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What's your experience level with sewing? 6 Replies

I started sewing in High School when I made part of my prom dress. Over the years I started working with costuming - mainly renaissance faire clothes and Halloween costumes. I then graduated to…Continue

Started by Rachel Hoff. Last reply by Carrie Seal-Stahl Jun 24, 2013.

Skirts, Skirts, Skirts! 6 Replies

I can never find skirts I like, or that fit, in stores. I also like my skirts flowing and long, which is never in style. Even thrift stores leave me empty handed in good finds. You see, I have a…Continue

Started by Katie Beach. Last reply by Charlotte Besaw Apr 11, 2013.

Pillowcase Art Supply Holder

Not really clothing, but a fun sewing project for a stray pillow case. Can also be used for storing silverware, gardening tools, BBQ tools, too!…Continue

Tags: kids, art, pillow, craft, sewing

Started by Cornelia May 11, 2011.

Any Tips on making fleece socks ?

I printed off directions & a pattern for making fleece socks. I'm planning on giving these out for Christmas gifts this year so about 14 maybe more if I can find enough fleece to repurpose.…Continue

Started by pelenaka Dec 16, 2010.

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Comment by Lynda Reynolds on October 14, 2010 at 12:35pm
I've been sewing since I was nine. And right now I'm working on Renaissance Outfits for a local Faire...I have 12 skirts and 3 completed outfits.

Comment by Cornelia on June 9, 2011 at 4:09pm

Fabulous, darling! There's nothing more comfortable to wear for milking than corduroy...

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