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Thrifty Patternmaking – Recycled T-Shirt

I’m mentoring an 8th grade student at WSP through a sewing project, and the first garment we’re making is a t-shirt. In preparation for our next few meetings, I drafted and quickly made up a t-shirt of my own this evening, so I can guide her more effectively through the tricky parts in the coming […]

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Fabric Scrap Earrings – New Pattern in the Store!

I made a pair of earrings out of some striped t-shirt fabric left over from another project, and every time I wear them, I always get about a million compliments. They’re one of my favorite pairs of earrings, and since they are made of fabric, they’re really lightweight. I have three piercings in each ear, […]

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Shhh, it’s a surprise!

The little sister of two of the girls in my Girl Scout troop is turning 4 soon. She comes to nearly every meeting and participates in all the activities, and even helped sell Girl Scout cookies (quite successfully, as a matter of fact – it’s hard to say no to a little bitty girl saying […]

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