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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

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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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New Vintage Style Apron Pattern, plus a freebie!

I am happy to share the newest WhatTheCraft Pattern has arrived in the shop! It’s a vintage style apron with lots of retro flair- a flouncy twirly circle skirt, sweetheart bust, ruffled hem, and adjustable neck and waist ties! And

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How to Gather Fabric With a Sewing Machine (Method 2) – Sewing Tutorial

This is Part 3 of my 7 Ways To Gather Fabric series! This time I’ll show you the “Cheater Method” of gathering fabric with a sewing machine. Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel! There are a ton more

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How to Gather Fabric With a Sewing Machine – Sewing Tutorial

This is Part 2 of my 7 Ways To Gather Fabric series! This time I’ll show you the traditional way of gathering fabric with a sewing machine. Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel!  There are a ton more

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