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Delightful Details – Simple Pops of Personality For Your Sewing

Sewing expert, Heather Valentine, offers this excellent tip for taking basic sewing to the next level. She says to add personality by adding unique details to your handmade pieces. Heather says that adding small details can make the difference between something basic and something with real 'wow' factor.  She suggest these ideas: ~Outline a print with ...
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Make a Quilted Mini Bag: Pattern Freebie!

Sometimes, I work on projects ahead of time and just cannot wait to share!! This is one of them... I created a super cute little mini bag pattern that is great for beginners learning how to sew and quilt. It is a simple little reversible tote that has a simple pieced quilt top and is bound together ...
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How To Make Bias Tape

Bias tape is simply strips of fabric that are cut on the diagonal, folded into the center, and folded once more. Cutting and prepping it this way allow the fabric to bend and stretch easily around corners and curves, making it perfect for binding quilts and other sewing projects. Want to make your own? Is ...
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