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Sewing Baskets

Written by on June 6, 2018 in Sewing, Sewing Supplies & Accessories with 0 Comments
Sewing Baskets

My sewing basket is one of my personal favorite sewing accessories.  Sewing baskets provide a place for the sewing notions you need every time you sew.  Since most of them come with a handle, they are easy to carry from place to place, or from one work area to another.  They are the perfect storage […]

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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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Quick and Easy Weekend Quilts & Projects

Written by on July 1, 2014 in Books, Quilt Pattern Books, Quilting with 1 Comment
Quick and Easy Weekend Quilts & Projects

Quilting is such a beautiful art! I always hate to hear people say they no longer have time to quilt or that they never had the time to learn. I discovered this book a few years back and quickly fell in love with it. It gives so many great instructions for fast and easy quilting. […]

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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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