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Pretty + Practical: How to Sew a Patch Pocket With Reinforced Corners

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Patch pockets add a lovely touch to any garment, reinforcing the corners makes it even better! Read on for step-by-step guidance on how to sew a one flawlessly.

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Sew Stretchy: Tips for Sewing Fold-Over Elastic

Posted by on Nov 23, 2014 in Sewing |

Make a bold statement with fold-over elastic! Learn how to sew fold-over elastic to bind all your knit garments with these must-know tips.

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Touch of Bling: How to Add Jewelry Embellishments to a Neckline

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in Sewing |

With just a little bit of bling you can elevate the look of an ordinary top or dress into something modern and stylish. Here's how...

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How to Handsew: The Overcast Stitch

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Sewing |

Learn how to sew the overcast stitch, a hand sewing technique that's not only lovely on fine fabrics like silk, but also serves as a great way to finish thicker fabrics like wool!

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FPF: Let’s Talk Turkey With FREE Thanksgiving Patterns

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

This week, we're bringing you eight projects you can use to dress up your Thanksgiving table — all fabulous and fun, yet quick enough to leave you plenty of time to prep the turkey & spend time with those you love!

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Season’s Sewings: How to Sew an Infinity Scarf

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Refresh your wardrobe with a classy infinity scarf! This tutorial leads you through each step to make a double-layered infinity scarf that will keep you warm & stylish as the seasons change.

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