Stay Neutral: 27 Sewing Projects in Beige, Brown, Black & White

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At AllFreeSewing, we’re big fans of color. You won’t find a group of editors that is happier than we are to stumble over a rainbow-inspired sewing project. However, while we’re big supporters of all things colorful and bright, we also fully appreciate a neutral to tone things down a bit. Today we’ve selected some projects […]

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Sewing a Scrap Dress with Constance Talbot

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Amazingly, this AllFreeSewing editor found herself with a free evening. No work, no chores, no obligations. Obviously, I b-lined it to my sewing machine. Before settling down, though, I glanced upon my copy of the famous Constance Talbot’s, The Complete Book of Sewing. Released in 1943 you would think this collection would now be outdated […]

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Be a Crafter XD on Single-Fold Bias Binding: National Sewing Month 2013

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It’s Day Nineteen of National Sewing Month! Don’t forget to visit our blog every day to enter to win our daily prize from Coats & Clark. Find the contest rules and enter below. Also look out below for details on how to receive additional entries for our National Sewing Month grand prize from BERNINA! Too […]

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Bias Tape with Melissa from Melly Sews: National Sewing Month 2013

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It’s Day Four of National Sewing Month! Don’t forget to visit our blog every day to enter to win our daily prize from Coats & Clark. Find the contest rules and enter below. Also look out below for details on how to receive additional entries for our National Sewing Month grand prize from BERNINA! Too […]

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FaveQuilts Giveaway: Just around the Corner: Quilts with Easy Mitered Borders

Just around the Corner: Quilts with Easy Mitered Borders Book Giveaway

Just around the Corner: Quilts with Easy Mitered Borders by Kari M. Carr is a great addition to Martingale’s list of resources that will benefits quilters of all levels. Whether you’re still learning or if you’re an experienced quilter looking to add that extra touch of professionalism to your projects, mitered corners are an excellent […]

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How to Sew a Lapped Zipper

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This guest post was written by Lavender Marsh for Threadsquare. This is far from a groundbreaking, world changing technique. But I thought I’d share anyway, simply because lapped zips always seemed fidgety to me when I first started sewing. The trouble always occurred in the left seam allowance. It just never permitted enough room for […]

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How to Start Sewing

Whether you used to be very familiar with the sewing machine or the two of you have never met, sewing basics never go out of style. Every now and then it’s time for a refresher. Or, if you’re new to sewing, you can use these tricks and tutorials to teach yourself how to sew. It’s […]

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Garment Making 101

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One of the classes I took at The Sewing Summit was called Garment Making 101, taught by Jana Nielson of Izzy & Ivy Designs. While we didn’t do any actual sewing, I thought the class was very informative and comprehensive. We even got a little booklet of sewing tips, hand written/illustrated by Jana herself. Look […]

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National Craft Month: Sewing 101

As experts and enthusiasts of all things crafty, FaveCrafts decided to host a special National Craft Month blog series for all of our lovely readers. Check back for a new blog post every day featuring our favorite projects, new craft videos, how-to’s from the FaveCrafts editors, and a GIGANTIC, ENORMOUS, AMAZING craft giveaway at the […]

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