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Scented Holiday Projects
For quick-to-make gifts or new ornaments to add to a holiday tree, there are easy projects to sew with the aromatic scents of the season.
Scrappy Fabric Ideas from A to Z
Finding ways to use the inevitable scraps of leftover fabric is as much a joy as finally finishing the larger sewing projects from which scraps are born.
Scrappy Valentine's Day Hearts
Much speculation arises about the origins of Valentine's Day though even now obscured by myth and legend. No matter, as the essence of the day on February 14th is distinguished as a day of romance where bright red heart symbols have become a universal representation of romantic love.
September is National Sewing Month
Whether you sew to express personal creativity, for economic necessity, or for charitable contributions, sewing has a long storied tradition. September is officially recognized as National Sewing Month!
In an almost perfect marriage of practical function and elegant efficiency - the sewing machine and its machine sewing companion, the serger, combine to give the home sewer the best of all possible sewing worlds.
Sew a Cheery Holiday Kitchen
To bring the warm glow of the happiest of holiday times to that busiest of rooms - the kitchen, consider sewing a kitchen makeover with just a few yards of holiday themed printed fabric.
Sew a Child's Bean Bag Toss Game
The roots of the bean bag toss game, also known in times obscure as Cornhole, is originally a lawn game where players take turns throwing small bags of beans onto a raised area that has a hole cut into it. Why not sew small colorful bean bags for a delightful children's game!
Sew a Clothespin Doll
Of all the delightful things to handcraft or sew as ornaments clothespin dolls will surely bring a smile as they hang serenely with festive candy canes, jolly Santas, and smiling snowmen on a decorated holiday tree.
Sew a Garden Flag
Welcome visitors and friends with a garden flag to hang from a wrought iron garden flag pole, wall bracket, or mailbox. These celebratory flags add welcoming visual interest to home, garden or business and provide an extra display of color and whimsy for any outdoor space.
Sew a Lace Bolero or Shrug
The traditional season for weddings and prom festivities, late spring to early summer, brings great joy and new excitement as many bride-to-be’s and young lady prom goers search for a gown, often opting for the sheer elegance and sophistication of a revealing neckline and bare shoulder look.
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