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Fun gifts for sewers and quilters $30 and under with sewing wallet, jeans zippers, thread assortment and seam ripper graphic hoodie

Fun gifts for sewers and quilters $30 and under: 2019 gift guide

Here are some fun gifts for sewers quilters, and they’re all $30 and under. Whether it’s for you or for your sewing friends, here’s some ideas to help you brainstorm your gift list for the Holiday season. Fun gifts for sewers and quilters Sewing room decor, something to wear + a really really cool tool …

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Make your own laminated fabric with Heat n’ Bond iron-on vinyl

Today I’m talking all things laminated fabric. Laminated fabrics are a nice thing to use whenever you want to build in some wipeability and water resistance into your projects. And while you can certainly buy yardage of laminated cotton and oilcloth (laminated cotton’s thicker cousin), it’s really simple to make your own laminated fabric. Plus, …

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66 Easy Embellishment ideas for your sewing projects

Embellishments can be an easy way to add some visual texture and fun to any sewing project you’re working on. From applique to yoyos, there’s so many embellishment ideas that can spice up a garment. The cool thing about adding embellishments is that a lot of them are quick-sew or even no-sew wins. You can …

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10 common pattern repeats for fabric

I’m finishing up my block printing basics series today talking about 10 common pattern repeats for fabric. We’ll get into what a print repeat is and why they’re important when you’re block printing. Designing fabric can get really complicated really fast. The cool thing about block printing is that making block print repeats is really …

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