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**Size Info** For a 2" snowflake, size #30 thread and a #11 hook are recommended. Size 10 thread with a size 9 steel hook yielded a flake approximately 2.75" from point to point. PLEASE feel free to contact me via PM or by posting a thread magic linking the pattern and/or my username if you run into any difficulties or think any clarifications are in order. I am happy for finished objects made from this pattern to be used in whatever manner the crafter desires. If you do make items from…

vintage pattern for a super cute flower fairy dress & hat. original calls for vintage size 70 thread & doll measuring 2 1/4 inches tall. though bigger thread size would yield an outfit for a bigger doll

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How to Make a Classic Tulle Tutu

Tools and Materials To make a classic tutu, you will need: 3 to 8 rolls of 6"-wide tulle (3 to 4 rolls will yield a short tutu while 7 to 8 rolls will yield an ankle-length tutu); 1/2"-wide elastic (length will depend on size; get sizing info on the next slide); basic sewing essentials including scissors, thread, needl



Corduroy: Discover techniques that yield superior results with this classic pile fabric.- WONDERFUL INFO ON HOW TO SEW CORDUROY


How to Use Pins the Right Way


While kids are tucked tightly into their beds, their littlest gifts can be tucked inside a quilt stocking. Use a thick old quilt or plushy bedspread to make it. With a cutout stocking template, you can easily decide which part of the blanket will yield the best-looking stocking. Position the template so that the top of the stocking falls along a hemmed edge to make sewing a snap.

organic cotton. There are farmers who have been growing cotton without harmful chemicals for years. Their yield is high and the quality of t...(Patagonia Clothing Company about their use of organic cotton and why) I'm reviewing different fabrics I sew with in preparing a sewing podcast episode (December 2013 - Enchanted by Sewing

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Easiest Baby Pants to Sew, Ever

Spring Collection 2013 I can’t make new clothes for Ben without adding in some upcycled T-Shirt pants. These are quite possibly one of my favorite things to sew, ever. They are just so easy to make, and yield such great results. Furthermore he loves wearing them because they are so comfy.  Did I mention that once you get the hang of it you can also whip them out in less …