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Leprechaun’s Joy: Make this colorful St Patrick’s Day garland

Today I’m showing you how to take simple fabric yoyos and turn them into a colorful DIY St Patrick’s Day garland. This is a fun scrap busting project that you can mostly make in spare moments. I love that portability aspect of making yoyos! If you’re a person on the go and you “can’t find …

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butterick 8548 coat

Make one of these 40 coat patterns for a skill building sewing challenge

If you’re looking for coat patterns, you’re in the right spot. Taking on sewing a coat is a big sewing challenge. There’s a lot of different things to think about—fabric, inner layers, do I tailor this etc. Having made many coats at this point in my sewing life, I can attest that you can totally …

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Beautiful & simple: How to sew a blind hem [do I need a blind hem foot?]

Today you’re going to learn all about how to sew a blind hem and if you really need a blind hem foot or not. So you’re just getting used to your sewing machine, a nd you see this funky zigzaggy straight stitch combo stitch. You’re thinking, what on earth is this and why would I …

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26 Beautiful Valentine’s Sewing Projects you can make yourself

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so why not sew up any of these beautiful Valentine’s sewing projects to celebrate the day of love? Here’s a great list of Valentine’s sewing kits and Valentine’s sewing patterns that you’ll want to try out. If you’re looking for a quick sew project to make something festive …

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DIY Valentine's Day t-shirt

How to make a DIY Valentine’s Day t-shirt with sweetness and lace

Today I’m showing how to make a quick DIY Valentine’s Day t-shirt. This is a quick and easy sewing project because we’re starting with a store bought tee. We’ll first do a little bit of deconstruction. Then we’ll add some sweet Telio stretch heart lace, some quick stitching, and finally put things back together. And …

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graph paper plan for organizing a sewing room

5 amazing things you need to know about organizing a sewing room

Today we’re talking about organizing a sewing room. Maybe you’re just getting started sewing or like me, you’ve recently moved to a new place and need to set up your sewing space. If you’re in this boat, it can be daunting to try and create a place for your sewing hobby that both works and …

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