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Pincushion Patterns: Pin & Needle Storage That’s Too Pretty to Hide

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Quilting, Sewing |

Pincushions and needle books aren't just for storing in your craft space. Keeping your needles all in one place means that when you're stitching on the go, you can just pick up the cushion or book and take it with you. Store your pins and needles proudly when you use one of these pincushions and needle books to hold your most precious notions.

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Free Pattern Friday: A Pretty Knit Poncho, Lunch Box & More!

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

What better way to spend a relaxing weekend than doing what you love — for free! Stitch up the cutest vinyl lunch tote for an adorable back-to-school bag or make an accessory to remember with a gorgeous choker jewelry pattern. No matter your passion, you're sure to find a project that delights and inspires!

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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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