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Featured Blog Posts – November 2008 Archive (2)

Great Christmas Gift Ideas to Sew

If things are a bit tight this Christmas, why not drag out the sewing machine and make your own Christmas gifts. It doesn't have to be a complex piece of clothing. The suggestions below are all simple and easy to make. The biggest cost will be the fabric, so shop around for remnants and discount fabrics.

Elegant Table Runner & Placemats When you think about it, the simple table runner is just a long rectangle, and placemats are just smaller ones. If you buy some… Continue

Added by Susan on November 15, 2008 at 1:58pm — 8 Comments

Sew Your Own Christmas Tree Skirt

Making your own Christmas Tree Skirt is simple, and can be done as a project for the whole family to enjoy together.

Fabric Good fabrics to choose are plain cottons (red, green or white), or you can buy special Christmas prints in a range of fabrics including cottons and plush velvets. You can even choose contrasting colours for top and bottom. Depending on the thickness of your fabric, you may also need some heavy interfacing to sit between the two fabric layers. If… Continue

Added by Susan on November 15, 2008 at 1:00pm — 12 Comments

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