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Quick Tip: What’s the difference between a ballpoint needle and a stretch needle?

Is there even a difference? The answer is yes. I tend to use them interchangeably, but the stretch needles do have some benefits for the extra stretchy fabrics like lycra/spandex. Both types have a rounded end compared to a universal

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How to Hem Knit & Stretch Fabrics – DIY Fashion Tutorial Video

Does your hem get wonky and wobbly when you sew stretch fabrics? This tutorial will show you how to get a nice flat hem. Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel!  There are lots more tutorials on the way.

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WhatTheCraft Handmade Giveaway – Knottyfingers Crochet Pattern

It’s giveaway time! Enter for a chance to win this tentacle-tastic crochet pattern from Manda of knottyfingers! “This 9-page PDF pattern features clearly detailed instructions for sizes (SM-LG) in standard U.S. crochet stitch abbreviations. In addition, there are 12 full-color

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WhatTheCraft Handmade Giveaway – Babushka Designs slippers

This week’s WhatTheCraft Giveaway is sponsored by Tatiana of Babushka Designs, who is offering a pair of her crocheted sweetheart slippers!

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Fabric Junkies Alert!

I don’t deny it. I don’t even try to hide it. I am a bonafide fabric junkie. I’ve probably got enough fabric in my stash to fuel a small sweatshop for a year, but that doesn’t stop me from buying

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Howdy, I'm Lex! I'm a craft addict & fashion designer.
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