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Tony Award Fashions

I am a total theater geek and live for the Tony Awards. I love to see and hear what’s new on Broadway and while I watch the awards, I’m always inspired to travel to New York and have a weekend … Continue reading

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DIY July 4th Crafts, Projects and Inspiration

Get ready for July 4 with these great project ideas! July 4 will be here before we know it! So it’s time to start decorating with all things red, white and blue. I love to involve my kids in the … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Pattern Review: Gina Renee Designs Flared Tee Shirt

Flared Tee-Shirt, Gina Renee Designs This pattern is a super simple make and comes with a long- or short, cap-sleeve option. The fit is very forgiving–it flares out at the hip (hence the name), hiding those pesky love handles. I … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Gift of a Lifetime!

Take your mom/daughter to Italy—a great Mother’s Day gift! Have you heard? Ellen March, Sew News content director and Sew it All TV host is going to Italy on a fashion tour with BurdaStyle’s Meg Healy this fall. And you … Continue reading

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It’s T-Shirt Month!

May is T-Shirt Month! What’s your go-to garment? For most people, it’s a T-shirt. You can’t beat the comfort and forgiving fit of everyday T-shirts, and they’re super simple to sew.

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What to Wear to a Royal Wedding

5 Royal Wedding Fashion Must-Haves While most of us aren’t invited to the royal wedding in a few weeks, it’s still fun to imagine what we might wear, had we been invited.

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Want to go to Italy?

Imagine this: You wake up in Italy with a full itinerary that you didn’t have to plan yourself. After getting dressed, you have breakfast with other sewists, discuss the plan for the day and get on a bus to travel … Continue reading

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Trading Spaces is Back Episode 1 Recap

Trading Spaces S9, E1 Recap: Not Our First Rodeo It’s season 9 of Trading Spaces, back after a 10-year hiatus, and I just had to watch the first episode and report! images courtesy of TLC.com. I loved Trading Spaces back … Continue reading

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Project Runway All Stars S6, E13: Finale Recap

Project Runway All Stars Season 6, Episode 13: History in the Making It’s the FINALE! photos courtesy of mylifetime.com. In this episode, the three remaining designers had to finish seven-piece collections to show on the runway for a few hundred … Continue reading

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Project Runway All Stars S6 E12 Recap

Project Runway All Stars Season 6, Episode 12 Recap: History in the Making The final four are revealed in this episode of Project Runway All Stars, and with so many twists and turns we finally learn who is showing their … Continue reading

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National Serger Month – Learn About The Right Thread Choice

If you’re new to serging or looking to expand your serging skills, a basic understanding of serger threads is a must. From shimmer to stretch, each thread type serves a particular purpose based on its content, strength, decorative qualities and other properties. … Continue reading

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Project Runway All Stars Recap: S6 E 10

Project Runway All Stars Recap, Season 6 Episode 10: Rock Your Face Off photos courtesy of mylifetime.com.     This episode starts at the Hard Rock Cafe, where we get a good look at the merchandise available at the restaurant. … Continue reading

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Project Runway All Stars S6: E9 Recap

Project Runway All Stars Season 6, Episode 9 Recap: Posen on the Red Carpet photos courtesy of mylifetime.com Once again, I cannot get over Alyssa’s outfit. What exactly is she wearing THIS week? I hope it’s a Zac Posen original, … Continue reading

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Easter Dresses to Sew

Easter Dresses to Sew for Kids Easter is a bit later this year, giving us extra time to sew up some pretty fashions embellished with simple embroidery. Sewing for kids is super enjoyable–the patterns are usually easy and not much … Continue reading

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Project Runway All Stars Recap: Mizrahi Madness

Project Runway All Stars Recap Season 6, Episode 8: Mizrahi Madness photos courtesy of mylifetime.com. This episode was all about color. The designers took a trip to an Isaac Mizrahi exhibit to view the evolution of his designs and his … Continue reading

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Project Runway All Stars S6 E7 Recap

Project Runway All Stars Season 6 Episode 7 Recap: A Kick in the Astros photos courtesy of mylifetime.com. After a week hiatus, we’re back with Project Runway All-Stars! I’m not sure why they took a week off, but they sure … Continue reading

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2018 Figure Skating Costumes

2018 Winter Games–Costumes & Revelry  We’re in the throes of Olympics fever with ever-present goosebumps as we watch the events unfold each day. The athletes’ backstories, the extravagant costumes, the audience reactions, the celebrations–it’s awe-inspiring. The hope, pride, joy (and … Continue reading

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