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Friday Etsy Roundup: White Owl and Necessity is the Mother

Friday Etsy Roundup: White Owl and Necessity is the Mother

Check out this week's collection of items from two of our favorite Etsy sellers.

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Friday Etsy Roundup: Handsome & Lace, maranon, and Coo Koo Ri Koo

Friday Etsy Roundup: Handsome & Lace, maranon, and Coo Koo Ri Koo

Each Friday we take a look at some of our favorite shops on Etsy. Check out the shops of our three featured shops this week.

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Help Choose the Next SewStylish Cover!

Help Choose the Next SewStylish Cover!

Vote on which cover you want to see on the newsstands this Fall.

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Pretty piping

Pretty piping

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Adding piping is a great way to accent the lines of a garment, but it can have extra visual punch if you apply a decorative stitch to the bias fabric before insertion. Once I’ve selected a...

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Embroider-It-Yourself Fendi Bag

Embroider-It-Yourself Fendi Bag

For those of you who want a designer handbag, one thousand bucks to spare, but also love putting a creative spin on what you wear, check out Fendi's new bag.

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Friday Etsy Roundup: Moxie Doll, KC Soaps n More, and Nadinoo

Friday Etsy Roundup: Moxie Doll, KC Soaps n More, and Nadinoo

Each Friday we take a look at some of our favorite shops on Etsy. Check out the shops of our three featured shops this week.

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Hair elastics for closures

Hair elastics for closures

Hair elastics make excellent button loops, and they’re perfect for many other embellishments as well. I use a simple circle elastic joined with crimped metal, glue, or stitching. The elastics...

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Decorate and Organize with Spools of Thread

Decorate and Organize with Spools of Thread

Organize your jewelry, sewing supplies, or just make a cute wall decoration with your old spools of thread.

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Looped button closure

Looped button closure

To make an interesting button closure, I start with a small standard buttonhole (about 3⁄8 inch long), one for each closure. I tie a 3- to 5-inch piece of decorative ribbon, rope, or thin...

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21 Days 21 Dresses

21 Days 21 Dresses

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Check out Melissa Caringer's site documenting her pledge to make 21 dresses in 21 days.

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Friday Etsy Roundup: Cosas Minimas, Fuori Borgo, and drika.b

Friday Etsy Roundup: Cosas Minimas, Fuori Borgo, and drika.b

Check out these three shops for new handbags, crocheted jewelry, and printed items.

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Easy seam-allowance guide

Easy seam-allowance guide

A rubber band around the base of my sewing machine is an excellent way to temporarily mark a wider-than-usual seam allowance. It’s easy to follow and stays in place securely, but itrsquos...

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Friday Etsy Roundup: Dutch Door Press, The Pin Pals, and Be Something New

Friday Etsy Roundup: Dutch Door Press, The Pin Pals, and Be Something New

This week check out the lovely paper goods from Dutch Door Press, the amazingly cross-stitched pieces by The Pin Pals, and the beautiful hair accessories by Be Something New.

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Used-needle identification

Used-needle identification

Some projects require that you change needles after you’ve used them briefly, e.g., switch from a lightweight needle to a heavyweight one. To know if a needle is slightly used or brand new, I...

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Add a Blast of Color with Fabric Spray Paint

Add a Blast of Color with Fabric Spray Paint

Master one of these painting techniques and get creative with your plain fabrics to create amazing garments.

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How to Make Your Own Prints and Patterns

How to Make Your Own Prints and Patterns

Watch this segement from the Today show highlighting how to create your own prints like in the SewStylish Spring 2010 issue.

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How to Make a Tote Bag in 20 Minutes

How to Make a Tote Bag in 20 Minutes

This quick project is simple enough to make a dozen for favors or gifts, and cute enough that everyone will want one.

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Tepee relaxes magnetic pull

Tepee relaxes magnetic pull

My magnetic pin holder secures my silk pins so tightly that it’s difficult to remove them, so I push a knitting needle or stiletto under the pins to sculpt them into a tepee shape. Then I can...

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Friday Etsy Roundup: Fink, Supayana, ES One of One, MonkeyPoo & Nervous System

Friday Etsy Roundup: Fink, Supayana, ES One of One, MonkeyPoo & Nervous System

Check out a few of my favorite Etsy shops and see how to enter your shop for a chance to be featured on our homepage.

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Sewing tools from the art- and office-supply store

Sewing tools from the art- and office-supply store

On my latest forays to art- and office-supply stores, I found some useful marking and cleaning tools. While a lot of sewers know the virtues of drafting tape—it’s inexpensive, can be...

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