Tag Archives: Tutorial

Burn Test To Identify Fabric Content

Here is a guide to conduct a burn test to identify fabric content. I recently cut a kimono out of (what I thought was) nice brushed silk. One side is smooth, the other has a soft brushed feeling. The drape is fluid … Continue reading

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Fake A Coverstitch With A Sewing Machine

I had a great holiday, guys! I can’t believe I was away from my blog for over a week. We were utterly lazy and spent Thanksgiving break watching movies. We did manage to drag out the Christmas ornaments though! And I … Continue reading

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How To Stiffen Hair Bows

This is really a gratuitous post, where I show you a few hair bows I’ve been making for my little cousin’s baby. Mackenzie is still in the oven, but when she enters this world we are prepared to decorate her head. … Continue reading

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How To Flatten Bottle Caps : Life Changing Trick

It seems like I’m always the last to know the secrets of hair bow makers. There are styles and trends just like any fashion, and it’s hard to keep up. These days, flat bottle caps are in. I couldn’t think … Continue reading

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Tips & Ideas For DIY Halloween Costumes

If you want to make a store bought costume more original, or just need to save some money this year; this post is for you. I’ve made some elaborate costumes over the years, but I think the easy DIYs and … Continue reading

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