Read my review of Creating PDF Patterns and enter the giveawayEarlier today I posted in our Giveaways section with a review and giveaway of Lauren Dahl’s Pattern Workshop course, Creating PDF Patterns: From Sketch to Sale.

I’m only a third of the way through the course and my mind …

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Tutorial: Blogger conference business card carrierBlogging conference goers make business card exchange an art form.  If you’re lucky enough to attend a blogging conference, you can expect to exchange a LOT of business cards.  Each one will be unique  Marissa from Rae Gun Ramblings shows …

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Tutorial: Vintage scarf headbandKatie from Punk Projects shows how she made this fun headband out of a vintage scarf.  (She doesn’t say whether the one she used is vintage, but the design sure looks vintage to me.)  You can make several headbands from just one …

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On Monday I shared my review of Lauren Dahl’s course Creating PDF Patterns: From Sketch to Sale.  I mentioned that in just one week I was able to take one of my own basic patterns, digitize it in Adobe …

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Free pattern: Bride and groom coffee sleevesStaci from Crafty Staci shares a free pattern for a pair of bride and groom coffee sleeves.  One sleeve is made like a tuxedo, and the other has lacing like you’d find on the back of a wedding dress.  A …

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Video tutorial: Clean finish lined bodice with no hand sewingBelieve it or not, you can create a lined sleeveless bodice with no raw edges and a clean finish on the neck and arm holes, without having to resort to any hand sewing.  Colette Patterns shares a video tutorial on their blog, …

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smalldreamfactorytankdressSmall Dreamfactory shares a free pattern for making a little girl’s spaghetti strap sundress.  It’s made from knit fabric, with ribbing to bind off the neck and arms and to create the thin straps.  The pattern comes in sizes 9 …

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Tutorial: Embellished apron in a jarYou’ve probably seen mason jars used to package gift mixes, but you can also use mason jars to package other gift items – like this embellished apron.  Andy Knowlton shares a tutorial at Therm O Web showing how to make …

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Tutorial: Knotted bracelet made from t-shirt knit scrapsIf you sew with knits very much, you’re likely to have quite a pile of knit scraps.  Here’s a project that will use up some of those knits.  Morena at Dollar Store Crafts shows how you can use strips of …

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Tutorial: Short flared skirtEllen from The Chilly Dog shows how to make this flared skirt.  It’s made from eight gores, or angled panels, which give it that lovely flared fit.  The one she made comes right to the knee, but you could lengthen this to a longer skirt …

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taggie-toy-titleLucy from The Things We Do shows how to make this super cute spotted horse taggie toy for a baby.  The small horse softie is packed with textures and colors for young fingers to explore.  He has a mane made from ribbon tags …

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Tutorial: Little Sunshine appliqued accent rugSew4Home shows how you can make their Little Sunshine accent rug.  It’s made from a duck fabric with a modern sunshine appliqued on it.  The finished rug measures 40″ wide by 32″ high.  They show it as part of nursery …

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Tutorial: How to make fabric yo-yos using a yo-yo making toolDeanna from Sew McCool shows how you can sew gathered fabric yo-yos using a special yo-yo making tool.  The tool she uses is the same one I use to make my own fabric yo-yos.  Fabric yo-yos are my go-to take along …

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Pocket-Detail1Melissa from EcoArmoire shares a tutorial at The Sewing Rabbit showing how to sew a man’s vest.  I’m loving the seersucker she used on the one she made! A classic vest like this can dress up a button up shirt and slacks …

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Fabric-Storage-Basket-with-handlesCrystal from Stitched By Crystal shares a tutorial at Make It and Love It showing how to make fabric storage baskets with rope handles.  at the sides make it easy to tote them where you need.  Use them to organize …

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Tutorial: Easy t-shirt dressMelissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shows how to make her Easy T-Shirt Dress.  This looks like something I could wear allll summer long!  Loose, breathable, cute!  It’s made from 1 or 2 t-shirts (depending on desired length …

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