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    Project: Mom and Me Garden Aprons

    Designer Jessica Lawson – aka the Hollywood Seamstress – has designed a pair of darling aprons; one for mom and one for a child. Not only are they great in the garden, but they are also right at home in the kitchen or craft room too. I’m fortunate to have a garden. Like many of…

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    Say Thanks with this Apron for Mom

    Whether Mom is a crafter, a cook, or prefers to garden, there is always a time when she would like to protect her clothing from the stains of the current chore. This apron is a fun and practical way to say ‘thanks’ for all the many projects she has helped you with over the years….

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    Interview: Meet Creator Tighe Flanagan

    Is he a quilt maker or a garment maker? Read our interview with designer Tighe Flanagan from Handmade by Tighe Flanagan and then you can decide! Where are you from? What is your community like? Originally from Denver, Colorado, I’ve lived in Washington, DC, for the last ten years. I moved to DC to study at…

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    Project: Baby Yoda Cosplay

    By JEdimanda

    I don’t believe any character has hit the zeitgeist so hard in the past months as Baby Yoda or “The Child” from the Disney Plus series, The Mandalorian. I’ve cosplayed a lot of characters in my short career as a cosplayer, so I felt like I could turn anything I see, fictional character wise, into…

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    Project: 18th Century Corset Build

    By Jessica Lawson

    18th Century Corset Build I’ve loved costuming since I was a little girl, never limiting myself to Halloween—I could make an excuse to dress up for almost any occasion! My hobby lead to a career in the film industry, sewing for the big and little screen. Working professionally doesn’t leave much time to create for…

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    Project: Fringed Swimsuit Cover-Up

    By Gemia Carroll

    My favorite tools in my sewing studio are my OLFA Rotary Cutters. I use them in almost every sewing project I do. Today, I am going to share with you are few reasons why they are so essential for garment sewing!   OLFA CUTTING TOOLS: Splash 45mm Rotary Cutter Quick Change, Navy (RTY-2C/NBL) Splash Navy…

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    Maker Series: Piped Bias Binding

    By Joshua Duart

    This easy to make binding is a great trim for a variety of projects – quilting, home décor (think pillows), and my favorite usage – to add a finish on a costume! Once you’ve made it, you’ll never buy the pre-made kind again. Customize using any fabric you wish and the possibilities are endless. Great…

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    Project: DIY Bridal Veil

    Making your own veil can be a great way to add a personal touch to your wedding and save hundreds of dollars. There are multiple types of veils, but in this project we will be making a single tier, fingertip length veil.   First, decide how long you want your veil to be. Standard lengths…

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    Designer Spotlight – Kelly Ashurst

    This month, we are excited to meet Kelly Ashurst. She’s known on Instagram as @kash5boom. We were instantly drawn to her vintage style. She breathes life into vintage patterns and she knows how to accessorize!   Kelly, how do you describe yourself?   I started sewing when I was eight years old so I could…

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