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  • Cleaning a Dirty Iron

    The title says it all. Cleaning a dirty iron is straight forward. How does an iron get dirty? A few ways that come to mind, using too hot an iron on a fabric that…

    September 10, 2021
  • All about the Iron

    The iron. They are found in literally every hotel room and the homes of those who either A) have someone born before 1980 living in them or B) have someone who wears corporate attire…

    September 10, 2021
  • How to prewash fabric for sewing

    Why prewash fabric before sewing? When making a project, we presumably want it to wear well and last a long time. Something we also want is to have fabric that lays flat for better…

    June 10, 2021
  • Tying the knot close to the fur of the animal

    How to Repair Stuffed Animals in an EMERGENCY

    Our children love their stuffed animals, stuffies, lovies, toys or whatever you call them where you live. Sometimes they love them so much, the critters start losing body parts! Or they were caught in…

    May 12, 2021
  • Photo of a sewing machine

    How to Thread Almost ANY Sewing Machine

    If you are looking at your brand new sewing machine and wondering how to thread it, start with the manual. If you are looking at a machine you bought used, chances are pretty good…

    February 4, 2021
  • Fabric and Real Pumpkin sitting on a porch

    Plumpkin: The Fabric Pumpkin

    It’s time to decorate for the fall (or at least I probably should have started, I’m a little behind) and I love using ‘evergreen’ decor! What does ‘evergreen’ mean? It means you can use…

    October 14, 2020