest points of stress during a sewing project, and lining up stripes can be especially frustrating. Luckily, this helpful guide to cutting and sewing with striped fabric from Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons is sure to have you pattern-matching like a pro in no …

Sewing

Denim Do-it-All Bins

<b>By Betz White</b><br>Repurposing with denim is a natural. Who doesn’t have an extra pair of jeans lying around that are outgrown, out of fashion or worn out in some way? Put that denim to good use by making up a few Denim Do-it-All Bins. They’re great for organizing your yarn stash, magazines, or craft …

Sewing

10 uses for twill tape in your sewing projects

Laura from Craftstorming shares her 10 favorite uses for twill tape in her sewing projects. Some are more traditional uses, like reinforcing seams. …