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Furoshiki: Make a Summer Bag for Every Outfit

Have you ever wished that you could change your handbag as easily as you change clothing? If so, this idea is for you. During my recent trip to Japan I...

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Furoshiki: Make a Summer Bag for Every Outfit

Have you ever wished that you could change your handbag as easily as you change clothing? If so, this idea is for you. During my recent trip to Japan I...

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How To: Needle Felted Cell Phone Charms

I have just returned from a trip to Japan to study silk cultivation, production and product development. It was an amazing opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding and appreciation for...

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How To: Needle Felted Cell Phone Charms

I have just returned from a trip to Japan to study silk cultivation, production and product development. It was an amazing opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding and appreciation for...

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Working With Silk Dupioni

It seems like silk dupioni is nearly everywhere these days. Which is a very good thing - not only is it beautiful, but it's also relatively easy to work with....

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Working With Silk Dupioni

It seems like silk dupioni is nearly everywhere these days. Which is a very good thing - not only is it beautiful, but it's also relatively easy to work with....

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How To: Prepare a Pattern For Fitting

Fitting a pattern prior to cutting and sewing a garment is one of the most important steps to ensuring a successful garment project. In training to be a Palmer/Pletsch Certified...

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How To: Prepare a Pattern For Fitting

Fitting a pattern prior to cutting and sewing a garment is one of the most important steps to ensuring a successful garment project. In training to be a Palmer/Pletsch Certified...

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Ideas: Sewing for Your Sweetheart

Handmade coffee cozy from web 'how to' by Sharon Neth Look out - Valentine's Day is nearly here! It's not too late to whip up something special for your favorite...

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Ideas: Sewing for Your Sweetheart

Handmade coffee cozy from web 'how to' by Sharon Neth Look out - Valentine's Day is nearly here! It's not too late to whip up something special for your favorite...

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How To: Make the Most of Your Sewing Machine

A sewing machine can be your best friend (right up there with diamonds), so here's some quick tips to ensure a long and loving relationship. Get to know each other....

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How To: Make the Most of Your Sewing Machine

A sewing machine can be your best friend (right up there with diamonds), so here's some quick tips to ensure a long and loving relationship. Get to know each other....

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