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Tips for Beginner Sewers

Best tips for beginners sewers

Some might say your work is only as good as your tools. Beginner sewers, I cannot emphasize this enough — spend a little more to get good tools! Even if it is painful to invest at the moment, do not…

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Sewing French Seams

Sewing French seams

Every beginner should know about French seams how to sew them.   French seams just sound intimidating. Put French in front of anything, and it sounds sophisticated, yes, but also complicated. French cooking for example. The idea of cooking an egg casserole…

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Vintage Sewing Inspiration

Vintage Sewing Inspiration

Vintage Sewing Patterns Wiki has released over 83,000 vintage pattern envelopes for browsing!   Are you a Jackie O or a Marilyn Monroe? Do you believe in flower power? Or would you rather dance the night away at a sock…

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What Is On a Care Label?

what is your clothing telling you

Take a moment to look at what it is telling you before you tear out that seemingly annoying tag in your new sweater. Understanding the care label on your garments will save you time and money. It also keeps your…

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Beach Bag DIY

Beach Bag DIY

Beach bag is just something that I need at times. Yesterday I headed to the community pool carrying my book and towel in a reusable shopping bag. That is how my life has turned out. My “beach towel” is not…

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Baby Tag Blanket

baby blanket

Baby tag blanket makes you love the summer! I can’t tell you how many baby showers I have been to in the past three months. But I can tell you how they have kept me at my sewing table, crafting…

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Patriotic DIYs

Patriotic DIYs

As a patriotic person, summer always feels like the most American of seasons to me. July 4th, of course, the nation’s birthday, is the definitive summer holiday. But the summer also kicks off and ends with the federal holidays of Memorial…

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Why Do Men Love Knitting?

Men knitting

Knitting improves health Yes, it is therapeutic. Physically, it has been proven to help with rheumatism and arthritis. We focus so much on keeping our bodies in shape and so we exercise a lot. However, we usually forget to exercise…

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Famous Men Who Knit

Men Who Knit

Some women love to knit and when someone says “knitting” what do you usually think of? The first thing that used to come to my mind was my grandmother, who watches Jeopardy every night and knits yards and yards. She…

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Knitting History: How It Actually Began

History of Knitting

Originating from the word cnyttan, knitting basically means “to tie with a knot.” In a more complicated definition, it is a process of creating loops of threads that interlock row by row through the use of yarn and needles. People…

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DIY Move for Crafters, Pt. 3

moving tips for crafters

This segment of my moving tips focuses on accessibility — what you can do to make projects easy to locate, and things you should avoid.                             Via:…

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Moving Yourself – And Your Sewing Room! Pt. 2

Moving tips for sewing crafters

Moving can be more tiresome than sewing, especially if you are a crafty hoarder like me. But with a few preparatory moves, you can simplify the process and save yourself a big headache later!            …

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