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The Box Pleat Experiments, Part 2: Cross drape trim

The Box Pleat Experiments, Part 2: Cross drape trim

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This is the second installment of the box-pleat trims. I call this a cross drape, because the fold forms a cross over the box pleated ribbon.

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Sewing Is More Than Just A Creative Pastime

Sewing Is More Than Just A Creative Pastime

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Besides creativity, sewing requires skills in math, engineering, color coordination, and so much more!

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The Winner of All Sewn Up is...

The Winner of "All Sewn Up" is...

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Using Buttons as Embellishment

Using Buttons as Embellishment

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Find out what Kenneth D. King created when he inherited 75 pounds of antique uniform buttons.

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How to Make Hairpin Lace

How to Make Hairpin Lace

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"Hairpin lace" evokes various images, but when worked in different materials and different scale, is another thing entirely.

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How to Make Ribbon Trim

How to Make Ribbon Trim

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Learn how to sew an easy but beautiful manipulated-ribbon trim that can be used in a variety of applications!

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Book Giveaway: Patchwork Folk Art by Janet Bolton

Book Giveaway: "Patchwork Folk Art" by Janet Bolton

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If you love folk art, this book is for you. Leave a comment on this post by 11:59 p.m. Monday, August 24, you could win your own copy of this fabulous book.

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Piping adds a special touch to your sewing

Piping adds a special touch to your sewing

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Piping is an embellishment you can add to just about every garment or home décor pattern to take it up a notch.

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Video: Two Custom Trims for Your Garments or Home

Video: Two Custom Trims for Your Garments or Home

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Using basic materials, simple sewing steps, and a sewing machine, it's surprisingly easy to mimic designer trims for use in your home and wardrobe. In this video, Linda Lee shows you how.

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