Monthly Archives: October 2015

How to Make a Pattern From Your Favorite Clothes

 We’ve all had one — that comfortable dress we want to wear every day and wish we had in every color. Well, wish no more. Learn how to create a pattern from that favorite dress, so you can make a … Continue reading

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Winner of The Refashion Handbook and More Fun Ways to Refashion Your Clothes

I’m a Kindergarten teacher. I’ve been a teacher for 26 years and have enjoyed (almost) every minute of it. When I grow up, I want to work in publishing. Magazines have always been my guilty pleasure and I’ve secretly wanted … Continue reading

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Sewing 101: 14 Basic Sewing Alterations You Can Do Yourself

 You could hire an expensive tailor, you could ask your friend or you could even send them off to your mother, but why do those things when you could actually do it yourself. Altering your own clothes can be fun. Really! … Continue reading

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Fear Not the Zipper

Zippers. Sometimes, your first instinct is to run and hide when you see one. But I’m here to tell you that armed with these simple zipper tricks, you can put away your fear and show those zippers who’s boss! As a matter … Continue reading

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