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Playing with Pegboard

Playing with Pegboard

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Clear sewing-table clutter with a wall-mounted organization system

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iPod App Tracks Your Fabric Stash

iPod App Tracks Your Fabric Stash

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One little program offers a way to sort and search a mountain of material

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Tepee relaxes magnetic pull

Tepee relaxes magnetic pull

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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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Sewing Goodies (Ideas, Sales, and Projects) for Mothers Day

Sewing Goodies (Ideas, Sales, and Projects) for Mother's Day

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Buy Mom sewing supplies or stock up to make something for her yourself.

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A Sewing Kit Fit for a King (or Queen)

A Sewing Kit Fit for a King (or Queen)

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Check out this historic 18-karat gold sewing kit for auction at Christie's New York.

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A Time to Sew, A Time to Mend

A Time to Sew, A Time to Mend

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Some reasons to appreciate the old-fashioned tools and skills of mending.

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What's your favorite sewing notion?

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Tell us about the sewing notions you just can't live without.

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Video: Notions 101

Video: Notions 101

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Learn which notions you need and how to choose.

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Hot Tea Emery Pincushion

Hot Tea Emery Pincushion

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It's hand-stitched and made of felt.  I filled it with emery to keep pins sharp.  I've also made coffee and latte cups.  :) I purchased a pattern for felt drinks (for kids play food...

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Measuring with Whats at Hand

Measuring with What's at Hand

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Threads readers are ingenious when it comes to discovering measuring tools in everyday objects and body parts.

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QUEEN OF HEARTS - Costume for Alice in Wonderland Childrens Theater Production

QUEEN OF HEARTS - Costume for Alice in Wonderland Children's Theater Production

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I made this costume for my grandaughter, Beth Ann when she played the Queen of Heartsin Alice in Wonderland,  in a Youth Theater production in Austin, TX. This is the only picture I havenbsp...

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No Ruler, No Problem

No Ruler, No Problem

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An old toy saved the day when I tried to alter a pattern without my sewing tools.

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Whats on Your Sewing Wish List?

What's on Your Sewing Wish List?

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Here is a list of the gifts on our wish lists this year. What sewing items are you hoping for?

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Thread needles with a floss threader

Thread needles with a floss threader

Look to the dental aisle at the drugstore for threaders that help make threading needles a cinch.

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Needle Me: Pick the right needle and thread

Needle Me: Pick the right needle and thread

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Take a fresh look at some old sewing rules with these thread and needle tips.

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Recycle plastic trays from the supermarket

Recycle plastic trays from the supermarket

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Empty plastic foam trays from the supermarket make great sewing notion storage for your workspace.

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Inspiration Bound

Inspiration Bound

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What books and magazines do you look to for your sewing inspiration?

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New Use for Tailors Chalk

New Use for Tailor's Chalk

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Place one triangular piece of tailor's chalk in a box with your silver jewelry to keep it tarnish-free.

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The cast of 2007s Surfs Up - Cody Maverick, Big Z, and Chicken Joe

The cast of 2007's Surf's Up - Cody Maverick, Big Z, and Chicken Joe

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I had to make everything by hand. My materials were fleece, felt, craft foam (masks, wings, tails, and and tattoo like marking appliques on character's chests), two boas (black for big z hair, yellow...

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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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