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Quick and Easy Fall Scarves

Quick and Easy Fall Scarves

It’s mid-October here in North Texas, and it’s still not cold enough to pull out our cold weather garb. Argh! How much longer can a gal wear her summer get-ups before she goes crazy? In hopeful anticipation of cooler weather on the horizon, I’ve been... [+]

Flannel Tutorials

Flannel Tutorials

We’re so excited to start using our “Made by Rae” organic Fanfare Flannel from Cloud9 Fabrics, so we’ve been doing some research on good tutorials and project ideas for using flannel. Hopefully this list will help you get inspired! Be sure to bookmark it so... [+]

How to add lining to a bodice

How to add lining to a bodice

I’m working on a new pattern based on pattern pieces from Simple Modern Sewing, a Japanese apparel sewing book translated (very well) into English. The bodice doesn’t call for a lining, but I wanted the bodice portion to be a bit more substantial, and I... [+]

Easter Tutorials!

Easter Tutorials!

Why do we love holidays? Because they give crafty people an excuse to make more crafts! And who doesn’t love a theme? Here are links to some great Easter tutorials to get your creative juices flowing: http://pinterest.com/jeannettel/easter-tutorials http://pinterest.com/rosaliedm/easter-tutorials http://pinterest.com/coydonna/easter-tutorials http://www.weddingwindow.com/blog/diy-easter-tutorials-roundup

CPC #1: Travel Shoe Bag Tutorial

Have you started on your Pinterest Challenge projects yet? This morning I finished up my first pin: the Travel Shoe Bag Tutorial from Sew4Home. It was a cinch to put together and is super cute! One of my friends on Facebook asked if I could... [+]

We Love: Butterfly Tunic

We Love: Butterfly Tunic

The blog name says it all about this cute Butterfly Tunic tutorial: Make It and Love It!   Would be super cute in Robert Kaufman zig zag knit or ruffle fabric…

Felt Circle Scarf Tutorial

Felt Circle Scarf Tutorial

I recently ran across a story online about an architect who had started designing scarves using felt. Her scarves had a beautiful structure to them, playing with negative space and texture. This is the time of year that I naturally start leaning towards craft projects... [+]