Susan and Adrianna from Crafterhours wrap up their Twill Tape Week with a round-up of ideas for using twill tape in your sewing project.  Check it out! 

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Adriana from Crafterhours used printed twill tape to create a skirt hem with a message.  How cool is that?  It’s part of their Twill Tape Week series of blog posts.  Read more about this idea over at Crafterhours.

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Jordan from Blueprint Crafts made this pretty v-neck summer top out of a plaid button-down shirt.  The loose fit works well for summer and the pleats add just the right amount of detail around the neck.  Read more about her

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Craft Hope has announced their latest charity sewing project.  They are partnering with the Liberian Orphan Education Project to provide bean bag sets to send to orphan schools in Liberia, West Africa.   This is an ambitious project, with hopes of collecting 20 sets each …

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Creative Jewish Mom shares a fun way to help celebrate a birthday.  Turn a regular ole dining room chair into a special birthday chair with the help of a simple felt slipcover.  When the birthday is over, fold it up and store it in …

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Walter + Veronica share their latest project on their blog - a scrap catcher and sewing machine needle organizer/pincushion all in one.  The grid on the pincushion portion has squares designated for different fabric types.  This way you can easily find …

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Lookie at the bucket hat that Evyline Alexandra from Petite Crafterella’s Wardrobe made from an old pair of jeans plus a fat quarter for the lining.  My favorite part is the repurposed diamante trim.  She cut them from the back …

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The folks at All People Quilt think so.  And I think they’re on to something.  According to APQ, “A pillowcase can provide comfort for a cancer patient, hope for a foster child, encouragement for a battered woman, or beauty for …

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Lookie what Papgena made!  It’s a playmat for her nephew, inspired bycarmat projects at Obsessively Stitching and Kleio’s Belly, and her own weather calendar.  This car playmat has roads that lead to homes belonging to various family members, …

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Do your fabric scraps multiply like bunnies?  Can’t throw away even the smallest shard of fabric?  Amy from Craft Chi shares some ideas on her blog for using up all the tiny little scraps generated by your sewing projects.  Read

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The Sewing Dork from Redemption and Confessions of a Sewing Dork shows off the double-sided dishtowels that she made.  The two layers make it super absorbant for drying dishes and cleaning spills.  And it’s such a simple project – just two …

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Saltwater Kids made this reversible vest for her son out of an adult-sized windbreaker and button-down shirt.  The pocket on the button-down shirt becomes an interior pocket on the vest.  Brilliant!  See more photos of her refashion at Saltwater Kids

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When I saw this skirt by Gina Sekelsky at Lettergirl and Rich Inner Life, I let out a little squeal.  As an entry into a contest for Alabama Chanin-inspired sewing projects, she incorporates Alabama Chanin’s distinctive reverse applique and handstitching.   Instead …

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Disney from Ruffles and Stuff shows more ways that she extends the life of her daughter’s clothes after she has outgrown them.  This time she focuses on the bottoms, showing several ways of adding length so that they can be …

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Anna from Noodlehead shares photos of her recent sewing studio makeover.  Seeing the pictures of her lovely new space made me realize exactly how out of control my own studio has become.  I want my space to be pretty like …

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