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Two new retro inspired sewing patterns!

You kept begging so I had no choice but to obey! The two newest WhatTheCraft sewing patterns are my retro swing dress:

And my high-waisted zipper back pencil skirt:

Both patterns are available XS-XL and use stretch knit fabrics! And don’t forget: the more patterns you buy, the more

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How To Make a Rosie Wrap Head Band – DIY Fashion Tutorial

Rosie wrap, tie up rockabilly headband, dolly bow… whatever you want to call it, this is a super duper easy and quick sewing project. This would be a perfect tutorial to start with if you’re new to sewing.

I made mine in a pretty pink floral print, inspired by the trends featured in the spring

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How To Sew a Circle Skirt – DIY Fashion Tutorial

The moment you’ve all been waiting for: a circle skirt tutorial that has the math already done for you! Download my FREE circle skirt template, and you’re ready to go!

For detailed instructions, watch my video tutorial here:

I tried to address all the questions you guys have asked about

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How To Make a Fabric Gift Bow – DIY Fashion Tutorial

What better way to get #fabulouslyfestive than to festoon yourself (and others) with bows? This bow would make a great topper for a gift since it’s the classic gift bow design… but the bonus is that since it’s made from fabric, it can double as a hair bow, brooch, or bracelet! Of course you can

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How to Make Paper Feathers – Home Decor Tutorial

I went on a little bit of a decorating frenzy for Halloween, and now I can’t stop!

I couldn’t get the idea of making some feather decorations for Thanksgiving out of my head, and I realized a gaggle of paper feathers would be the perfect #turkeytablescapes project!

These are super easy, and

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Happy Halloween!

Here’s my jackolantern for this year! I initially had a much more elaborate design planned with a bat and a spider “hidden” in the vines along with the skull, but it just wasn’t happening.

CREEPing vines jackolantern

 

Gotta carve the back, too!

 

Unlit

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How to Make a Halloween Tree – Home Decor Tutorial

Tree decorating doesn’t just have to be for Christmas! Here’s how you can make a creepy Halloween tree of your own.

Costumed cat ornaments by KilkennycatArt.Pumpkin teapot by baumanstoneware.

Step 1Gather your supplies!

You’ll need:

A bucket or vase Twigs and sticks Floral foam (for straight sided vessels) or styrofoam packing peanuts (for a bucket

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How To Make Halloween Hoop Art – Hand Embroidery and Applique Tutorial

I have a hard time sitting still, so even during my “relaxation” time in front of the TV in the evenings, I like to have something to do. Sewing is kind of hard to do if your machine isn’t already in front of the TV, so one of my favorite Idiot Box crafts is hand

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Duck Tape #StickOrTreat Pumpkin

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Duck Tape® is hosting its annual Stick or Treat Contest! All you have to do to enter is submit an image of a Halloween pumpkin (real or fake) decorated with Duck Tape® at the Stick or

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

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Halloweeeeeen!

In addition to being my favorite holiday and time of year, it’s also by far my busiest season. So I often wind up short changing myself on the celebration front.

Not this year! This year I promised myself I would

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