Kids and Camping Hacks: 17 Camping Crafts for Kids

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Ah, camping! It is one of the best summer activities. With warm weather and your family, you can escape to the woods or the lake with just a handful of supplies. In theory, camping is fun for the whole family. Time away means tuning out the rest of the world and spending time with one […]

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8 Patterned Pillow Tutorials We Want You to See

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You’ve got to admit, pillow tutorials to sewists are mugs to a regular Joe. No matter how many of them you have, you can’t help yourself from collecting one every time it catches your eye. We understand, and we’re here to enable you even more. The editors at AllFreeSewing happen to adore an easy pillow […]

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8 4th of July Sewing Projects You Should Probably Make

4th of July Sewing Projects You Should Probably Make

Where did the time ago? It feels like a minute ago we were putting up our Christmas trees and now we’re already celebrating the 4th of July. Is it time travel? Witchcraft? No, just life. As many of our faithful fans and friends know, at AllFreeSewing we’re all about celebrating the holidays with the help […]

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2014 Spring Fashion Trends: DIY Chevron Ideas

2014 Spring Fashion Trends: DIY Chevron Ideas

We are not exactly the front-runners when it comes to announcing this spring fashion trend. Have you been able to step into a craft store, clothing store, or even out on the street without seeing a chevron pattern? I haven’t been able to escape it. I am not complaining though. I love chevron. I’m crazy […]

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20 Quick and Easy Homemade Gifts

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Every once and a while, a birthday, baby shower, wedding, or holiday can sneak up on us. Even those with the sharpest memory can forget a date here or there. If you just realized you are in a pickle when it comes to gift giving, take a deep breath. I have compiled this list of […]

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10 Small Quilting Projects to Keep Forever

10 Small Quilting Projects to Keep Forever

If there is one thing that all quilters can agree on, it’s this: quilts take a long time to make. The finished product is almost certainly worth all those hours of sewing–all the cramped fingers, the pin pricks, and the dinners that come out burned because we lose track of time while chain piecing–but no […]

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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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Link Love: Holiday Gifts in a Jar

Believe it or not, it’s time to start preparing for the holidays. It’s almost time to string up those Christmas lights and decorate the tree, all while sipping on hot apple cider and eating delicious Christmas cookies. It’s also time to start brainstorming ideas for Christmas gifts. Every year, I end up stressed out about […]

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National Sewing Month 2013: Sewing a New Wardrobe on a Budget

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It’s Day Twenty 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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Trick or Treat! The Ultimate Halloween Crafting Guide

Beware! Halloween is creeping up on us, which means it’s time to start getting into the spirit of the haunted holiday. Between decor, costumes and pumpkin carving, Halloween can get very expensive very quickly. Here at Favecrafts we’ve made it our mission to reduce the spending and increase the crafting. We’ve found the best tricks […]

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