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7 No-Sew Crafts That Are Ridiculously Easy To Make (PHOTOS)

Don't get us wrong: We love a good craft project. And we <i>especially</i> love ones that involve pretty fabrics. But, sometimes the thought of dragging out our supplies and spending hours stitching is a little intimidating. So, we've rounded up seven no-sew crafts for every occasion that take minimal …

Best free sewing patterns online

You're new to sewing, but don't want to spend a fortune on patterns, so, what do you do? Trawling the internet is a good start. There is a wealth of free patterns for the cash-strapped or cautious. The only question is, which ones can you trust? Anyone can "draft" a sewing pattern and put it out …

40 Genius No-Sew DIY Projects

Don’t count sewing as part of your creative repertoire? No worries, there are tons of incredible things you can still do using fabric! Home decor, fashion accessories, pet items – the sky is the limit. Here are 40 DIY projects you can do without needle, thread, or a sewing machine!<p>1. Utensil …

How to Easily Adjust Sewing Machine Tension

Sometimes quilters are hesitant to adjust sewing machine tension when stitches aren't quite right because they are unsure if the adjustments will …

Turn a Vintage Book Into a Sewing Kit

Repurpose an old book cover to make a sewing kit with all your essentials tucked inside. Not only will it look great on your shelf, you’ll be able to pull it down and have all your supplies at hand.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>thin strip of wool<br>• large squares of wool fabric ( 2 )<br>• scissors or exacto …

Sew Easy: Make This Twisted Turban Headband

Need a bold hair accessory to take your ‘do up a notch? This twisted turban headband requires minimal sewing and can be made from fabric scraps you already have lying around your home.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>any fabric (for e.g. silky stripey fabric)<br>• scissors<br>• Sewing needle & thread<p><b>Ready to make?</b> …