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Why I love treadle sewing machines--not just because they save electricity!
I've been learning how fun it is to make recycled jewelry--you can too at Think Outside the Store's upcoming jewelry swap!
Pillows and cushions are easy sewing projects. Check out the do-it-yourself piano bench cushion inspired by my piano teacher friend—it was made out of two pairs of pants and stuffed with old towels.
Don't want to pay the five cents for every plastic bag you buy? Anything in your closet has grocery bag potential.
Custom chicken suit promotes food safety.
Fabric jewelry--a new way to decorate my clothes!
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Stuffed toys are fun beginner sewing projects—and make great gifts!
Some things I learned about Kuba textiles at the Textile Museum 2011 Fall Symposium, "Central African Textiles: Art and Cultural Narrative."
New in (do it yourself) menswear: look formal, feel casual, in a dress undershirt.
Clothing swaps are a great place to think outside the store--they are an affordable, eco-friendly and fun way to revamp your wardrobe.
Hi Pam, Thanks so much! A bag making event is a great ...
Make Your Own Grocery Bags!
Hi Nancy, there should be another one coming up after the...
New Clothes? I'd Rather ...
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