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KWIK SEW Misses’ & Men’s Stand-Up Collar Jackets Pattern

Pattern: Misses’ & Men’s Stand-Up Collar Jackets This jackets features a stand-up collar, front zipper with zipper shield, zippered pockets in the front side panel seams and topstitching. Jacket A: Casings with elastic at bottom edges of sleeves Jacket B: Contrast front and back, back hem is curved All sizes (XS-XL) are included in one…

Pleated Oilcloth Clutch Pattern

Learn how to make a cute and stylish clutch purse using oilcloth fabric, which makes your design not only extra durable but also water resistant. Oilcloth comes in a wide variety of prints and colors so it can be fun to play around with different combinations for the exterior and lining fabrics of the clutch,…

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How to Sew a Boxy Zippered Pouch

Zippered pouches can be great gift ideas and Aurora Sisneros shows you how to sew a pouch that can be perfect for anyone. The pouch features a zipper closure, easy zipper tabs, a handle, corner gussets and is even completely lined. Pattern Pieces This project is made using a variety of different sized rectangles. From…

DIY Wrist Wallet

A wrist wallet can be an easy way to carry a key, some cash, or a card while out and about, especially if you are doing something that requires your hands to be free. Nicki LaFoille shows you step-by-step how to make a wrist wallet from knit fabric, complete with a zipper. Wrist Wallet Sewing…

Sew a Chic Chevron Pillow with Zipper Closure

Decorating a new home is both fun and exciting. After painting my bedroom I decided I needed a few throw pillows to pull the room together. I’ve always loved chevrons, and I realized this was the perfect project to employ my favorite zigzags. You too can add a touch of sassy fun to any decor…

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Oilcloth Wallet Pattern

Oilcloth is a great material to sew with. It’s more affordable than many of the cottons out there today and comes in a wide variety of fun patterns and colors. Unfortunately it can be a little bit stiff to work with, but this pattern for a cute wallet is perfect for oilcloth because you don’t…

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DIY Sewing Project: Sew a Purse Lining

How to Measure If you are sewing your own purse it will either come with pattern pieces specifically for the lining, or you can use the outer purse pattern pieces to create you own. If you want to line a purse you already have, Jessica show you how to trace or measure the purse in…

McCall’s Misses’/Women’s Tapered Pants Pattern

Pattern: Misses’/Women’s Tapered Pants These semi-fitted, tapered pants feature a waistband along with side-front pockets and front mock-fly zipper. Note: Instructions are given for optional invisible back zipper and for eliminating pockets. This is a physical pattern.

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A Guide to Sewing Machine Feet

Guide: A Guide to Sewing Machine Feet Using the right presser foot on your machine can not only make sewing certain items and techniques easier but it can make them look better as well. Using a zipper foot in place of a universal foot to sew on a zipper allows you to stitch much closer…