Monthly Archives: December 2017

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Blanket Stitch

By |2017-12-19T14:36:27+00:00December 19th, 2017|Blog, Sewing ABC, Tips & Tricks|

A blanket stitch is a simple way to finish an edge, attach an appliqué or even as a decorative stitch all on its own. It is used on a raw fabric edge to give it a finished look and it also has a decorative function. As the name suggests it is often times used on blanket edges to [...]

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Fabric Gift Bag Tutorial

By |2018-02-14T17:21:58+00:00December 7th, 2017|Accessories, Blog, Free pattern, Reduce|Reuse|Recycle|

Planning on making handmade gifts this season? Why not upgrading it with handmade fabric gift bags?  Sure you can buy giftbags in the store, but these are so much nicer. And that way you can say your gifts were 100% handmade ;) What you'll need: two pieces of fabric (you can also [...]

Attaching a Chin Strap on Your Hat

By |2017-12-06T20:39:18+00:00December 6th, 2017|Blog, Hats, Tips & Tricks|

I was sewing these aviator hats for a few years before starting to sell the pattern. And they were a huuuge hit every winter! :) And they are my most popular pattern this winter, too.  But I've been asked a lot of times to add chin straps to the hats. So, I've made a little [...]

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