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How to use a skinny loop turner!

April 20, 2012 in Sewing supplies, Tips & Tricks

scrunchedonloopturner Love the skinny loop turner! They come in handy when turning tiny tubes like spaghetti straps or lacing. You can get them at a fabric store or online! 1. Sew your skinny tube. 2. The tube below is swimwear fabric, so, it is sewn with the "lightening" stretch stitch which helps tremendously when turning right-side out. Woven fabric can be sewn with ...

Swimsuit Sewing – Part 2

March 29, 2012 in General, Projects, Sewing supplies

IMG_0397   In part 1, we walked through sewing basic swimsuit bottoms using McCall Pattern 5400. For "Swimsuit Sewing - Part 2," we're going to work with the same pattern, but we're going to sew a top with McCall Pattern 5400 swim top B. In my short experience sewing swim suits with a pattern, bra cups aren't always included in the pattern instructions, ...

Shop for fabric online?

February 9, 2012 in Find It / Buy It, General, Sewing supplies

fabricshoppingonline_lg   Do you shop online for fabric? If so, where? I would like to sew a new swimsuit this season, so, I am currently in the market for cute print swimsuit fabric, which isn't the easiest to find! I am still early in my search, but, I stumbled upon this article I read awhile back from Threads Magazine's website (which is ...
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Halloween in July

July 14, 2011 in Projects, Sewing supplies

Bewitching Pumpkin I am starting to see quite a few Christmas in July sales popping up lately and with this heat I could benefit from a few thoughts of snowflakes and mittens.  Except every year I look forward to the fall.  I love the cool nights, the colorful display of leaves and most of all Halloween.  So while I am melting in ...