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Twist and Shout: 7 New Classes to Get You Jumping For Joy

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Drawing, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Knitting, Painting, Quilting, Sewing |

We're so excited about this week's roundup of classes. From learning how to create any size pattern to growing an elegant edible garden, you're going to have a blast learning with Craftsy!

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Scrap Busting For Garment Sewers: 6 Sewing Projects With Scraps

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Quilters have plenty of options for using up scrap fabric but it can be difficult for garment sewers to figure out what to do with leftover pieces. Here are a six ideas for how to use your fabric scraps in your next garment sewing project.

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Tale of the Tape: 5 Tips for Using Clothes to Custom Fit Patterns

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Do you have an item in your closet that fits you to perfection? Here are a few tips on how to use the ready-to-wear clothes you already own to go about choosing, adjusting and creating custom fit patterns.

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Hide the Clutter! Quick DIY Fabric Projects to Spruce Up Your Home

Posted by on Oct 11, 2014 in Sewing |

Use fabric to hide or conceal the junk in your living space, giving it a fresh new look! You'll be inspired by these simple fabric projects for the home.

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Hooray! 5 Million Member Celebration: Save on Select Classes

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

The Craftsy community is now five million members strong! Help us celebrate this milestone in the maker community with limited-time discounts on select online classes. But you better hurry. These class savings will be gone in a flash!

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How to Match Seams Perfectly: Sewing Seams Across an Invisible Zipper

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Sewing |

When sewn properly, invisible zippers look sleek and neat within a seam. Aligning horizontal seams or prints across an invisible zipper can elevate the finished look of your sewn garment. Find out the trick to sewing perfectly matched seams across an invisible zipper!

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