Category Archives: Projects

How to Make a Flouncy T-Shirt Dress

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This is basically a “slide show” kind of video. This project was made quite a while before the video and it’s a pain to video record every project I make. Shooting step-by-step photos is enough of a drag. These little dresses are so easy and are quick projects even if you only have very basic […]

WHIP UP A FASHIONABLE TOTE IN JUST A FEW HOURS

Sometimes you just need a tote bag with a little more pizzaz than you can get by embellishing a premade one. Fortunately tote bags are easy to make with only basic sewing skillis and relatively fast with the added benefit that a flat piece of fabric is way easier to embroider than a tubular, ready made bag, especially when stitching on a domestic, flat bed machine.

HOW TO USE INKTENSE ON FABRIC WITH EMBROIDERY

If you’ve been reluctant to try inks or using media that requires a brush, then I’ve found something that gives you the look of inks with the ease of colored pencils and it’s called InkTense Colored pencils.

HOW TO EMBROIDER A BASIC IN-THE-HOOP ZIPPERED BAG VIDEO TUTORIAL

Watch how to make a lined, zippered bag in your embroidery machine! The finished bag has no exposed seams or exposed zipper on the inside. See different fabric options and various embellishment choices in a range of sizes.

Add-a-Bag In-the-Hoop Zippered Bag Set

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I love having a small bag to run around town with. Yes, there are times when I want to tote along a bottle of water, my iPad, some kind of handwork project, and/or a few other bulky items in a large bag, but for a quick shopping trip, who needs all that extra stuff?

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