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All About Threads

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If you’ve ever found yourself staring at the notions wall with total confusion, don’t worry; we’ve all been there! Read on to learn everything you need to know about thread fiber types, and then it’s best to use them!

  • Cotton
    • Use when sewing natural fibers
      • Cotton
      • Linen
      • Wool
    • Heat durable
    • Great for gathering, basting, and finishing
  • Nylon/Rayon
    • Synthetic

Summer Lovin’ Happened So Fast: Sewing with Scuba and Neoprene

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Necessity is the mother of invention; isn’t that what they say? As a mom, it seems I’m always inventing or, at the very least, creating something, and usually that something involves my four-year old daughter, Lane. It’s funny how differently you view childhood through a pair of ‘mom eyes.’

As a …

Ruffles w/ McCalls & Simplicity Patterns

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I have to admit, I have been completely inspired this summer to sew sew sew.  In addition to my 3ft tall bundle of inspiration I am completely inspired by everything Rag & Bone.  As I’m browsing moodfabrics.com and adding fabric to my wish list, it occurs to …

Trend Report: Satin Draping

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“Rich” and “luxurious” are two words that come to mind when thinking of satin because of its luminous appearance and luscious drape. Satin is a type of weave amongst three including plain and twill and is categorized by having four or more weft yarns float over warp yarns or the …

All About Sewing Stitches

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Stitches, stitches, and evermore stitches! Have you ever wondered when and where and how to use all those stitches you see (or sometimes don’t see) on professional garments? With this guide, you’ll be a master of the basics in no time at all! We broke down some of the more …

Mood DIY: How to Sew Candy Pillows

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To celebrate National Lollipop Day tomorrow, I thought I’d make some throw pillows that are cute enough to eat!
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Cute Candy Color Stretch Denim! DIY girls summer shorts!

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Cute Candy Color Stretch Denim! DIY girls summer shorts with 3 fun looks.

 

Let’s get started!
For these sweet little candy color shorts here’s what you’ll need:

Brocade Peplum and High Waist Shorts

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When I think of brocade, the first thing that normally comes to mind is cooler temps.  Then in comes this beautiful brocade from moodfabrics.com. It’s medium weight, easy to sew and best of all non fraying.  Both sides are usable and if you take a close look at the pictures …

Mood DIY: Sewing a Button-up w/Bell Sleeves

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I recently saw this adorable horse printed crepe de chine on moodfabrics.com, and it was totally asking to be made into a cute, equestrian-style blouse. And so it was!
I knew I wanted it to have bell sleeves, which were all over the runways last week, …

Mood DIY: How to Sew an Extra Full Circle Skirt w/ Horsehair

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Circle skirts always seem to be in style. They’re fun. comfy, and they look great on nearly every body type! Did you know though, that you can make a full circle skirt even more full using horsehair trim?
Things you’ll need: