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How to add some vintage flair to your look

How to add some Vintage Flair to your look

How to nail that vintage look Ever watch those old classic movies and shows on TV and drool over that chic style of the Golden Era? With some cost effective accessorizing and a detailed shopping eye, you can achieve that…

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UPCYCLING: 5 DIY Ways to Repurpose Pillowcases

DIY Pillowcase Projects

DIY Upcycled Crafts The onset of warmer weather often means house-cleaning, but it doesn’t have to mean throwing out the old! This summer, try repurposing your old things instead of tossing them away. Upcycling a simple pillowcase can provide hours of entertainment…

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4 More Summer Sewing Projects for Kids

4 more summer sewing projects

KID’S SUMMER SEWING PROJECTS School’s out for the summer, and that means your little ones are at home looking for something to do. The next time your child tells you they’re bored, pull out some of these summer sewing projects…

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DIY Jelly Roll Quilt

DIY: Make A “jell roll” Quilt Top in 3 Easy Steps   First, take a jelly roll. No, this isn’t a recipe. Nor are we talking about the American rapper. A “jelly roll” in the sewing lexicon refers to a…

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The Difference between Woven and Printed Labels

The Difference Between Woven and Printed Labels

The Difference between Woven and Printed Labels – Woven VS Printed Labels: Why should you choose a woven label? Why not go for a printed label, which is less expensive to produce? Woven care labels use threads to reproduce a…

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10 Reasons to Start Sewing Your Own Clothes Now

Sewing

Guest blogger: Jennifer from Sewing Report Sewing is not something I ever saw myself doing as an adult. As a kid, I used to hand sew a little, as well as some basic knitting. Then there was Home Ec. While I don’t…

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Plan your summer sew-cation!

sew-cation

Guest blogger: Elizabeth from Elizabeth Made This With summer in full swing, it’s time for vacation!  For many of us, that means sewing up some great travel clothes for your adventures.  Why not find some ways to bring your sewing fun…

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What Is On a Care Label?

what is your clothing telling you

Before you tear out that seemingly annoying tag in your new sweater, take a moment to look at what it is telling you. Understanding the care label on your garments will save you time and money and keep your clothes…

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What Are Woven Labels Made Of?

what are woven labels made of

Woven labels are typically 100% polyester. It is the type of weave, and the thickness of the threads (“denier” or “thread count”) that determine the look and feel. Woven labels are generally made with a damask weave, satin weave, or…

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Why Are Care Labels Important?

whycarelabelsareimportant

Ever been bothered by an itchy care label in your clothing? Annoyed by the tag hanging off the edge of your sheet? Before you are tempted to tear it off, stop and consider the crucial role that the care label…

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DIY Baby Blanket

DIY Baby Blanket

Spring means long days in the garden, tall glasses of lemonade on the porch, and for me, endless baby showers. It can overwhelming to find and buy gifts for every shower, and luckily, with some ribbons, clothing labels, fabric scraps…

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10 Summer Crafts for Kids

10 Summer Crafts for kids

School’s out for the summer, and little hands need something to keep them busy! Turns out, you have most of the material lying around your house to make a perfect summer day activity for your child. If you’re feeling ambitious,…

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