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Best instructions for sewing the perfect potholder

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Best instructions for sewing the perfect potholder

Find Happiness in Sewing a Potholder, a Small and Satisfying Project Handmade Potholders Instant gratification. That’s what small DIY projects are all about. We all have big dreams of what we want to make and do (award winning quilts, novels, houses, save the planet initiatives, etc), but we only have time for a fraction of those plans. Sometimes we need something quick and easy that we can make and use right now and be happy. Sewing a potholder is just the thing for this. It’s like sewing a quilt, without the heavy bulk and many hours that a quilt requires....

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The Easiest Way to Make Your Own Bias Tape

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The Easiest Way to Make Your Own Bias Tape

This tutorial will show you how to make bias tape in the easiest and most efficient manner, which is the technique called “continuous cut bias tape.” Get ready to increase your sewing powers.

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Sewing Instructions for an Ordinary Apron - Plain and Sturdy

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Sewing Instructions for an Ordinary Apron - Plain and Sturdy

You Can Make a Useful Apron Using things that you made yourself is satisfying, which is the theme of this website. This apron is a simple and enjoyable project. It is sturdy and practical, with a touch of personality from a cotton print. It is designed for plenty of coverage and has a large front pocket. The ties can tie in the back, or be wrapped around the waist and tied in front. There are two design options for using quilting cotton. 1) The apron can be lined, or 2)  the edges can be trimmed with bias tape. A third option...

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Wouldn't you Love to Hide your TV?

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Wouldn't you Love to Hide your TV?

A detailed description of the Quilt Frame for TV Cover

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An Old Tent Transforms into Shopping Bags

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An Old Tent Transforms into Shopping Bags

  I am always interested to learn how someone’s idea develops, even a small idea like a humble design for an everyday object  My idea for a shopping bag sewing pattern came from a combination of environmental concern, a less than perfect shopping bag, and the wearing out of an old tent. One of the most pervasive and continuous concerns I have is for the sustainability of the planet. This concern is always in the back of my mind and I have many habits that are informed by it. We recycle whatever we can, we compost, we chose careers that...

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