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8 Tips for Taking Up Custom Hat Embroidery as a New Hobby | Times Square Chronicles

8 Tips for Taking Up Custom Hat Embroidery as a New Hobby<p>“If you think I’m cute, you should see my mom.”<p>This was the message on a cap I saw the other …

Sewing

6 things you didn’t know about how a Mulberry bag is made

London Craft Week kicks off today, with numerous brands setting out to remind us all of the too-often-forgotten joy of buying things that are handmade and artisanal.<p>One of the headliners at this year’s event is Mulberry, the heritage British fashion label with two bag-producing factories in …

Prototypes

Tips for new Cricut Explore Owners

The new Cricut Explore machine became available on the <b>Cricut</b> website and at retail outlets on March 15th (prior to this date it could only be …

How to Sew an Easter Basket from Upcycled Fabric

To begin, you need to figure out how you’d like to cut your fabric or upcycled clothing. I like to use old pants because they’re long and you can get …

Sewing

Classic Grommeted Curtain Panel

Spring is coming, and with it comes the need to re-fresh and renew. One of the best ways to update your home décor is with new curtains. They can …

Corded Bag Handles With Webbing Sewing Tutorial

<i>Handles are one of the most important features in a bag. Learn the easiest method to make corded bag handles with webbing!</i><p>Corded Bag Handles With …

Nine Ways To Take Paper Snowflakes To The Next Level

The thought of making paper snowflakes may remind you of childhood memories of cutting out wonky, misshapen snowflakes only a mother could love. …

Six Winter Fabrics You Need This Year

How do you choose which winter fabrics to use when assembling your winter wardrobe? It’s a tricky one. Synthetic fabrics are growing in popularity …

Easy Ironing Board Cover

Did you know the modern ironing board was invented and patented by African American former slave, Sarah Boone in 1892? It's true. Although hers was …

Baby Ringer Onesie || Free Pattern || Shwin&Shwin

Who is sewing a lot for babies?? I know I am. Seriously the girl went from wearing the same newborn clothing for the first 4 months of her life to …

Classic Grommeted Curtain Panel

Spring is coming, and with it comes the need to re-fresh and renew. One of the best ways to update your home décor is with new curtains. They can …

Christmas Stocking Tutorial

It’s that time of year again, and Christmas is right around the corner. I’ve been busy making stockings for my grand kids. You might remember the …

Fashion Buckle Bag in Mixed Faux Leather: Dritz® Notions

Sometimes all it takes to spark an idea is one great element. For this modern bag, we started with a Dritz® Fashion Buckle as our feature and built …

Double-sided Plaid Flannel Fringed Scarves: Fabric Depot

There's power in plaid! It's a fashion staple that never goes out of style. Dress it up or dress it down - it's fabulous in every way. We used a …

Girls Free T-Shirt Pattern Short/Long Sleeve - Life Sew Savory

Shares 2K<p>Free Pattern Friday’s are the best!!! This week it’s all about the girls! A girls free t-shirt pattern that has options for long and short …

Letter for Santa Pocket Pillow

Growing up, we had a very special Little Golden Book® that only appeared during the Christmas season. It was called <i>Santa's Toy Shop</i>. It had a thin …

Tall Wine Bags in Burlap & Cotton

There is a French proverb that tells us, <i>"In water one sees ones own face; but in wine, one beholds the heart of another."</i> These tall wine bags mix …

10 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Recipes for Busy People

Making sure you have a great, healthy breakfast every morning is essential to start your day in the right way. The first meal of the day will set you …

From Banana Pancakes to Blueberry Muffins: 8 Fruit-Filled Breakfast Recipes

Sure, you could eat plain ole fruit for breakfast. But wouldn't it be even better if the fruit was baked or blended into something delicious?<p><b>1. Banana Pancakes</b><p>Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, and delicately flavored with bananas and vanilla -- these are phenomenal banana pancakes. The …

Tutorial

Tutorial: Sewing a tube of fabric around a flat circle<p>If you make a duffel bag, or a bolster pillow, or a round bottom drawstring bag, you’ll need to …

How-To: Fabric Storage Bins with Handles

Organize closets, craft rooms, and play areas with this tutorial for making your own simple and handy fabric storage bins with handles from Minki’s Work Table.<p>I’m loving the contrast fabric and bold top-stitching around the edge.<p>Whip up a few for your home! Click here to see the full how-to.

Modern Placemats Video Class

I’m excited to share my next project class in the Baby Lock Sew at Home series, Modern Placemats.In class we will be exploring how to evenly space …

How To Sew A Pillowcase

So last week when I shared my living room you may have spotted a few new pillows. I had searched everywhere for the perfect pillows and never saw …

How to Read a Fabric Bolt

When you walk into a fabric store, you'll notice most fabric is wrapped around cardboard bolts that stand upright on shelves or racks. What you may …

This Infused Water Recipe Will Actually Help You Lose Weight

Believe it or not, bikini season is upon us. Getting a little panicky? Same. Fortunately, we have two secret ingredients for helping shed our winter …

Baby Quilt, Modern Flannel Minky Cotton, Orange, Grey, Gray, White, Fox, Woodland animal, Chevron, Baby Girl Boy Blanket, Toddler, Kids Bed

I chose exceptionally soft and fine fabrics for this baby quilt. Minky, Soft cottons and flannel combine so soft and soothing to the touch. This …

UHeart Organizing: DIY Canvas Color-Blocked Totes

Sewing has never been one of my strongest skills, but I am always wanting and willing to learn more. I have sewed basic curtain panels and attempted …

55 Sewing Projects to Make And Sell

Love to sew and need some creative, new ways to make money selling you sewing crafts? I was also wondering what makes the best project to sew and …

The Scrunchy Is BACK, and Here’s How to Make One

We may have sarcastically embraced the ’90s last April Fool’s day, but we’re done joking about the decade. We’re thanking our lucky stars that ’90s fashion trends are back in full force, *especially* the trusty scrunchy. Contrary to Carrie Bradshaw’s opinion, the scrunchy is a fantastic accessory …

Twelve Steps to Free-Motion Quilting

Are you ready to machine quilt? In less than five minutes, you can have your machine ready to create gorgeous free motion quilting (FMQ). Whether …