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Find Your Favorite Things With 11 New Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Woodworking | Comments

Bright buttercream cakes and delicious doughnuts... these are a few of our favorite things! We've just released 11 amazing new online Craftsy classes, ready for your enjoyment. Plus, we're offering them at a limited time new class discount, so you get a brand new class all tied up with a sweet savings string!

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How to Make a FBA (Full Bust Adjustment) on Princess Seams

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Sewing |

A full bust adjustment sounds like a tedious technique, but believe me, it's very easy to do and can save you a lot of fitting problems! With this step-by-step photo tutorial, you'll see how simple it is.

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Home Away From Home: Sewing a Travel Eye Mask

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

When your traveling, you sometimes have to sleep in less than desirable locations. But, with a simple sleep mask, you can make even the brightest airplane cabin or train car dark as night, helping you catch some much needed shut-eye. Find out how to make your own sleep mask with this step-by-step tutorial!

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How to Apply Fabric Protector to Your Handmade Bags

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Have you ever sewn a bag or purse? If so, then you know how much time you spend laboring over fabric choices, cutting out fabrics, fusing interfacing, installing hardware and finally sewing. Plus, the monetary expense of making your own bag or purse can be pretty hefty, so don't forget to do one final thing — protect your purse from spills and stains! Read on to learn how!

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Home Away From Home: How to Sew Travel Slippers

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

When you are traveling, taking along a little piece of home can be really comforting. For me, one of the items that always comes along with me are simple folding slippers I sew myself. Ready to make your own comfy pair to take on the road? Here's how:

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Free Pattern Friday: Get Nerdy With 7 Geek-Loving Patterns!

Posted by on Jul 25, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Hey there all you free pattern lovers — it's hip to be square! From Star Wars to science, get geeky with these FREE nebulously nerdy patterns.

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