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Back to School With New Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Embroidery, Gardening, Knitting, Photography, Sewing, Woodworking | Comments

School is back in session! Get ready to earn an A+ in your passion, as you explore lifelong learning with Craftsy classes, all at a special, limited-time new class price!

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Home Away From Home: How to Sew a Folding Sun Hat

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Sewing |

When going on a sun-filled vacation, a fabric sun hat is the best of both worlds: You can fold and pack it along with your travel clothes, but when unfolded, it will provide shade and keep you from getting burnt. Just follow along with each step of this sewing photo tutorial, and you'll have your own packable version in no time!

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Woof, Woof! 8 Patterns to Sew for Dogs

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Sewing |

Pamper your four-legged friend! Sew a 20-minute dog bed, fashionable neckwear or some clothing for your pup with these adorable sewing patterns for dogs.

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Pattern Hack Your Way to 9 New Looks This Summer!

Posted by on Aug 10, 2014 in Sewing |

Want to get the most out of your sewing patterns this summer? Make them work harder! With a bit of creative pattern hacking, you can end up with fresh new looks for any occasion, whatever your preferred style or sewing ability. So, if you need a boost of confidence or some creative inspiration, here are 9 of my favorite pattern hacks to help you create a wardrobe brimming with cute tops and blouses.

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Home Away from Home: How to Sew a Luggage Tag

Posted by on Aug 9, 2014 in Sewing |

Make a luggage tag thats as pretty as it useful with this simple step-by-step sewing tutorial. No one will have the same beautiful tag as you!

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Sew Organized: Quilt Studio Organization Hacks

Posted by on Aug 9, 2014 in Quilting, Sewing | Comments

Having a dedicated space for sewing and quilting is a great way to not only keep projects and supplies organized but also makes it easier to finish things up. Here are some quilt studio organization ideas perfect to help you create your dream stitching studio!

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