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You may have lived the whole of your life without ever making or even having a bowl cozy. Time to fix that sorry situation ASAP.
Diane Knott
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Dancing is all about expressing yourself — and that goes for your leotard too! Whether you're sewing a leotard in a funky color or pattern, or going with the trad pink or black version, making your own means YOU get to customize the design, the fabric, the fit, the whole vibe.
Beginner
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You can't go wrong with a classic A-line skirt. You can wear it short or long, dressed up or down, and it always looks good. Best of all, the simple shape means you can learn to sew an A-line skirt in just a few easy steps.
Beginner
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It's cold outside and there's nothing like a warm and comfy throw to take the chill off. And while you could always buy a cozy blanket, making your own is simple and fast, so you can start sewing in an afternoon and have it ready for that night's movie.
Linda Reynolds
Did you know you can make a charming, super cozy quilt without putting in a ton of time or — wait for it — even really knowing how to quilt? It's shocking, but true, thanks to one quickie weekend project: the rag quilt.
Angela Mitchell
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Aprons are a lifesaver for any cook or baker, and it's easy to sew one yourself. The best thing about this project? With just a few simple measurements, you can get started — no pattern necessary.
Beginner
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Fitted sheets can be pricier than flat ones and, depending on the material you want and the place you're shopping, they can even cost more than double. What's worse: sometimes fitted sheets aren't even included in bedding sets, and they can be hard to find in luxury natural fibers like durable cotton wovens or linen and hemp blends.
Beginner
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Whether you're flying a red eye or simply trying to block out the light from your TV, there are many reasons to use a sleep mask and get some quality shuteye. The good news is that it's super easy to DIY, and only calls for a little bit of fabric. (Stash-buster project, anyone?) Whip up one for yourself, or go to town and make 'em for the whole fam so you can all get some beauty rest, stat.
Christine Haynes
Christmas season is here and our crochet hooks are abuzz. And while gifting handmade presents is a no-brainer, it's also dangerously easy to fall behind on holiday prep. So if you're in need of some last-minute gifts to whip up, here are some one-skein, no-hassle crochet projects to give this year.
Kathryn Vercillo
When it comes to holiday decor, there's nothing better than going homemade. These ornaments are proof— they're made quickly with paper quilling, look totally trendy and you can guarantee no one else will have 'em on their tree. Plus, you can make one in under an hour!
Erin Curet
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