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Ignite your Handbag Creativity

Ignite your Handbag Creativity

Try these fun products to inspire your purse designs.

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Mother of the Bride

Mother of the Bride

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Using Marfy 2137 I made this stunning mother of the bride dress. The fashion fabric was a fuchsia silk jacquard with silk organza underlining, and a china silk lining. I used china silk because it is...

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Ombre Satin Prom Dress with Rhinestones

Ombre Satin Prom Dress with Rhinestones

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This is a dress I made for my daughter's prom.  She liked the reference to the 1940's pinup style. The heavy ombre dutchess satin fabric gave the the mermaid train just the right amount of body and...

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Future *tart*an

Future *tart*an

I will be creating a line of dresses, skirts, blouses, and jackets over the next few weeks, mixing plaid with lace and jackets made of wool for shell and silk lining. 

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Mood LA Moves: Check Out the New, Bigger Location

Mood LA Moves: Check Out the New, Bigger Location

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Famous Los Angeles fabric store has a new address, more space and features

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Sun hat for the gardener or beach comber

Sun hat for the gardener or beach comber

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This pretty yet sturdy hat was made with the outdoors in mind. Outdoor home decor/utility fabric and sew in interfacing were key to construction. The fabric was chosen for its floral...

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travel sewing kit

travel sewing kit

I used fabrics from my scrap basket to make a purse-sized sewing kit.  I didn't use a pattern, I just pieced bits together like a puzzle.  I made the cover first and then added the scissors pocket...

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My M2 Jacket

My M2 Jacket

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My version of this jacket began with the M2Again jacket pattern by Elaine Waldschmitt, which seemed the perfect scrappy stash jacket. I used many many different fabrics both batik and quilting cotton...

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Cupcake Party Dress & Coat

Cupcake Party Dress & Coat

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Talk about I love to sew! I am a Grandma of 8 beautiful grandkids. and Thank you for giving me this oppunity to make my 2yr old grand daughter this party dress. Dress- is a 2T Cupcake pattern lined...

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When downsizing, consider a new home for your stash

When downsizing, consider a new home for your stash

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Here are some ideas for your excess stash when downsizing is in your future.

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Coupons On The Go

Coupons On The Go

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Jo-Ann’s store app—which now works for Android phones, as well as iPhone—lets you save and organize coupons.

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Online Shopping and Resource Guide

Online Shopping and Resource Guide

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Check out this newly updated list of great online fabric and craft supply resources.

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The International Textile Expo Hits Las Vegas

The International Textile Expo Hits Las Vegas

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Take a sneak peek into this non-public fabric event.

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Guide to Press Cloths

Guide to Press Cloths

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Find out why just one press cloth is not enough.

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How to Sew with Sequin-Covered Fabric

How to Sew with Sequin-Covered Fabric

Learn techniques for keeping you sane when working with sequin-covered fabric.

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Learn the Secret Strength of Organza

Learn the Secret Strength of Organza

Add invisible, weightless support and strength with silk organza.

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Fabric U Puts a World of Fabric at Your Fingertips

Fabric U Puts a World of Fabric at Your Fingertips

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App for iPhones and iPads offers is an on-the-go guide to fabric

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Whimsical Fairy Skirt

Whimsical Fairy Skirt

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I made this skirt especially for my niece, who is a vibrant 1 year old! Also, I create children's garments out of my testing phase, because it is cheaper and much faster! i have to see if it will...

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MAD Hatter

MAD Hatter

I made this Mad hatter costume for a friend of mine, Brian Brady(in the pictures). I made the entire costume from my own pattern I made.  I made the long, coat out of cordoroy. The cuffs are...

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A Visit to Waechters Fine Fabrics in Asheville, NC

A Visit to Waechter's Fine Fabrics in Asheville, NC

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Waechters is not only a great resource for fabrics, buttons, patterns, and more – it’s fabulous eye candy and a wonderful place to go for inspiration and education.

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