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Fashion and Function: Sewing Stylish Shoulder Epaulets

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Sewing |

Shoulder epaulets have become a popular styling detail in today's fashions. Read on to find out how to add them to any pattern with this step-by-step shoulder epaulet tutorial!

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10 Gift Ideas for Sewers + Enter to Win the Ultimate Sewing Gift Collection!

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Sewing | Comments

Find the best gifts for sewers this holiday season + enter to win a collection of sewing kits, supplies and classes valued at over $250!

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Learn the Secrets of Retro-Chic & Win a Copy of Gertie Sews Vintage Casual!

Posted by on Nov 16, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Are you as excited as I am about Gertie Sews Vintage Casual, Gretchen Hirsch's newest book? Enter to win a copy right here!

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Sew Pretty: How to Sew a Makeup Bag

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Learn how to sew your own makeup bag, no fancy hardware or unknown notions required!

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Giveaway Alert! Enter to WIN a Silhouette Cameo Electronic Cutting Tool

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Paper Crafts, Sewing | Comments

Skip putting this on your wishlist and enter right now for a chance to win a Silhouette Cameo electronic cutting machine!

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How to Handsew: The Slip Stitch

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Add another stitch to your arsenal! This stitch can be sewn to be completely invisible on both the inside and the outside of the garment, as the stitch "slips" into the fold of the hem during the stitching process, making it perfect for finer garments.

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