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Wedding Sewing

Today I spent some time sewing for the upcoming wedding. I would have thought I would have been busy sewing together all manner of frouffy ballerina skirts and princess dresses, but instead I had the pleasure of securing a loose button to pair of suit pants. Well, it's nice to know I've sewn somethi
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Pirate Costume with Quick, Easy Pirate Bandana

This blog post is inspired by an unhemmed pirate bandana found in my sewing pile of unfinished objects. Long ago, in the magical parenting days of dress ups and make believe adventures, I made a bandana to serve as part of a pirate costume. Now, while I had planned on making two bandanas, and it's t
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Scrunchie with Invisible Seams Tutorial

These are the traditional scrunchies, like the ones we had back in the 80s. Back then they were made them from very bright cotton fabrics. Now most of the scrunchies I encounter are made from lycra and sitting on the head or a gymnast or dancer, but if you want to get your 80s vibe going, these
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Sewing Minky Cuddle Blankets

My two little nieces have put in a request for snuggly cuddle blankets to keep them warm as we head into winter. I haven't seen them in a while but I did have one key piece of intelligence, Little Miss Almost Four is mad obsessed with unicorns right now. Apparently ponies are also 'pretty good', but
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How to Applique Leotards, Lycra and Stretch Fabrics

Appliqué is a technique used for adding decorative fabric designs to garments. This is the technique I use to appliqué leotards and other items made from lycra and spandex fabrics. To appliqué using this method you will need: The garment to be appliquéd. Stretch fabric from which to cut your app
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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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