Free pattern: Tumble Tee in 3 month sizeRachel from Imagine Gnats shares a free pattern for her Tumble Tee in a 3 month size.  (Her Tumble Tee pattern is available for purchase in larger sizes, 6 months – 10 years.)  It’s quick to sew and would make the cutest gift …

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Tutorial: Secret weapon for perfect edgestitchingAmy from Sew Well shows her secret weapon for perfect edgestitching.  It’s also my secret weapon, and it makes getting a straight seam close to the edge of your fabric a breeze.  It’s an edge joining or stitch in the …

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Tutorial: Trucker's hat made pretty with a floral panelKate from See Kate Sew makes the lowly trucker’s hat a fashion accessory by covering the front panel with a pretty floral design.  Genius!  She shares a tutorial showing how to do it.  You’ll only need a small piece of …

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Tutorial: Halloween tote from a dishtowelDiscount stores are full of Halloween themed dishtowels right now.  Elizabeth from Simple Simon & Co. guest blogs at Craft Snob with a tutorial showing how you can use one to make a trick or treat tote.  Her tutorial is part …

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Tutorial: Make a bag from a button up shirtJill from Creating My Way To Success shows how you can upcycle an unwanted button up shirt into a new purse for yourself.  It’s lined with a contrasting fabric and gathered on to wooden handles.  The pocket on the front …

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Tutorial: Easy quilted iPad sleeveSarah from Thrift Store Crafter shows how to make a quick and easy iPad sleeve.  She gives the dimensions to make one for a standard iPad and also for a mini.  It’s made from two coordinating quilting cottons, quilted to …

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Tutorial: Scrappy circle coastersI’m a scrap hoarder, so projects that allow you to use your smaller bits of fabric make me happy.  These Quilted Circle Coasters fit into that category.  You can make a set of 4 coasters out of 16 scraps 3″ …

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Tutorial: How to take in a wide slash neckPortia from Miss P had a shirt with a wide slash neck.  If she was going for a Flashdance-esque off-the-shoulder look, that would have been just peachy.  But she wasn’t and she grew tired of pushing the shirt back up …

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Tutorial: Bow headband from an old pair of tightsAimee from Clones n Clowns turned an old pair of tights into a new headband for herself.  She even made a pretty bow to go on top.  She shares a tutorial showing how.  This is a great use for a …

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Tutorial: Wipe-clean appliqued Halloween placematsJennifer from Ellison Lane shares a tutorial over at Sew, Mama, Sew! showing how to make a set of Halloween-y placemats.  The top is covered with a fusible vinyl so they’ll wipe clean.  The stack of pumpkins were fussy cut …

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Tutorial: Drape a basic bodice backJustine from Sew Country Chick continues her pattern drafting series with a tutorial showing how to drape the back of a basic bodice.  (Her first post in the series shows how to drape the front bodice.)  Once you’ve got the fabric draped and cut …

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Tutorial: No-sew soft fabric pumpkinsStef from Girl. Inspired. shows how you can whip up a batch of these soft fabric pumpkins, no sewing required.  They’re fast and easy to make, and so cute mixed and matched from coordinating prints.  She makes them in two …

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Tutorial: Reversible tablecloth with pom pom trimSusan from Living With Punks is over at Momtastic with a tutorial showing how to make a reversible tablecloth with pom pom trim.  She made it to cover the play table in her daughter’s room.  The bright colors in the …

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Tutorial: Finish zipper ends with zipper tabsHeather from The Sewing Loft shows how to create zipper tabs.  She uses them when shortening a zipper to be used in a zippered pouch.  The fabric covers at the ends of the zipper look pretty when sewn into the …

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Free pattern: Sleepy Robe in kid sizesMelissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shares a free pattern for her Sleepy Robe in kid sizes.  You can make it from a knit, like the one she made for her son, to make it a lightweight robe.  …

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