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1. Sewing For Plus Size Children
Recent statistics have indicated that nearly nine million American children are categorized as "overweight". Buying or making clothes for the plus size child can be a very stressful and difficult process as there is literally NO standard size that fits properly
2. Sewing Machine Tension Problems
Parenting & Kids - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:07:01
Tension problems with your sewing machine can simply ruin a good day of sewing! What frustration it is, when you finally can get at those sewing, craft or alteration projects, only to have breaking thread, knotting thread, needles breaking, etc. How do you know where to begin in order to check ou...
3. How To Make Different Sleeve Styles from ONE Basic Pattern
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:05:19
All you need for Pattern Changing tutorials, such as this sleeve changing tutorial, is a basic "store bought" sewing pattern that fits properly. It doesn't matter whether it's a Simplicity, McCalls, Butterick, etc, simply a pattern that fits you properly. We'll show you how to take that basic sle...
4. Make Your Own Shorts and Slacks Patterns
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:08:53
Slacks are usually the hardest garment to get to fit properly. Not so when you begin by using YOUR OWN measurements. When you use a commercial (store bought) pattern, you get a clothing pattern that is closest to your measurements then try to adjust the pattern to get it to fit properly. By makin...
5. How To Make Flowers From Fabric Remnants
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:08:48
If you're like most of us who sew or craft, we tend to accumulate boxes and drawers full of fabric scraps. A few months ago I made up my mind that those scraps in the boxes and drawers were NOT making me any money, and decided to put my thinking cap on to see just how I could turn them into profi...
6. Darts That Fit And Flatter
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 16 Dec 2009 01:18:30
One of the most exasperating problems with darts on sewing patterns is to finally get the dress or blouse to fit right, but the dart ends up above the bustline or below the bustline. We know it looks funny, with the dart not pointing TO the bustline, but rarely does the home sewer know what to do...
7. Is Your Home Business In A Slump?
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:07:43
Nearly every business, whether brick and mortar store, online store or home business experiences a slow down or slump at certain times of the year. Many businesses see this slow down right after school lets out in the spring when families are only thinking about vacations, summer camps for the ki...
8. Business Expenses - What Every Business Must Endure
business-and-work - Wed, 16 Dec 2009 01:14:28
There are two ways to make more money in your home business -- increase sales or reduce expenses. Both sales and expenses will determine the total year end profit. Because business expenses are more controlable than sales (can't guarantee any dollar amount from sales), let's look at your total ho...
9. How To Make Fringe
business-and-work - Wed, 16 Dec 2009 01:13:10
Fringe can be put on just about anything, from home decor items such as pillows and table coverings to clothing garment items like head scarves, jean jackets, sweaters and more. Oh, I know you can buy some types of"fringe" by the yard, but it doesn't come in every color under the sun, and most im...
10. Make A Child's Wardrobe From Your Old Clothes
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 16 Dec 2009 01:23:06
You know times are tough when the biggest children's clothing re-sale event of the year is not well attended.
We want to share some little thought of ways to stretch the dollars and clothe those growing children.
11. Sewing Room Salvage
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:51:56
A collection of sewing room salvage items should be an organized part of your sewing room. Fabric scraps, buttons, zippers, ribbons, yarn and trimmings should be systematically saved so you don't waste time searching for them, nor spend extra money replacing something you have but cannot locate. ...
12. Bed Sheets for Sewing
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:49:27
Bed sheets and pillow cases are an inexpensive source of sewing and crafting fabric. Decorating with printed or floral bedsheets can enhance any room.
13. Work At Home
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:47:37
Working at home is an ultimate dream for many people. For others who have lost jobs, have had hours cut back at work, or have heard rumors that their manufacturing plant is about to be closed, or the business they work at may be shutting their doors forever, the "work at home" idea is more of a n...
14. Finding Your Niche Market By Accident
business-and-work - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:47:02
How can you possibly find a niche market "by accident" you ask?
When was the last time you needed or wanted something and couldn't find it? I can guarantee that if YOU are looking for something and can't find it, there are many others looking for a similar item as well!
15. How To Make Jeans Purses
culture-and-society - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:42:34
Jean purses are very easy and extremely inexpensive to make. The next time you're at a yard sale or flea market, look for some children's or even adult size jeans. You can probably get a bunch for a quarter or fifty cents each --- make them into a variety of jean purse styles and you can then get...
16. How To Change Necklines On A Commercial Pattern
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:41:58
Changing necklines on a commercial pattern is very easy to do once you know the simple steps. we'll give you step by step instructions on how to change the basic round neckline on your dress or blouse pattern into a square neckline.
17. Be Thankful
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:38:42
I read a blog writer saying that she was going to do an "I'm thankful for....." each day throughout the month of November. What a wondeful idea. However I believe that if we would all do this exercise for a 30 day period, then re-read our list of what we're thankful for during the next month, the...
18. Convert Store Bought Patterns Into Maternity Styles
culture-and-society - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:37:30
Nice looking stylish maternity patterns and maternity clothing are usually very hard to find - especially if you're not an "average" size. Petite maternity clothing or plus size maternity clothing are very difficult to match the size you really need. Even if the size is available, how many differ...
19. Easy Pattern Making Lessons
hobbies-games-toys - Mon, 13 Apr 2009 01:43:54
A recent study showed that 55% of women agreed that they can't find clothes that fit, and current styles aren't flattering to their shape. Learn the Oriental method of pattern making the easy fun way and create a wardrobe of clothing patterns by using your own personal measurements. Easy Pattern ...
20. Crafts Are A Remedy For Stress
hobbies-games-toys - Sun, 12 Apr 2009 01:45:32
We live in a stress filled world! Prices rising, jobs declining, kids still want to eat, mortgage company still wants that monthly payment, power bill needs to be paid. How much more stress can we take???
A large number of pressured people are turning to crafts not only to express creativity but...
21. How To Advertise For Pennies And Make Thousands
culture-and-society - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:45:30
It makes no difference if you have an internet site, brick and mortar store, or a work at home business, it is a fact that none will succeed if nobody knows you're there.
Advertising IS the key to success
22. Dust Busters - Make Cleaning a Breeze!
business-and-work - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:53:08
When it comes to cleaning, the seamstress, alteration ladies, crafters and quilters would rather be doing anything else but cleaning! We can show you a few "dust buster" tricks that can make spring cleaning, fall cleaning or any house cleaning a breeze! Let's make quick work of the cleaning so we...
23. How To Do Button Bedazzling
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:44:53
Buttons can create magic when it comes to their use on dresses, blouses, children's clothing and for use in arts and crafts. Commercial buttons offer such a wide variety of designs that a display of them would look like a collectors stash. They come in sizes from small to very large, and in an as...
hobbies-games-toys - Wed, 29 Apr 2009 19:54:34
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