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Sewing for the cool days ahead: fashion accessories

Hi! I just wanted to give a shout out that Simplicity 8273 just arrived. These fur and knit accessories are easy to make..so you can make lots! Do you have a sweater that would be perfect to repurpose? These two hat styles are great for that!     A slouch beret, a...
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Make It Yours

Sometimes when following a plush pattern, you may just want to make your very own character. Check out the blog post “make a face” and see how to go about experimenting. Meanwhile, here’s a little drawing to play with.     post yours on instagram #makeaface have fun!...
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Sew a bear, or two, or many.

These baby bears are made of plush, minky and repurposed sweaters. Here’s the whole gang! Found some great sweater possibilities when shopping the thrift and consignment shops.   The bear body pattern fits quite neatly within a tweedy chunky sweater. Here’s a close up of the resulting guy bear.  ...
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Vintage inspired fashion for 18″ doll clothes

  Rock and roll! These little outfits are inspired by the rock and roll era of the 1950s. Get ready for school, prom, or a sock hop with this 18″ doll fashion pattern pack.         Make sweaters with socks An extra special doll sweater can be made...
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TIS THE SEASON TO MAKE STUFF

QUICK-SEW GIFTS When it comes to making gifts, it can be a year round endeavor. Crafting and sewing time is now a bit limited for the upcoming holiday gifting, so here are a few easy-sew project suggestions that still can be squeezed in. ACCESSORIES: A SPARE POCKET A sure hit...
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