Recessed Zipper Tutorial

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I prefer to have some type of closure on my bags so I thought a recessed zipper would be neat.  I didn’t actually try one out until my coworker said that she wanted a basic reversible tote, but with a zipper.  You probably remember that I attempted it a few times before coming up with… Read more »

Bodkin and New Page

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Have you ever heard of a Bodkin?  No?  Well, then keep reading because I’m going to explain what it is and how to use it.  I’m also going to explain a little about a new page I added to the site. I first learned about the Bodkin from my mother-in-law. Then she gave me a… Read more »

Crayon and Notebook Holder Tutorial

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Well, it’s finally ready!  The crayon and notebook holder tutorial that some of you have been waiting for.  I first posted about this, oh, about a year ago!  Gasp!  I can’t believe it was that long ago that I first attempted this.  My goal with this was to make it so that the fat crayons… Read more »

How to Make Binding (Bias Tape)

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I have used binding (some refer to it as bias tape) for a few projects so I thought I would share a tutorial on how to make it.  I have never made true bias tape; I have always made what they call binding. The difference between actual bias tape and binding is that bias tape… Read more »

Skirts, Skirts, and More Skirts

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Skirts are so easy to make and there are a ton of varieties to try as well.  I have made multiple basic skirts, a layer cake skirt, a jean skirt, and I even did an elastic waistband tutorial to share my tips. Here is another basic skirt that I made.  It’s pretty much exactly the… Read more »