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Keeping Scissors Sharp: 10 Tips to Care for Your Sewing Scissors

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014 in Quilting, Sewing |

Your fabric scissors are a prized possession of your sewing room — be sure to treat them that way. Follow these tips to keep your scissors in tip top shape so they are sharp and ready for use at all times!

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Expert Tricks & Foolproof Techniques: Tips for Muslin Fitting

Posted by on Sep 7, 2014 in Sewing |

How often does a sewing pattern fit you straight out of the packet with no alterations? Rarely, right? This is why it often helps to make a muslin, to assess the style and fit before you cut into your precious fashion fabric. Here are some foolproof tips for muslin fitting to help you find your perfect fit!

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Travel Scrabble: Making a Handmade Game Board!

Posted by on Sep 6, 2014 in Sewing |

Want to take your gaming on the go? Read on to learn how to make your own foldable, rollable, packable fabric game board!

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Craftsy FPF: Bring on the Color With 8 FREE Colorful Patterns + Project Ideas!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

September is all about the color — from bright farmers markets full of fresh, colorful produce to eye-popping landscapes laden with the first of changing leaves. Draw inspiration from the season's dazzling colors for your next project with one of this week's free pattern finds!

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Back to School: 6 Great Sewing Patterns for Boys

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Sewing |

Going back to school marks a new year, a new start, and is full of excitement and possibilities for the year ahead. Why not make it even more special by making a new garment for the special kid in your life!

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Back to School: 6 Delightful Sewing Patterns for Girls

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Sewing |

Create a tradition in your family by making and documenting the years in an outfit handmade with love. Check out six super cute patterns for girls that are sure to delight!

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