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woman wearing DIY sweatshirt

How to sew a sweatshirt (for something cute & sporty)

Let’s talk how to sew a sweatshirt. Sweatshirts have so much to offer. They’re comfortable, sporty, a great layering piece and something that’s easy to make your own. And sweatshirts are such an easy to sew alternative to other cozy warm garments like sweaters. If you’re all thumbs with yarn but like to be warm …

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finished applique t-shirt

Make an applique t-shirt (the simple way to show off your personality)

The easiest way to rescue a boring t-shirt is to transform it into an applique t-shirt. Applique is such a simple way to add some extra visual texture and interest to a plain t-shirt. All you need is some knit fabric scraps, a little bit of time, and you can create an applique t-shirt that’ll …

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buttonhole elastic buttons and jeans

Adding elastic to a jeans waistband (buttonhole elastic tutorial)

Today is all about adding elastic to a jeans waistband with buttonhole elastic. If you have kids, you’ve probably seen buttonhole elastic on pants. And if you have kids with smaller waists, you LOOK for pants with buttonhole elastic. Buttonhole elastic is great stuff it turns out for helping create an adjustable waist. For kids …

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