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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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How to start a handmade Christmas tradition with DIY family pajamas

Christmas is a time of making memories with your family, and we all have our favorite traditions this time of year.  I love how things like making cookies and ornaments and sewing simple gifts can get everyone in your family involved.  And though it’s work to do so, sewing things for others is a wonderful …

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