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Tutorial: How to make a button on apron

I released a free scalloped apron in my shop here and realized it would be so simple to make it button on instead of tie.  My daughter doesn't like ties in the back because they're uncomfortable, so she requested that her apron button like this one and this one. In fact, I used the same fabric… Continue reading Tutorial: How to make a button on apron

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Adjusting a Pattern: Adding Sleeve Length and Fullness

This was originally posted over at The Sewing Rabbit last month but I'm sharing it here now.  It's a tutorial for how to adjust a sleeve pattern.  It's really very simple, I promise! How to Adjust a Sleeve Pattern:  Adding Length and Fullness   Have you ever pulled out a pattern and decided not to… Continue reading Adjusting a Pattern: Adding Sleeve Length and Fullness

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Fancy Collar Tutorial with free pattern

My daughter has about 1 million cardigans in her closet.  Around here, it never gets terribly cold, so they are worn a lot (sometimes as outerwear).  Unfortunately, they’re a bit boring day in and day out.  So, I made some bling for them.  For a girl who loves to accessorize, the first order of business… Continue reading Fancy Collar Tutorial with free pattern