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On the Flip Side: How to Choose the Best Lining Fabric

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Sewing |

An interesting lining adds a bit of zing to your handmade garment, but can do so much more! Knowing how to choose the best lining fabric for your piece is essential for quality, comfort and style. Learn about these fabrics and make your next trip to the store a breeze!

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What to do With Old Sweatshirts? Transform Them Today!

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Sweatshirts become a wardrobe staple during the colder months, but they can be so boring! Sew a bit of personality into your simple sweatshirts with these ideas for refashioning and detailing.

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DIY Fall Fashion: Trendy Sewing Projects for Your Cold-Weather Wardrobe

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Ready to add a few perfect-fitting essentials to your wardrobe with fall sewing projects? Get inspired with these sewing kits and patterns that will fill your fall sewing project list in no time.

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Showcase Your Talent in the First Craftsy Pattern Design Awards!

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

This October, we want to celebrate the amazing pattern designers whose hard work and creativity has given us the tools we need to create incredible projects. Read on to find out more — including how you can be entered to win the Craftsy class of your choice!

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Free Pattern Friday: Be Extra Sweet With Free Sweetest Day Patterns

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

Take a moment to show the extra-special people in your life that you care with these 8 heart-themed project ideas in celebration of the upcoming Sweetest Day holiday!

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Cozy Sewing: How to Sew a Duvet Cover

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

A quick way to give your bedding an affordable makeover for the fall season is to sew your own cozy duvet cover out of two bedsheets. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to create your own removable duvet cover that closes with buttons for easy washing. It only takes an afternoon of sewing and will leave your sleeping space feeling refreshed!

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