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Home Away From Home: How to Sew Travel Slippers

Posted by on Jul 26, 2014 in Sewing |

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 |

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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Shop the Summer Clearance Sale: Act Fast, While Kits, Fabric & Yarn Last!

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Knitting, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving |

Save up to 75% off kits, fabric and yarn in our summer clearance sale. From best-selling sewing kits to your favorite Fat Quarters, these clearance items are going fast, so don't wait a single second. Shop now for amazing savings!

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Sew Like a Pro: How to Finish Armholes With Bias Strips

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Looking for that ready-to-wear polish in your handmade garments? Give your garments a professional finish you've been looking for by learning how to how to finish armholes with bias strips in this step-by-step photo tutorial.

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Uniquely You: How to Sew and Embroider a Wrap Skirt

Posted by on Jul 23, 2014 in Embroidery, Sewing | Comments

Combining a free skirt pattern along with crewel embroidery techniques, I made a skirt that showcases my unique style and creative flair. See how I did it and be inspired to create your own unique embroidered skirt design!

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The Triangle Maxi Dress: A Quick & Easy Sewing Tutorial!

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Maxi dresses are showing up everywhere this summer. And, because now is the time when you'd rather be outside wearing a dress instead of being inside sewing one, I came up with a simple maxi dress pattern that's as easy to make as a summer breeze!

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