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ESP Dress Sew Along

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Decades of Style Pattern Company is having a Sew Along! If you are on instagram start following Decades of Style Pattern Company I've been invited to sew along this next week and I am inviting you! Dig in your stash and find about 2 1/2 yards! Let's have some fun!What to do to join the sew along?1. Buy the digital pattern No. 101 The E.S.P. Dress – Decades of Style Pattern Company using the Discount Code: ESPPDF10! It will cost you $10, I love instant gratification!2. Print the pattern and read it to see what you need!3. Pick a fabric (for me about 3 yards), I pulled from my stash this beautiful blue rose pattern from Melody Miller's "Picnic"! It is my favorite! I bought, 4 yards, to save for something special!Note: As a quilter I buy backings when I find them on sale so maybe you have the fabric you need in your stash that would look gorgeous! Think about it!4. Wash and dry the fabric!5. Tape your pattern together and cut it out!6. Read the pattern …

First Invisible Zipper

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Are your couch pillows looking a little old and flat, mine sure where until I started covering them. With a boy at home ours seem to end up on the floor more than on the couch, since he and his friends like to lay on them and play games. I tried envelope closures but they seem to gape open. So, I thought I'd try an invisible zipper. Prepare the fronts of both pillows! I quilted both tops to add a little structure since my pillows were kind of flat! This one looks pretty good! Matching the fabric back together can be a little hard since you are cutting it in half. Making a 1" fold over on one side. That hides the zipper. Doing a a 1/4 roll over hem on the other side. Sewing in the zipper. Oops! I bet a small print fabric would have worked better on this one! Make sure you get a long enough invisible zipper. I used a 16" - 18" one. (fat quarter cut in half)! Sewing the first side worked like a charm but how not to sew the flap when I sewed the other. Pin it! Now…

Holiday Destash

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Buy yourself a Christmas Present Each year around this time I try to sell some of my oop (out of print) fabrics to make some room and have Christmas money for my Grandchildren. This sale is running on IG at the same time to get the most exposure! If prices seem to high on a item leave me offer in the comments! I have only done this once before so I am still learning!Prices does not include shipping! Shipping will be added on. Some great deals here! Leave a comment with what item you want, paypal, and zip code, then I will send you an invoice! Thank you for helping our family have a debt free Christmas. LisaCreate and be unique - Lisa