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How to Make Your Own Insulated Lunch Bag and a Giveaway

Ah, the humble lunch bag… and when you pair that with some of Dana Willard’s fabric from her Boardwalk collection, I think you have a winner! To learn how to make the insulated lunch bag, click here. To learn how to … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway Season Four: Meet the Judges

I showed up and I didn’t know a soul. To be honest, it was a bit frightening. Wandering through those long halls alone, I wondered if I’d ever feel comfortable there. But then SHE came strutting down the upper hallway of Central Elementary … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway Season Four: Velvet Challenge- Time to Vote for Your Favorite

I’m sorry, but did you say velvet? Yes. I. Did! I’ve always been a closet velvet fan and I’m so thrilled that velvet is getting the love it deserves lately. I can’t wait for colder temperatures so I can drape … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway Season Four: And We Have Another Generous Sponsor!!

The talented and creative seamstresses of Refashion Runway are super lucky this season to have so many generous sponsors step up and donate prizes. In addition to all of the great businesses that I wrote about the other day, Annie’s … Continue reading

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Refashion Runway Season Four: Meet the All-Stars Edition Sponsors

I’m giddy with excitement about Season Four of Refashion Runway and from what I’m hearing, you are, too. Much like Project Runway and The Great British Sewing Bee, we’ve chosen seven of your favorites from the first three seasons of Refashion Runway to … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: DIY Sunglasses Case and a Winner

I don’t know about you, but weather like we had yesterday makes me want to grab my suit and towel and head for the nearest pool party. 70 degrees on April 1st? That’s no joke! So grab your fruity tropical drink … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: Homemade Lavender Sachet

Want to make your drawers or closets smell great and practice your sewing skills at the same time? As the eighth project in the Learn to Sew series, these lavender-filled pouches pack a big punch when it comes to filling spaces with … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: DIY Travel Makeup Organizer and a Giveaway

I’ve really enjoyed designing this Learn to Sew series for you. I hope it’s been as much fun for you as it has been for me.🙂 Next up: A few easy and beautiful projects to practice your newfound sewing skills… Travel … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: How to Make a Muslin to Check For Fit and a Winner

Whether you’re an expert seamstress or a beginner, it’s always a good idea and well worth the effort to make a muslin before sewing a garment. A muslin is essentially a practice garment made from a cheap fabric similar to … Continue reading

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Learn to Sew: How to Mark the Fabric Before You Cut and a Giveaway

Now that you’ve set up your sewing machine, practiced your stitches, chosen your fabric and pattern, you’re ready to to mark all of those pattern marks to your fabric. But which marks do you transfer and what should you use? … Continue reading

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