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DIY face mask sewing pattern review + how to add nose wire to masks

Thinking of trying a face mask sewing pattern? Today I’m sharing lots of tips to help when making DIY face masks and face coverings. There are several popular face mask sewing patterns out there and if you’re like me, it can be a little confusing which one to choose. Which style? How to fasten? I’ve …

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Easy pencil case sewing pattern free tutorial with zipper for beginners

See how to make an easy pencil case with my free pencil case sewing pattern and tutorial! This useful and quick beginner sewing project is a perfect DIY back-to-school project and also makes a great DIY gifts idea for kids. Easy zippered pencil case pattern This zipper pencil case can hold pencils, markers, gel pens, …

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DIY Kids Cheetah Halloween Costume for Boys

Looking for a cute boys Halloween costume idea? Make this DIY kids cheetah Halloween costume with a cozy hoodie and pants plus a ‘World’s Fastest Land Animal’ running medal and running shoes. This kids cheetah costume is a cute Halloween costume idea for kids that you can make yourself. Kids love animal Halloween costumes and …

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Free Baby Bib Sewing Pattern for Drooly Babies

Here’s an easy and free baby bib sewing pattern with a few clever twists for drooly babies who are teething. First, it’s lined with waterproof PUL fabric, the same stuff that you can use to make DIY baby diapers. I put orange PUL fabric on the back to reduce teething wetness on his clothes and …

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Felt Stove DIY Kids Play Kitchen (roll it up, put it away)

DIY kids play kitchens don’t have to take up a lot of space. Make this flat felt portable DIY kids play kitchen that you can play with anywhere — on the rug, on a coffee table, wherever. Then just roll it up to store away until the next time that the ‘restaurant’ is open. This …

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The Best Way To Sew Bias Tape With Mitered Corners {photos plus a video}

Wanna know how to sew bias tape with mitered corners? This tutorial will show you how to sew bias tape corners like a pro. I finally got my head around out the best way to sew double fold bias tape with mitered corners. Yay! I’m talking pretty, perfect mitered corners like this… Keep reading for …

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How to make a headboard slipcover with storage pocket

Make a cheerful headboard slipcover to quickly and easily change up a bedroom. Because the slipcover is removable, it’s a super cute and inexpensive way to decorate a kid’s room and keep changing it up as they grow. And seriously, how sweetly adorable is this pleated pocket storage pocket? The storage pocket is just the …

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How to Make a Headboard Slipcover with No-Sew Piping – easy and temporary bedroom change

Whether you want to hide a dated headboard or just freshen your bedroom, making a DIY headboard slipcover transforms your bedroom without the commitment and cost. I made this ‘how to make a headboard slipcover’ tutorial for DIY Network. I wanted to make a plaid flannel headboard slipcover to temporarily make our city bedroom feel …

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Bull In A China Shop DIY Halloween Costume for Toddlers

This Bull in a China Shop DIY toddler Halloween costume was inspired by my charming 2-year-old boy. Liam is deliberate, like whenever he picks something up or puts it down it’s just a wee bit more aggressive that it needs to be. Things get broken. Ripped. We’ve made a handful of ER trips. Liam just …

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Kid’s Halloween Costume: Watercolor Paint Box with French Beret and Giant Paint Brush for Little Artists

Here’s a handmade kids’ Halloween costume idea that’s sure to be a trick-or-treating masterpiece: a classic watercolor paint box, topped with a handmade French-inspired beret and a jumbo paint brush made from a pool noodle. It’s simple and clever with just a little sewing needed. I made this watercolor paint box artist costume for DIYNetwork.com. …

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See my three sewing projects in the “Little One-Yard Wonders” book – plus a giveaway!

Even though I like to dabble in lots of crafts like paper and decoupage and painting, sewing is still my first love. That’s why I’m so proud to be included as a contributor in the new book “Little One-Yard Wonders – Irresistible Clothes, Toys, and Accessories You Can Make For Babies and Kids.” It’s the …

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How to sew reusable fabric sandwich and snack bags

This free sandwich bag sewing pattern and tutorial is so easy you’ll be able to replace your old plastic snack bags in no time. I designed these free fabric sandwich bag and snack bag sewing patterns to have extra large flaps. The flaps act like teeny little place mats, which helps avoid germ fests like …

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