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FREE Halloween Costume Patterns

It’s that time of year again – the season when more people sew than any other time. Many of them never sew at all until August, September and October come around. That’s when everyone starts thinking of Halloween and costumes. A couple of years ago, I curated a list of 13 FREE Halloween costume patterns. […] Read more…


Creative Cords

Here’s an easy way to create custom cord to match or coordinate with any project.  Start with a piece of yarn, about 12″-15″ longer than the desired finished cord length. Add Braiding Foot #21 and start making cord! You can use multiple pieces as long as they fit into the hole on the top of the […] Read more…

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Just so you know, this post has nothing to do with sewing. Since today is Valentine’s Day, I just thought I would share with you the beautiful roses my husband gave me. I love that he remembers every holiday, birthday, and special occasion with no prompting! Wish I could say the same about me… I […] Read more…

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Last-Minute Halloween Décor

Here’s a simple Halloween mantel cover made by Kari Curley with just one evening of sewing. Kari is the owner of the BERNINAland group where you can ask questions and chat about all things BERNINA. Patchwork Presser Feet The seams in this easy project have quarter inch seam allowances so using a Patchwork presser foot […] Read more…

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Mini Art Quilt #2

This tutorial features my latest MAQ (mini art quilt) and I loved sewing it for two reasons. One, I’m using fabric and materials that I really like and two, I challenged myself to make it without buying anything! Everything I used is from my stash of fabrics, buttons, trinkets, cardstock, etc. If I make about […] Read more…

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Free Sewing Patterns!

Hi All! Today’s guest post is another one from creativefabrica.com and it’s all about free sewing patterns! Click here to see an earlier post about free machine embroidery designs. On their site, you’ll also find free fonts (great for art quilts and mixed media sewing), Cricut and Silhouette files, and more. In addition, you can […] Read more…

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