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How to Attach Lining to an Invisible Zipper With a Sewing Machine

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

When sewing the lining into a garment with an invisible zipper opening, many sewing patterns instruct you to hand sew the lining to the zipper tape on the inside using a slip stitch. It is usually possible to attach the lining to the zipper by sewing machine instead for a faster, stronger and cleaner finish. This post demonstrates how to sew the lining to to the invisible zipper of a garment without any hand sewing. Read more

Celebrate Senior Citizen Day With Sewing and Quilting Projects!

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Did you know Senior Citizen's Day is August 21? Celebrate this fun holiday this summer by making a sewn or quilted gift for your favorite spunky seniors!

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Discover How to Make Doughnuts With Our FREE Recipe eGuide!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

From raised and glazed to baked and cakey, who doesn't love a fresh doughnut? Learn how to make your own delightful dough right in your own kitchen with our fabulously FREE baking eGuide: "Delicious Doughnut Recipes You Can Make at Home."

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How to Sew a Swimsuit You’ll Really Love – Part Two

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Sewing |

Check out part two of our swimsuit sewing tutorial where we will finish constructing your beautiful bombshell suit. So pull up a chair, pour yourself a cup of tea and get ready to look bombshell beautiful!

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How to Sew a Swimsuit You’ll Really Love – Part One

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

No longer is sewing garments restricted to dresses, pants, skirts, and tops! More and more sewers are branching out into all of those unmentionables, including me. I've been sewing for over 30 years, and never once did I consider making my own swimsuit, until now. Be a bombshell: Read on to learn how to sew a swimsuit that fits and flatters your body!

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Free Pattern Friday: Say So Long to Summer With Free Patterns!

Posted by on Aug 15, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

The last of summer's days are upon us. Make the most of them with some last minute summertime projects! With rainbow embroidery designs, simple knit tote and more, find the perfect free pattern project to soak up every last minute of sunshine.

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