Monthly Archives: May 2011

How-to: Take in a Tank Top – Crafting a Green World

Here's a great idea for a summer thrift store find. — SaraD at Sewing Ideas http://esewingideas.com One of the things that intimidates people about sewing is it seems like a very precise art. Of course, some sewing projects can be that … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Shirred fabric

I wonder if this technique would work for sweatshirt sleeves instead of ribbing. — SaraD at Sewing Ideas http://esewingideas.com Tutorial: Shirred fabric News, patterns, tutorials and reviews | Sewing | CraftGossip.com Stretchy shirred fabric can be quickly and easily made into … Continue reading

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A New Improved Seam Roll – Threads

Here's how to make a seam roll out of a wooden handrail from a lumber yard. — SaraD at Sewing Ideas http://esewingideas.com  And–voila! You have a new, improved seam roll, one that won't roll off the table and disappear when … Continue reading

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Sew a Quick and Easy Belt—in just 20 minutes! « Nancy Zieman — The Blog

Here's a great idea for a belt. — SaraD at Sewing Ideas http://esewingideas.com Wider or narrower belts can be created using Clover’s 5/8” or 1-1/4” Create a Strapand corresponding D-Rings! Trust me, this is truly a 20-minute project! http://www.nancyzieman.com/blog/?p=3623

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Light up your project with an LED

Here's a great way to add a little pizzazz to a project – light it up with an LED.  — SaraD at Sewing Ideas http://esewingideas.com   Sewing with non-LilyPad LED lights – SparkFun Electronics. http://www.sparkfun.com/tutorials/281

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Elizabeth Abernathy: Spring Fever: Sharpied Fabric Poppy Tutorial

Spring Fever: Sharpied Fabric Poppy Tutorial via elizabethabernathy.com Here’s a great way to add some spring flair. Who knew a Sharpie could be this beautiful? — SaraD at Sewing Ideas http://esewingideas.com

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Article: The new cafe that is just oh sew stylish | Manchester Evening News – menmedia.co.uk

What a cool idea – instead of an Internet Cafe, how about a Sewing Cafe? — SaraD at Sewing Ideas http://esewingideas.com  The new cafe that is just oh sew stylish | Manchester Evening News – menmedia.co.uk http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/life_and_style/s/1420526_the-new-cafe-that-is-just-oh-sew-stylish Drink tea and … Continue reading

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