Picking an Embroidery Machine

For me, the decision to invest in an embroidery machine was a response to the number of requests that I was receiving from customers asking if they could get their totes embroidered.  My initial response was to direct them to a local embroidery shop to have them customized after purchase.  But as requests kept rolling

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How to Measure For Custom Panel Curtains

Are you interested in making your own curtains, but don’t even know where to start?  I’ve put together a simple guide to help you pick out the style and measure the amount of fabric needed for each panel. Picking Your Curtain Style: Start out by deciding what look you would like for your space.  The

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DIY Advent Calendar Tutorial

I love Christmas time and it is so exciting to get to see our boys’ experience all the joy of the holiday season.  I grew up with Christmas time being filled with crafts and cookies.  I want to carry on this tradition with our family, so what better way than fill a house with special

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Christmas Pillow Tutorial (step by step directions)

Growing up, Christmas time was full of crafts and handmade gifts.  We would make ornaments and my mom was usually busy sewing gifts for others.  I want to carry on this tradition with our boys, so what is better than filling your house with handmade items during the holidays.  This is an easy step by

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Tutorial: how to make an apron

Want to make a craft apron?  Follow this easy tutorial to make your own customized craft apron! Shopping List & Supplies: Fabric – ~1/3 yard for main fabric + ~1/3 yard for pockets + 1/3 yard for apron tie Thread Rotary Cutter (or fabric scissors) Iron Sewing Machine Cup of Coffee (optional) Good music (a

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