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Accurately Checking Percentage of Stretch

If you've sewn with knit fabrics, you may not know much about percentage of stretch, but I bet you know well it’s importance! Let me explain . . . You made a t-shirt and it fit and looked fabulous on you. So, you made another one from a different knit fabric and it brought you… Continue reading Accurately Checking Percentage of Stretch

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Whacking & Hacking – My Stasia Tee Re-Mix

Sometimes one writes a blog post while on a layover  in the Las Vegas airport, leaves it in draft form and forgets to post it.  Wonder how I know about that??? So. . .although I made it to my destination of Texas and back home already, I hope you'll still enjoy this post! Meg of… Continue reading Whacking & Hacking – My Stasia Tee Re-Mix

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Pretty Panties – More Blogging, More Sewing

As you may have seen, when I'm not blogging here, I'm over at Coats and Clark's Sewing Secrets blog, writing my sewful heart out for them. And, having a whole lot of fun! A few weeks ago, to celebrate more projects you can make with the ever-amazing Eloflex Stretch Thread, I gathered wonderful Pantie tutorials… Continue reading Pretty Panties – More Blogging, More Sewing

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Stasia Dress to Peplum Hack – A Tutorial

Pattern Testing has always sounded like an enjoyable adventure. So I was excited when Meg of Sew Liberated Designs was looking for testers for her new Stasia Dress and Tee. I’ve used Meg's patterns before and knew this would be great. And, it was! I love the Stasia Dress and Tee!! It's a beautifully designed pattern… Continue reading Stasia Dress to Peplum Hack – A Tutorial

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Sew Your Own Road Trip Games – More Blogging, More Sewing

A post I wrote last Summer for Coats Sewing Secrets Blog just popped up on my Facebook feed and I thought it might be helpful for you. If you have a road trip planned, entertaining the kids along the way is usually a not-so-welcome challenge! You'll enjoy the tutorials I compiled for this post. They… Continue reading Sew Your Own Road Trip Games – More Blogging, More Sewing

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Gifts to Sew for Every Dad – More Blogging, More Sewing

The tutorial compilation post I recently wrote for the Coats & Clark Sewing Secrets Blog is all about gifts you can sew for Dad. ALERT: Father's Day is Sunday, June 18th! That means you have just a few more days to sew, but I think you can do these. Take a look. . . These… Continue reading Gifts to Sew for Every Dad – More Blogging, More Sewing

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Handmade Baby Shoes – More Blogging, More Sewing

In addition to blogging about my own sewfulness, I also write tutorial compilation posts for Coats & Clark's Sewing Secrets blog. And, it just occurred to me that you might enjoy those, too! So, from now on I will post a link every time one appears and you'll have even more inspiration for your own… Continue reading Handmade Baby Shoes – More Blogging, More Sewing