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T-Shirt Twill Tape Neckline Tutorial

T-Shirt Neckline Twill Tape Tutorial

Do you ever feel like your handmade clothes are just missing that certain something that higher-end, ready-to-wear clothes always have? Maybe I’m the only emotional dresser, but for me,Β it’s oftentimes little Anthropologie-esque details that determine whether or not a handmade garment makes it into regular rotation. I’ve been making a ton of tees from the […]

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Make Your Own Upcycled Undies

Upcycled? Undies? Ummm, yeah. Those words probably shouldn’t go together. That is, unless, you haven’t upcycled ACTUAL underwear. Instead, do what I did – upcycle other knit clothing into comfortable, cute panties! I will be the first to admit that I absolutely love cheap, big-box underwear (Hanes, Fruit of the Loom, etc.). They are simply […]

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Free Owl Applique Pattern

I contemplated calling this post “Sweatshirt Sex Change” because that’s precisely what I did for this project. However, I figured “Free Owl Applique Pattern” would be more appropriate for search engine traffic. Who knows what kind of audience I’d get with the former… I didn’t do a full-on tutorial for this project because frankly, if […]

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Knitty Ditty Bags

I’m aΒ  sucker for cute little fabric things…especially things in which to hold other things (read: bags). In fact, I have dozens of them hanging around my house. (I blame my two years of developing prototypes for my farmer’s market booth.) Nevertheless, one can always use more bags for various uses around the house. I […]

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A Grammar Lesson for Reality Stars

Scott and I don’t subscribe to cable television. We’re happy to watch Nova documentaries and Star Trek reruns on Netflix every night. However, I have a little bit of a weak spot for crappy reality television. Let’s just say I cried for a week when “The Hills” was canceled. Okay, not really. But I did […]

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