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Posts from the ‘Sewing’ Category

Christmas Stocking

Santa will not be able to resist leaving some fabulous gifts in this beautiful scrap fabric stocking. Although a little time consuming, this is a great way to use up those fabric scraps that you may have laying around the house. Warning: This is one project that I have made that has resulted in requests for more!

By: Colleen Read more

Astrid Costume | How To Train Your Dragon

I love my daughter. When she commits to a Halloween costume she doesn’t change her mind. So as I was putting the finishing touches on her costume last year she informed me she wanted to be Astrid for this year. So I had a whole year to mull it over and plan. But of course who needs a year, when you can get it done in one long weekend right?

By: Janet New Read more

Roundup: Teach Your Kids to Sew

Happy back to school! Fall and learning new things go hand in hand, and I’ve been thinking a lot about what I’d like my kids to learn this year outside of the classroom. One thing I do want them to learn one day is something I’m passionate about – how to sew. I certainly don’t expect them to take it up like I did as a child, but if there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years, knowing your way around a needle and thread – and a machine if you’ve got access – can be just as handy as knowing how to hammer a nail.

By: Tracy  Read more

Jean bottom pencil case

Back to school! Time to whip up a quick pencil case with some of the clothes the kids have grown out of from last school year.

By: Colleen Seto
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