TIS THE SEASON TO MAKE STUFF

QUICK-SEW GIFTS Making gifts can be a year round endeavor, but crafting and sewing time can be a bit limited for an upcoming holiday. Here are a few easy-sew designs that can always be squeezed in. ACCESSORIES: A SPARE POCKET A favorite gift is always something that is needed, and...
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Sew the latest accessory trends: berets and faux fur

Cool weather has arrived, time to wear warm and cuddly layers of clothing. Top it off with beautiful accessory accents. Berets, pom poms, velvet and faux fur are now on-trend for adding a classic lux accent to your outerwear wardrobe. Check out these IT GIRL styles by Elaine Heigl Designs...
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Sew up Felt birds, bees and ladybug softies

Anyone can use a whimsical companion for a daily smile! An easy sew, these little felt fellows are a newest addition to the collection of the two piece body sewing patterns by Elaine Heigl Designs. Sew up one or two, or a whole flock. It’s great to have several on hand...
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A Serger hack: Wind 3 spools from one

Recently I have been sewing fashion and costumes, and loving it, all because I learned to master my serger! There is something so gratifying about stitching neatly serged seams. The whole thread business first put me off from using my serger, but after hearing out serger fans and experts, I...
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Sweater revival

Sweater season is upon us, and it’s time to access last years wardrobe favorites. Some sweaters might not make the cut,  but might be contenders for a repurposing  project. Sometimes a long loved sweater can become so “natty” with use, it looks too sad to wear in public. But with a...
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