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How-To: Dye Fabric With Black Tea

Before you throw out that cold tea at the bottom of the pot, remember that you can use it to dye fabric with new patterns and designs using this clever technique from Lynn of the Textile Arts Center. The patterns and designs are created by applying white glue to the fabric before exposing it to the …


Flashback: Sewing 101: French Seams

French seams are a simple and versatile way to create strong, professional-looking seams in any sewing project. A French seam uses two lines of stitches to encase the raw, unfinished fabric edges within the seam itself, which hides the edges from view, prevents fraying, and creates a clean and …

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 …

How-To: Shibori-Dyed Table Runner

Give your table decor a new look for spring with this shibori-dyed table runner tutorial that Erin from House of Earnest shared on the Etsy blog!

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 …

How-To: Fifteen Minute Skirt

If you need a skirt in a hurry, and you’ve got a little extra fabric and elastic on hand, then you might as well go ahead and whip one up with this quick and easy tutorial shared by Tumblr user No Synonym for a Synonym.