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Hemming Knits Without a Struggle

Or should I say without tearing out every hair on your head??? You know that awful wavy, pleaty thing that happens when you hem knit fabrics? Well, I've got a simple method for hemming your knit makes that you'll love and use forever. And, the sun will shine, and birds will sing and your thighs… Continue reading Hemming Knits Without a Struggle

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Scrappy, Strippy, Quick Holiday Potholders

Today is Scrappy, Strippy Potholder Day in my series of tutorials about Christmas Crafting. You can still make these! The $6 Strippy Potholders I made were one of the more popular items on my one-night Craft Bazaar table. So I wanted to share with you how easy and enjoyable they are to make! I know… Continue reading Scrappy, Strippy, Quick Holiday Potholders

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Coloring With Thread – Embroidery from Tula Pink & Me

Freelance blogging for Coats and Clark’s Sewing Secrets blog is one of the things I do in my Sewful Life.  They’re wonderful to work with and once in a while I hear about other freelance opportunities through my contact, Lynn. Coats and Free Spirit Fabrics are part of the same company and Tula Pink is… Continue reading Coloring With Thread – Embroidery from Tula Pink & Me

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Fold-It-Like-a-Tree Christmas Napkins Tutorial-ette & Giveaway

My friend Corky makes wonderful things that she sells at Craft Bazaars all through the year. So, when I decided to make things for the one night mini-bazaar at our church, I asked her what she would suggest. Since I was using Christmas Fabrics exclusively, she told me that the neighboring table at her last… Continue reading Fold-It-Like-a-Tree Christmas Napkins Tutorial-ette & Giveaway

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Quickly Sewn Fabric Baskets

As promised, I wanted to show you how to make the lovely things I sewed for a small Craft Bazaar at our church a couple of weeks ago. I started with another tutorial, so this post is kind of a tutorial-ette. My "what to make" criteria was simple: Must be quick and enjoyable to make… Continue reading Quickly Sewn Fabric Baskets