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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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7 Ways to Upcycle Old Sweaters into New Accessories

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

What are you gonna do with that pile of winter sweaters you want to get rid of? Donating is great, but consider trying to upcycle old sweaters before you haul them away. A sweater you never wear can be easily transformed into gloves, slippers, and other accessories that you can wear every day! Read on for upcycle project inspiration.

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Splash Into Savings: Save Up to 70% on Select Supplies in Our Whale of Flash Sale

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving |

Splash into end-of-summer savings! You'll find select kits, fabric and yarn at up to 70% off during our Whale of a Flash Sale, going on now. From best-selling quilting kits to your favorite skeins, these items are going to go fast, so don't wait. Shop and start saving today!

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