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Free Sewing Patterns and Sewing Machine Help at AllCrafts! Online Since 2000 FreeCrafts Free Holiday Crafts Sewing & Quilting Crochet & Knitting More AllCrafts Free Sewing Patterns and Sewing Machine Help Welcome to Sewing at AllCrafts! Fun & Easy Sewing Ideas How to Make a Cozy Pillow Bed Fabric Watch Bands Sewing Tutorial Make A Drawstring Jewelry Pouch Quilted Key Fob Wristlet Tutorial Organizer Sewing Tutorial DIY Dog Coat Make Hand-Warming Gloves DIY Cat Collars Newborn Sleeper Essential Oils Pouch Tutorial Easy Mens DIY Flannel Scarf On the Go Organizer Dog Crate Bumper Pads DIY Reversible Fabric Storage Bins Road Trip Car Pillow Wall Pocket Organizer Tutorial Softie scotty dog Pocket Wall Caddy Sewing Tutorial Fabric Acorns Sewing Tutorial Floppy Sun Hat Free Sewing Pattern Terry cat Making Little Dog Harness Tutorial Eyeglass Case Bookmark Sewing Tutorial Sewing Slipper Pattern Sweet & Skinny Ruffled Headband Portable Manicure and Pedicure Kit Wristlet Tutorial Seat Back Protector Organizer Sewing Tutorial Adjustable Dog Collar Cool Ties Sew Easy Loopy Scarf Tutorial Yes!

Jelly Roll Floor Pillows Hi everyone! It’s Val over at PinkPlease! bringing you another double recipe. Taking a spin off my last Moda Bake Shop recipe, Just Playin’ Around {Baby Changing Pad & Matching Play Mat}, I wanted to show you another fun creation you can make using the circular quilt pattern. With just one Jelly Roll (plus some extra fabric for the back and piping), you can make two matching oversized floor pillows. I am teaming up with the Fat Quarter Shop to help you with your Sherbet Pips collection (or any other Moda fabric) so that you can make a few pillows of your very own. One Sherbet Pips Jelly Roll by Aneela Hoey 2 1/2 yards of fabric for the pillow bottom 1/2 yard of fabric for the piping 6/32″ Cotton Piping (95″ long for the small pillow and 140″ long for the larger pillow) 2 packages of 1 ½” Cover Button Kits (You will need to make 4 fabric covered buttons) Stuffing (4 bags of 24oz. poly-fil will fill both pillows. Fishing Wire or Super Strong Beading Thread. Creating the large pillow 1. 2. 3. 4.

Ms Eliza Bennet Shirt Tutorial 2011 SINGER® SEWING CO. | Resources: Machine Needles Selecting the correct needle for your project is just as important as selecting the fabric, thread and stabilizer. There are different sizes and types of needles for different types of fabric. The European metric sizing system for sewing machine needles is numbered from 60 to 110. A good rule of thumb to keep in mind: the lighter the fabric the smaller the needle size and the heavier the fabric the larger the needle size. A full selection of SINGER® needles is available online in our NEEDLES section. Sewing Machine Needles Regular Point (Style 2020) needles are used for all woven fabrics. Serger/Overlock Machine Needles Regular Point (Style 2054-42) serger needles are used for all woven fabrics. Change the needle after sewing two to three garments or after hitting a pin.

Vintage Fruit Sauce So Mother’s Day, it was pretty great. My husband totally spoiled me and even got me ice cream for breakfast. Bless him. First of all, what makes it ‘vintage?’ I mixed everything in a bowl, separated in into jars (took a quick pic for instagram, obviously!) Turns out, I’m about to make me some moonshine! Day 1: sugars and fruit separate a lot in the jar. Ok, aaaaaand, my final conclusion on day 14??? Ingredients Fermented Fruit Starter: 3/4 cup Canned peaches in heavy syrup, drained and cut into pieces 3/4 cup Canned pineapple tidbits in heavy syrup, drained 6 Maraschino cherries, cut in half 1 1/2 cups Sugar 2+1/4 tsp Active Dry Yeast Vintage Fruit Sauce: 1 cup fermented fruit (starter) 1/2 cup canned peaches in heavy syrup, drained and cut into pieces 1/2 cup canned pineapple tidbits in heavy syrup, drained 6 maraschino cherries, cut in half 1 cup sugar Instructions Combine ingredients and place in a glass jar with a loose cover – and apothecary jar is perfect. Recipe From Red Star Yeast

The Seam Method of Pattern Alteration An innovative technique for pattern alteration that's simple to understand and easy to do, offering options other techniques don't. by Judith Rasbandfrom Threads #85, pp. 48-51 When I was studying pattern alteration in college, I learned that no matter what method you use to alter a pattern, when you're done, all that's really changed is the outline, or outer edge of the pattern. As my teachers and I explored this idea, we further proved that the closer you place the alteration to the seam or stitching line, the less distortion to the pattern there will be. In other words, if you alter any pattern right at the stitching line, you can correct it without shifting the grainline, and you can keep changes to the lengths of nearby seams to an absolute minimum. We developed an alteration technique around these discoveries and called it the seam method. Alteration basicsThe following guidelines are useful no matter what alteration technique you're using. * The amounts of change must be correct.

Making Your Own Pattern: a tutorial Patterns aren't cheap. Seriously, I was browsing through through the look books at Hobby Lobby the other day and some of them were as much as $20. Tack that on to the price of fabric and other supplies and suddenly sewing your own clothing becomes very expensive. Thankfully, you can make your own patterns using your own clothing that you know to fit well. I used Scotch Postal Wrapping Paper as my pattern paper. I used paper because I like to lay my pattern piece down and trace the shape directly onto my fabric. Muslin fabric is another great material that would allow you to pin the pattern piece to your fabric. Lay your garment down on the paper and determine the middle of the top. Mark right above the collar and right below the hem. Draw a rough outline of one half of the top. When you get to the sleeve, do your best to fold it back so that you just see the armhole. This first pattern piece I'm working on will serve as the back of the pattern. Now for the sleeves. *Update*

: Ghost-in-a-box I schemed up these little guys a while back, and a whole flock of them will be in the shop update on Tuesday. Back to work on dolls and such! Have a Happy Weekend, and I'll be back with more very soon. xoxo Tutorial and Pattern: Rainbow Sunshine Plushie (and a little fair[l]y [ugly] tale about patents) I want to begin this tutorial with a little story. One day there was a little organic cotton rainbow be-ribbonedplushie that was sketched and then stitched with love in a very messy upstairs room in a home somewhere in Minneapolis. It was a happy little plushie, made all the more so by the creation of its 3 identical siblings who sat on a sunny windowsill with the little plushie, keeping it company. But then, the plushie creator decided, I'll be damned if the corporate-toy-making-man can bully this little artist and stop the world from enjoying these little plushies and try to control the creative use of ribbon. Unfortunately, that little story is pretty much all true. So, please make these to your heart's content and give them away to every baby you know and every person who might need a little snuggly rainbow happiness in their life. Happy plushie-making, creative friends in la resistance against the corporate-toy-making-man.