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Make Your Own Halloween Costume with Snazaroo Zoo Book

Written by on July 7, 2015 in Books, Books, Costumes, Crafts, Halloween Crafts, Sewing with 0 Comments
Make Your Own Halloween Costume with Snazaroo Zoo Book

Snazaroo Zoo Book of Costumes I enjoy making unique Halloween costumes for my children so it only follows that I would love a book that gives instructions on how to make easy Halloween costumes. Not only does this book show you how to make costumes, but it also shows step by step instructions on face […]

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Pincushions for Sewing and Crafts

Written by on March 3, 2015 in Sewing, Sewing Supplies & Accessories with 2 Comments
Pincushions for Sewing and Crafts

Pincushions are essential sewing supplies and a necessity to any seamstress.  Having a great pincushion is like having a third hand when you are sewing or crafting.  No only are pincushions extremely useful, but they are rather cute items in a craft room and in some cases, add pretty decorative pieces. I own several pincushions […]

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Seam Rippers

Written by on November 3, 2014 in Sewing, Sewing Supplies & Accessories with 1 Comment
Seam Rippers

No matter how careful I am when I sew, there are always errors, mistakes, and seams that need to be removed from any project.  I shall never forget my first experience with a seam ripper.  I felt like it was the most wonderful creation ever invented.  It makes removing a seam so much easier than […]

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Threading a Sewing Machine Needle

Written by on June 9, 2014 in Sewing, Sewing Supplies & Accessories with 1 Comment
Threading a Sewing Machine Needle

Being able to see to thread the small eye of a needle, has always been one of the most challenging tasks when sewing.  It becomes even more frustrating if the thread color has to be changed frequently like a needlework project.  I have been purchasing and using the inexpensive Dritz Needle Threaders for decades.  They […]

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Sewing Bobbins and Bobbin Box Organizers

Written by on March 4, 2014 in Sewing, Sewing Supplies & Accessories with 2 Comments
Sewing Bobbins and Bobbin Box Organizers

  This past Halloween, I was busy making Halloween costumes when I was reminded of one of the basic rules from my days in high school Home Ec. Our Home Economics teacher was fantastic! One of her basic rules was to make sure we filled 3 bobbins of thread before we started any project. She […]

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HALLOWEEN COSTUME PATTERNS for GIRLS ~ Fairy or Princess Costumes

Written by on October 1, 2013 in Patterns, Sewing with 5 Comments
HALLOWEEN COSTUME PATTERNS for GIRLS ~ Fairy or Princess Costumes

It won’t be long before Halloween is here.  My favorite part of Halloween is making the costumes.  I prefer to make our costumes simply because I prefer originality.  Even as a child trick or treating, I enjoyed being the only one wearing a particular costume.  Of course, back then, my mother was the seamstress.  Many […]

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HISTORICAL COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN

Written by on August 6, 2013 in Patterns, Sewing with 2 Comments
HISTORICAL COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN

Halloween will soon be here and it is definitely time to start thinking about our Halloween costumes.  I prefer making my own costumes simply because I prefer originality.  I enjoy having a unique costume and design that really is all my own. Many sewing patterns give us multiple options and, of course, we choose our […]

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