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How to Sew Outdoor Pillow Covers

Learn how to sew outdoor pillow covers for your patio furniture! This easy-to-follow tutorial is designed specifically for beginners. How to sew outdoor pillow covers We have a little loveseat on the patio, and this time of year I like to park it right there and occasionally take a nap while R has her afternoon …

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DIY Outdoor Table Runner

How to Make a Table Runner

Learn how to make a table runner. This table runner DIY is an easy way to dress up an outdoor dining space! How to Make a Table Runner I decided one night I wanted to make a table runner for the new outdoor table I built, and by 11 AM the next morning, I’d finished …

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Sew Quick & Easy Burp Clothes

How to Sew Burp Clothes

This tutorial will show you how to sew burp clothes. Making handmade burp clothes is a great idea for an easy handmade gift! How to Sew Burp Clothes Sometimes the best gifts are handmade gifts, right? And if you’ve got a friend who’s expecting a new baby, making burp clothes is an awesome gift idea. Not …

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Learn how to make matryoshka doll catnip toys using cute little fabric scraps, some catnip, and limited sewing skills (plus no-sew options!).

DIY Catnip Toys

This post shares my DIY catnip toys with a matryoshka doll theme. Make Matryoshka Doll DIY Catnip Toys Back in June, we attended the Frederick Pride festival and spent a few minutes popping in and out of the booths different local businesses had set up. We stopped at the Compassion Vet Center booth for a …

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How to Make an Ironing Pad

This post shares all about how to make an ironing pad. A magnetic ironing pad for a table top is the perfect small-space or sewing room solution! This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about that here. How to Make an Ironing Pad I got the idea to make a magnetic ironing pad when …

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How to Read a Sewing Pattern

How to Read a Sewing Pattern

How to Read a Sewing Pattern When I first started learning to sew, I put off learning how to read a sewing pattern for a long time. Almost a year! I made projects with homemade patterns I designed using my own measurements or just used simple patterns I found online. I’m somewhat impulsive when it …

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