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15 cheap sewing tools you probably have in your house

I have and always will be a person who lives by the credo–use what you have. With that in mind, I wanted to share this list of cheap sewing tools you may already have hanging around your house. The truth is that sometimes the fanciest gadgets and specialty notions don’t necessarily mean better sewing. The …

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The best summer fabrics to sew minus sweaty hot

Perhaps it’s the sting of sunscreen melting into my eyes inspiring me, but today my mind wanders to the best summer fabrics to sew. Maybe it’s just me, but I could totally do without the scorching sun aspects of summer. Thankfully for me and for you, dear reader, there’s lots of of summer fabrics that’ll …

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Make cute gift bags with this easy drawstring bag tutorial

We’re going basic today with this easy drawstring bag tutorial. I love simple drawstring bags. They’re a great leftover fabric project, they’re quick to make. Best of all, it’s simple straight line sewing, so this is an awesome project for beginners. Shoot, you can make them with your kids so they can get their hands …

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