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How-To: Square Floor Cushion

Ever wonder what to do with all the scraps you accumulate when you sew all the time? Why not make a floor cushion? Using scraps makes them heavier …

Mega Credit Card Wallet {Sewing Tutorial}

I swear I am not a spendaholic. I don’t even have any credit card debt. But I do have a lot of gift cards, reward cards, business cards, sky miles …

Tutorial: Miss P shows how to shorten a zipper

When I cleaned up my sewing room, I realized exactly how many zippers I’d hoarded over the years. Enough of them to overfill a 15 qt plastic tub! …

Zipper Book Clutch | See Kate Sew

<b>Zipper Book Clutch</b> | <i>See Kate Sew</i><p>I’m loving on this amazing sewing project! What a cool way to upcycle an old and loved book (or a vintage book with a cool spine!). And to my pleasure, this project does not involve any sewing! That’s right, no sewing, just some glueing with some super strong E6000. Just make sure you use that glue in a well ventilated area to avoid headaches!

DIY dress: Pollock Impulse (tutorial)

All of us have a dress that we are tired of or it has a stain that can’t be removed; now here is your inspiration. Sylvia currently lives in …

have it all wallet pattern. . . : LBG STUDIO

I made my first wallet way back in 2009 and used it for almost 2 years. I liked it so much that when it came time to make a new wallet, I made the …

How-To: Sew a Half Slip

I’m a gal who wears dresses and skirts almost daily, so I’m just a little bit obsessed with proper foundation garments. (They make all the difference!) So, I couldn’t pass up this half slip sewing tutorial from Christine Haynes on Craftsy!<p>Ready to make this your weekend project? Head over to …

Tutorial: Draft your own purse pattern

Justine from Sew Country Chick shows how she drafted the pattern for this pleated hobo bag she made for her friend’s birthday. She walks us through …

Sewing Basics: Marking and Cutting Fabric

With so many options for both marking and cutting fabric, it’s easy to see how a new sewer might feel a bit overwhelmed. Sound familiar? Start your next project with confidence using this helpful guide to the basics of marking and cutting fabric from Tilly at Tilly and the Buttons!<p>Every maker has …

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How to Sew Silk, Satin, Taffeta and other Fancy Fabrics

Pinning these fabrics should be done with Silk Pins (<i>affiliate link</i>) , which are sharp and thin. Keep pins in the seam allowances to prevent holes …

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 …

Make In One Hour or Less: Insulated Snow Pants

Pin It<p>Winter's here and that means snow! Which of course means the kids want to be outside. Snow pants are a must, but good, toasty warm ones can …

Mason Jar Pin Cushions

Here’s a way to take the Mason jar out of the kitchen and into your craft room! It then becomes a handy tool for storing needles on top and<p>701<p>1938

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If curves and corners on your sewing project end up a bumpy, lumpy, rounded mess, check out this post from Liz from Simple Simon & Co. She tells how …