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A Tale of Two Sweaters

A Tale of Two Sweaters

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This green project (literally) saved one sweater from the trash bin and the other from a very drab existence.

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Creative Recycling in Embroidery

Creative Recycling in Embroidery

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Sometimes all you need is a book to get you going...

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Organize Your Sewing Patterns with Binders

Organize Your Sewing Patterns with Binders

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If you're anything like me, you have embroidery and sewing patterns all over your house, but with a quick trip to the office-supply store you'll be able to organize them all.

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How to Draft a One-Seam Skirt in 30 Minutes

How to Draft a One-Seam Skirt in 30 Minutes

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You can make this pattern, cut it out of stretch velvet, and have it sewn together in plenty of time for a New Year's Eve party!

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How to Rescale a Single Embroidery Design and Make a Snazzy Pillow

How to Rescale a Single Embroidery Design and Make a Snazzy Pillow

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Start the New Year off with a fresh look for your couch or bed with this bolster pillow. Sometimes all you need is one design...in three sizes! Here's how to mix three fabrics together with a single design that's been converted into small, medium, and larger.

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How to Make a Roll-Up Tool Organizer, Complete with Embroidered Size Labels

How to Make a Roll-Up Tool Organizer, Complete with Embroidered Size Labels

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Organize your wrenches, chisels, paintbrushes, or whatever you're into with these quick tool rolls. Whether you make the luxe version out of leather or the durable standby out of denim, your tools will be organized and ready to go when you need them!

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How to Make a Personalized Handkerchief for Him

How to Make a Personalized Handkerchief for Him

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Here's a very personal handmade something special for your guy that he can carry with him wherever he goes. This project will show you how to hoop and embroider on a handkerchief without distorting it.

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How to Make Appliqued Undies for Your Sweetie

How to Make Appliqued Undies for Your Sweetie

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Simple embroidery and fabric appliqués on a pair of boxers are the perfect gift for the special man on your list.

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How to Monogram a Sweater

How to Monogram a Sweater

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A simple chain-stitched letter turns a store-bought sweater into a great personal statement for the little fashionista in your life!

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Decorative Stitched Gift Card Holders

Decorative Stitched Gift Card Holders

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My search for machine embroidered gift card holders ended (for the moment) with the discovery of a cute decorative stitched version.

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How to Make a Satin-Smooth Satin Stitch

How to Make a Satin-Smooth Satin Stitch

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The satin stitch intimidates many a beginning embroiderer, but it's really quite simple and all about tension.

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How to Make a Felt Holiday-Mix CD Case

How to Make a Felt Holiday-Mix CD Case

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One of my favorite things about the holidays is the music. I have tons of it and love to share it with my friends. Here's an easy and clever way to package all your merry music for all your festive friends.

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How to Embroider a Leather and Ribbon Belt

How to Embroider a Leather and Ribbon Belt

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Belts are an essential to any wardrobe, and this one is a treat to behold, crafted in rich leather and hand-dyed silk ribbon! It's perfect for gift giving or to add a designer touch to your holiday wardrobe.

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How to Make Felt Napkin Rings for Your Holiday Table

How to Make Felt Napkin Rings for Your Holiday Table

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Stitch up a group of felt napkin rings in autumnal colors. Add a decorative button for vintage flair.

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How to Machine-Embroider Freestanding Lace Napkin Rings

How to Machine-Embroider Freestanding Lace Napkin Rings

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Here's an easy way to add some elegance to your next dinner party this holiday season. Choose embroidery thread that either coordinates or contrasts with your napkins and stitch these fancy napkin rings with little effort!

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How to Make an Easy Needlepoint Gift Box

How to Make an Easy Needlepoint Gift Box

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If you're giving wonderful little gifts for the holidays, why not whip up some equally wonderful little boxes? No wrapping needed!

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Hand-Embroidered Redwork Angel Ornaments or Gift Tags

Hand-Embroidered Redwork Angel Ornaments or Gift Tags

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This hand-stitching project is perfect for beginners.

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Turn Photos into Embroidered Portraits

Turn Photos into Embroidered Portraits

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Last week I showed you how to make your family portraits into embroidery patterns. This week I'll show you how with a little fabric paint, embroidery floss, and imagination you can turn those patterns into lovely works of art.

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Where Industry and Craft Collide

Where Industry and Craft Collide

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Inspired by embroidery, Dutch design house Demakersvan weaves beauty into a fence.

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How to Embroider on a Baseball Hat�When You Dont Have a Cap Hoop!

How to Embroider on a Baseball Hat�When You Don't Have a Cap Hoop!

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Personalize a soft baseball cap (without a stiff front panel) using this simple technique. Whether you want to make a statement while participating in a walk for the cure or while you're at the grocery store, it's easy to machine-embroider your message on a soft-sided baseball cap. If you have a favorite sports team, you can proclaim your "No. 1 Fan" status, too!

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