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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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Another reason to sew: trendsetting

Do ever you notice that sometimes there is a trend you like but when you shop for it you can’t find it anywhere? That is one big reason that I started sewing. In the 60’s there was a clothing brand called Villager. They made the most adorable fitted dresses that...
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Huggable Lovable dolls to sew

One of my favorite career experiences was as a doll designer. So much fun! You too can have that same fun by styling and sewing one of these soulful cuties to adorn a girls bed or to be a take-everywhere-friend. The jumper, skirt and collar for these dolls are so easy to make. Perfect...
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