How to Make a Professional Scrunchie with a Neat Seam (video & photos)
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How to Make a Professional Scrunchie with a Neat Seam (video & photos)

Learn how to make a professional scrunchie with a neat seam in this easy sewing tutorial that is great for beginners. I’ll show you two ways to finish the seam–the first way is super quick/easy, but it’s pretty visible. The second way is my FAVORITE and I’ll tell you everything you need to know to…

Sew These Easy Valentine’s Day DIY Gift Bags!
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Sew These Easy Valentine’s Day DIY Gift Bags!

Sew these easy drawstring bags for Valentine’s Day DIY gift bags! Use pink linen and cotton lace ties to sew these pretty handmade gift bags–just right for filling with chocolate treats. After I wrote the tutorial for these simple drawstring bags with French seams, I immediately began thinking of all of the variations I wanted…

How to Sew a Drawstring Bag with French Seams Tutorial
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How to Sew a Drawstring Bag with French Seams Tutorial

Learn how to sew a drawstring bag with elegant enclosed French seams. Make any size (or one of the three sizes I’ve provided) and use these bags for homemade gift bags, organizing around the house, or just about anything else you can think of! About These Homemade Linen Drawstring Gift Bags Check out the printable…

Simplicity 8538 | Or, The One  Where I Sew a Toddler Dress That Actually Works Out
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Simplicity 8538 | Or, The One Where I Sew a Toddler Dress That Actually Works Out

Wondering how to get started sewing baby clothes? Learn my tips for how I finally got the results I wanted as I sewed this toddler dress. Sewing can be a wild ride. You think you’ve gotten the hang of simple projects. Now, maybe it’s time to try your hand at a garment or two. And…