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Easy, DIY Medal Holder Tutorial

Medals earned are usually treasured possessions. They are often a symbol of hard work and dedication, and are filled with memories of events attended and moments with friends. A medal holder is an easy way to display those precious medals, so we created this quick, easy, DIY Gym Medal Holder tha
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Arm Warmers & Superhero Cuffs Tutorial

Stretchy arm warmers or cuffs can be used to add extra character to dance or cosplay costumes. To make the pattern for your arm warmers or cuffs you will need a sleeve pattern from a tight fitting garment. You can use a sleeve from a leotard pattern or you can trace off a sleeve pattern from a le
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Choosing Elastic for Active Wear

When sewing activewear, elastic used to finish arm, neck and leg openings and provide stability to bindings and edges. There a number of different styles of elastic that can be used when sewing active wear (and a few styles that are not recommended to be used when sewing activewear). Sew ela
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Scrunchie with Visible Seams Tutorial

Scrunchies are a great way to finish off a dance costume or gymnastics outfit. Below is a tutorial on the simplest, most basic scrunchie to make, but I have a few more scrunchie tutorials on the way if you’re looking for something even more exciting. These scrunchies have a gymnast’s seal of appr
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How to Measure When Sewing Activewear

To ensure you make the right size and get a perfect fit for your activewear it is important to measure correctly. Always measure over the undergarments you will be wearing with your active wear.Chest: Measure around the widest part of the chest/ bust area.Waist: Measure around the natural waistline
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