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Applique: to sew fabric on fabric for a 3D, patterned effect. Learn applique basics to add to any of your sewing projects. Next, find ideas for adding applique to home decor, accessories or any garment.

How to sew knee patches for kids’ pants

Today we’re sewing knee patches for kids’ pants before they’re even holes! With 3 boys I have seen my share of knee holes in pants. I often joke that boys are professional hole makers. I once sat with a pair of (no joke) 18 pairs of pants to add patches to (too…

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Fringe Trim Cardigan Knockoff with Itch to Stitch Lisbon

Like most sewists out there I think, I often peruse RTW sites for sewing inspiration.  Usually, the things I like gather dust on my Pinterest.  Once in a while, I see something and I jump to make it pronto.  Such was the case with this Italian Featherweight Cashmere Fringe Cardigan from J…

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Reverse Applique Drop Pocket Cardigan

I’m still sewing furiously to get everything done for Patternreview’s Wardrobe Sudoku contest, and today, I’m introducing you to item #3.  Here’s my reverse applique drop pocket cardigan.  There’s a lot of work here, so let’s get to it! Reverse applique drop pocket cardigan The pattern Jalie’s Drop Pocket Cardigan is a…

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Vintage Vera Applique Trench Coat

Vote here for my trench coat! When the trench coat challenge this week for the a couple of things ran through my mind.  First, I thought about how much I love making jackets, then about how much work a jacket is, but mostly that I wasn’t expecting to make another trench coat…

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Bird Tessalation Dress

Have you completed a sewing dare?  How has it gone?  Did you learn anything new? My sewing dare is done!  Gillian dared me to take on incorporating reverse applique into one of my garments. I present to you my: Bird Tessalation Dress I knew right away that I wanted to do something…

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