Quick Gift Idea

I went to my quilt group the other day and one of the ladies had an impromptu craft to share with us. Those of you (and I’m not one of you!) who are handy with paper crafts can figure this out by looking at it. It’s a star ornament filled with 6 Hershey kisses. It’s…

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How To Make a Sewing Pattern

A question came in yesterday asking how to line the inside of a nightgown. Without having the original pattern, one might think it impossible. But, I have found an answer to that diemma and I’d like to share it with you. Call it my early Christmas gift to you! All you need is some wide…

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Hem Stays

For a long time, I used a six strand cord of embroidery floss to make my hem stays. Is that what they are called? Hem stays? I couldn’t think of a better term for them. They are the cords that keep the hem of dress pants and its lining from straying too far from each other.…

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