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13 types of interfacing that’ll make all your sewing better

We’re talking all about types of interfacing today. Why? Because interfacing is one of the key elements to making all of your sewing better. Also, if you go searching for types of interfacing, your head will soon be in a stew of numbers and manufacturers and confusion. I’m not about that. By the end of …

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interfacing fabric

Everything you need to know about interfacing fabric

Deep but important to know subject today: we’re talking about interfacing fabric. Interfacing can really make or break your projects but raise your hand if you’ve just bought the cheap stuff thinking it’s all the same (waves hand then smacks forehead immediately). The truth is that interfacing is a vital part of a lot of …

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"home dec sewing tips", pillows, curtains

7 home dec sewing tips that’ll help you make a beautiful home

I secretly love home dec sewing. But Elizabeth, sewing for your home is b-o-r-i-n-g. I’ll admit sewing a pillow isn’t as glamorous maybe as making a tailored jacket with all the fixings. Still, that humble pillow will be enjoyed by everyone who enters your home for years to come. When you sew for your home, …

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pattern fitting books

7 Pattern fitting books that’ll smash your sewing frustrations

Let’s chat pattern fitting books, but before that, I’m going to say something you need to hear. There is no perfect pattern. People search for it, buy 18 jeans patterns hoping for “the one” and turn up disappointed. Maybe you’ve heavily invested in pattern company P, Y or Q because of the promise of a …

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collection of woven mug and tea

7 DIY Christmas decor ideas you can sew up right now

Need some DIY Christmas decor ideas like yesterday? Today we’re chatting about 7 easy DIY Christmas decor projects. If you’re like me, handmade DIY Christmas decor ideas start popping in your head when my favorite eggnog hits the shelves. I love being able to create a cozy feeling for my family with all these sweet …

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