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Floss Fix Instead of using a basting stitch to create ruffles, zigzag stitch on the widest setting over dental floss or cording. Push the fabric down the cording to create easy ruffles without straining your hands.

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Sewing Plans For Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend’s almost here (for us in the USA and Canada at least)! I always look forward to this particular weekend not because of the extra day off (though that’s great, don’t get me wrong), but because every year … Continue reading

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Linden Sweatshirt Sew Along, week 3: Installing the Neckband

Welcome to week 3 of the Linden Sew Along. If you’ve already cut your fabric and sewn the sleeve edges and the side seams, you are just a few simple steps from the finish line, friends! Today we’re discussing bands: neckbands, sleeve bands … Continue reading

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Sew it All, Volume 11 is here!

It’s time to finally let the cat out of the (cute handmade) bag: Sew it All Volume 11 has landed! Hardworking wardrobe basics, plus all kinds of bags, accessories, simple gifts, home decor and more to fill out your fall … Continue reading

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Pattern Testing the Fringe Dress from Chalk And Notch

If you’re at all familiar with the online sewing community, you’re probably also familiar with the many independent pattern designers who inhabit that space. Independent designers offer a mix of PDF only and/or print patterns and proliferate Facebook and Instagram. … Continue reading

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Linden Sweatshirt Sew Along, week 2: Cutting & Sewing the Sweatshirt Body

Okay, friends – let the sweatshirt fun commence! Last week we covered knit fabrics & tools, this week we’re talking cutting and construction, starting with the sweatshirt body. First things, first! If you’re new to raglan patterns, the body and … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

  As we’re well into August now, I thought we’d look back 10 years to the August/September 2007 issue. Looks like we had our eye on back to school sewing! Check out what we have going on in 2017! Find … Continue reading

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