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Out The Door Organizer Project Review

Ever leave your home only to discover that you’d forgotten some important item? An organizer hung on the inner door knob puts those small but important items within easy reach. In this post I review the Out The Door Organizer by Staci of CraftyStaci.com (a guest post on SewCanShe.com) Read the online tutorial here: Out …

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Mini Portfolio Tutorial

Apps can be handy for scheduling and note taking, but sometimes you want to use a pen (or pencil) and paper. If you’re going to carry a physical agenda or notebook then you’ll also need to carry a physical writing instrument. My agenda and notepad are both ~3.5” by 5.5” (8.9 cm x 14.0 cm) …

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Weighted Ruler Holder Tutorial

My 18” long and 2” wide sewing ruler tends to go missing when I’m working on sewing projects. I blame it on the fact that I doesn’t fit in my sewing basket and doesn’t have a dedicated storage space elsewhere. It’s also transparent and clear. In this post I show you how I sewed a …

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Chubby Lunch Tote Project Review

During August, students of all ages get ready to go back to school. Teachers, parents and many professionals in other fields also get ready for the change of season with new gear or supplies. In this post I review the Chubby Lunch Tote by Caroline of SewCanShe.com Read the online tutorial here: Chubby Lunch Tote …

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Reversible Sun Hat Project Review

When I searched online for sun hat patterns, I found some gender neutral styles. In this post I review the Reversible Sun Hat by Mollie Johanson from The Spruce Crafts website. Read the tutorial and download the pattern pieces here: Reversible Sun Hat Note this project is for personal use only.. For the purposes of …

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DIY Neck Wallet Project Review

In my Feb 15, 2020 post, I reviewed the Travel Neck Wallet by Yarnspirations. It’s use case scenario is individuals traveling by plane or train. In this post I review the DIY Neck Wallet by Shabby Fabrics. It’s designed for individuals attending events. This is the first time I sewed a project solely from a …

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Necessary Clutch Wallet Project Review

A few years ago I purchased some patterns and materials from Emmaline Bags. While I sewed one of those projects soon after receiving my package, it’s taken me a while to get around to the next project. In this post, I review the Necessary Clutch Wallet by Emmaline Bags. Purchase the product PDF here: Necessary …

Sewing tips

Sewing Non-medical Masks

Health Canada has been recommending people wear non-medical masks (or fabric face coverings) in situations where physical distancing is difficult to maintain or unpredictable since May 20, 2020. Many stores and businesses that have re-opened are requiring that customers and/or clients wear masks. If you don’t already have masks, you may be wondering if it …

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SUL Tarp Project Review

In my previous post, I reviewed the YAMA Bug Shelter; a diy net-tent kit with a catenary cut ridgeline. In this post I review the SuperUltraLight / SUL Tarp from BackpackingLight.com. This is post 6 in my do-it-yourself backing gear series. You can read parts 1 (modified Jones Tent II), 2 (Alpine Ruck Sack), 3 …

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Yama Bug Shelter Project Review

While my DIY silnylon tarptent is still serviceable, the changes I made to the original Jones Tent II design, resulted in a flawed design. The lowest part of the ridgeline is about a foot forward of the rear of the tarptent instead of at the rear pole. I’ve wanted to learn how to properly make …