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Thoughts on: Making the Bartow
How to: Add Weight and Emery to Your Pincushion
Handmade Holidays Time!
How to: Add Hexy Bottom Bag Pockets
How to: Flat Fell Seams
How to: Make a Needle Book
How To: Make A Coffee Cozy

How To: Make A Coffee Cozy

Maybe you love the paper sleeves you get on your cup of joe (or cocoa or chai or whatever your beverage of choice is), but maybe you’re looking for a bit of pizzazz to throw on that boring ol’ cup. Something with some personality. I’ve made up some little kits to make your own, including…

How to Make: Popover’s bias straps and hem

How to Make: Popover’s bias straps and hem

So we got the Oliver + S Popover Sundress side seams finished and added the yoke, now we get to finish it off. Now time to do the bias straps. You can do them with self-fabric or be justifiably lazy and use 1/2″ double-old bias tape. I bought a bias tape maker not too long…

How to: Make Popover’s bias straps and hem
How to Make: Start the Popover Sundress

How to Make: Start the Popover Sundress

I wanted to find a quick and easy pattern for the orphans’ dresses, so when I found this one from Oliver+S, I thought it might just be the one. I’ve used their new Straight Stitch Society patterns [did I really not take any photos?!] and really love the way they put them together and explain…

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