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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! It’s so gratifying 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 was determined to join...
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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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Serger happiness: easy threading

Fear no longer: threading a serger I’ve had my serger for many years and underused it. Recent fashion projects made me determined to become serger-friendly. One reason for avoiding my serger was about threading; 4 large spools of thread for each project really put me off. One helpful tip I...
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Reason to sew: Rainy day projects

Cheer up on a rainy day by sewing up a cuddly buddy within a couple of hours. Cut from just 2 pattern pieces, these animals are truly zippity-zip projects. So easy, a beginner can make these too. Here are more 2 piece animal cuties to consider for those indoor “what...
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Sew felt critters

Felt and fleece are some of the most available easy to sew fabrics. So many fun colors! These little guys (and cats, bears and frogs) were inspired by the felt and fleece rectangles available in the crafting section at hobbie and sewing stores. Look through those colors and be tempted...
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