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How To Tuesday: Animal Coin Purses

Here’s a great stocking stuffer idea – animal coin purses from Straight Stitch Society! So cute for all ages. Here’s what you need: – 10″ x 16″ piece of fabric for the outside of coin purse, including face and ears … Continue reading

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How To Tuesday: Ear Bud Carrier

This is a really cute DIY gift idea to pair with that new ipod – a circular ear bud carrier! This project was posted in the Craftser forum by Trouble T. Here’s what you need: – 2 complimentary fabrics, less … Continue reading

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How To Tuesday: Makeup Bag

Continuing with the DIY holiday gift theme, this week we are showcasing this adorable makeup bag that was featured in Curbly‘s 15 DIY Gift Ideas roundup. This project comes from the blog Say Yes to Hoboken. Supplies: Two coordinating fabric (one … Continue reading

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How To Tuesday: Lavender Eye Pillow

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about DIY’ing your gifts! Let’s start with these lovely homemade lavender eye pillows from Button Bird Designs – pretty! These make great gifts or stocking stuffers, are easy and inexpensive to make, and … Continue reading

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How To Tuesday: Fall Fashion Trends

I love this NY Fashion Week post from Burda Style – they have recapped some of the trends that they spotted on the runway and paired them with their sewing patterns so you can get the look! Check out these fab … Continue reading

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How To Tuesday: The Godet Skirt

How about some real sewing today! From BurdaStyle, check out this fabulous pencil skirt. Marina chose a wool tweed for the skirt with a silk charmeuse lining – how pretty! I think the skirt would also look great in a … Continue reading

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How To Tuesday: Adorable Owl Cushion

Why hello there owl-y cuteness! This adorable owl cushion how to comes from the Craftster community forum. Here’s what you’ll need: • A sewing machine • 3 x pieces of complimentary fabrics (fat quarters work best and are cost effective!) … Continue reading

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How To Tuesday: Fabric Peonies

Peonies are my absolute favorite flower and these DIY fabric peonies from Creature Comforts are so pretty! You can use these as everything from hair accessories to gift toppers – here’s what you’ll need: Candle Lighter or matches Chiffon or … Continue reading

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Cool Pick of the Week

My Happy Sewing Place: Fashions from the Past is a great site for inspiration. Debi from Scotland is inspired by fashions from the past and recreates timely pieces for herself from both vintage and current patterns. Take a look – … Continue reading

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How To Tuesday: Operation Comfort Doll

I found this project on Sew News and I think it’s a great one. From their site: Every year women all over the country find themselves in terrible situations that end with a stay in a domestic abuse shelter. The Comfort Doll Project encourages crafters … Continue reading

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