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darcibeth

Darci Falin, Lawrence, KS, US
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My mom taught me how to sew -- now I'm teaching my kids!

craft interests: fashion, restyle, sewing

my etsy page:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/darcibeth

Gender: Female

Member Since: 11/09/2012

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The Yip Yips!

Remember the Yip Yip martians from Sesame Street?!  These were a huge hit as the kids went down our town's main drag where we have trick-or-treating!  The "lips" have rolled up fleece in them to...

My little owl girl!

I made this owl costume mostly out of acrylic felt and broadcloth.  The feet have a little vinyl on them, and the belly "feathers" are sewn onto one of my old long-sleeve t-shirts that I cut down to...


recent comments

Re: Magazine Giveaway: "Threads" Issue #165 (February/March 2013)

I think all hand sewing is very therapeutic, and I love that it's portable. I especially love doing embroidery. In the summertime, when we go out to a park or the lake, and I take along my hand sewing.

Re: MAGAZINE GIVEAWAY: What advice would you give to someone learning to sew?

Have patience with yourself -- even experience sewers have to rip their stitches out more often than you'd imagine!