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Sewing Tips for Petites: Finding the Perfect Patterns & Styles

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Sewing |

Sewing and fitting can be tricky for petite women (under 5'4"). Read on to find out the type of patterns and styles you should look for to get the best proportions for your body type!

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Kick Off The Holiday Weekend Early With 8 New Classes!

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Painting, Quilting, Sewing, Woodworking |

Embark on your next creative journey this Labor Day weekend with 8 brand new class, now available for up to 33% off!

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How to Sew a Picnic Blanket That’s Water-Resistant

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Sewing |

Sew your own blanket with a water-resistant backing and be ready for a picnic whenever the mood strikes you. This will protect you from any ground moisture (sprinklers, dew, pets) and ensure an afternoon of easy relaxation!

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Design Your Own: How to Make Color-Blocking Patterns

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Sewing |

Color blocking is a great trend with staying power, one that is perfect for creating flattering shapes and adding a touch of brightness to any garment. It's easy to adapt an existing pattern to use multiple fabrics. Read on to discover helpful tips for successfully creating your own color-blocked pattern pieces.

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Sewing Patterns to Help Crafters Stay Organized

Posted by on Aug 23, 2014 in Sewing |

With just a few handy sewing patterns, I figured out how to organize everything from needles to sewing patterns and craft magazines. Do your craft supplies need to be organized? Check out uses for these organizing patterns and keep your craft supplies organized!

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Free Pattern Friday: A Quilt Journal, Swanky Crocheted Scarf + More!

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Happy Friday creatives! We've got another amazing roundup of fun free patterns just for you. From sensational knit shawls to a figure-flattering dress (even a free tutorial on making homemade flour tortillas!), you're going to love where these fabulous free finds take you.

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