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Essential Sewing Tools and Notions
There are a number of sewing tools and sewing notions that are essential to have in your sewing inventory in addition to a sewing machine. Some items are more necessary while others just make sewing a bit easier (and quicker). What tools do you consider to be essential?
Putting the Mended Heart Blocks Together
Finishing instructions for the free pattern and tutorial for the Mended Heart Quilt Block.
Free Mended Hearts Quilt Block Tutorial
Decorate your home with hearts for Valentine's Day with this free pattern and tutorial for the Mended Heart Quilt Block.
Haute Couture - The Art of Sewing
In its earliest beginnings, clothing was purely functional as a way of keeping warm and protected from the elements. Over time, clothing has grown beyond that original function to also become a way of expressing one's personal style. This clearly evidenced in the rise of haute couture.
How to Alter Pants
If you find a pair of pants that fit perfect in one spot, but not another, don't think that you have to put them them back on the rack. Some pant alterations are easy to do and can make all the difference in the world.
Sewing A Basic Pot Holder
Cutting and assembly instructions for the free potholder pattern and tutorial.
Free Pot Holder Pattern and Tutorial
A potholder is a great beginner sewing project. It requires only a small amount of fabric and batting and can be completed in a short amount of time. Potholders also make wonderful gifts for the holidays, especially as a hostess gift. Learn how to make an easy potholder with this tutorial.
Wine Bottle Cover Tutorial - Putting it Together
Sewing instructions for the free wine bottle cover pattern and tutorial.
Sew A Denim Wine Bottle Cover
Do you have some old jeans laying around? Recycle them by turning them into a fun and funky wine bottle cover. This free pattern and sewing tutorial will show you how.
Free Apron Pattern and Apron Tutorial
Aprons make wonderful gifts and are easy to make. This free apron pattern uses only one yard of fabric making it easy on the wallet as well. Follow along with the apron tutorial as I show you how to put the apron together.
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