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Crew Neck To V Neck Tutorial

Crew necks are a popular style of neckline for knitted tops. Unfortunately, crew necks don’t suit every body type. If you bought a crew neck and didn’t discover that it was uncomfortable or unflattering until you wore it, you may be wondering what to do. One option is to alter your crew neck into a …

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T-shirt Quilt Tutorial

Do you have a lot of old t-shirts that you no longer wear? Not sure what to do with your family’s old t-shirts? One option is turning them into t-shirt quilts. This is a t-shirt quilt tutorial. This Sewn By Tanya project is for personal use only. Introduction Quilts come in a variety of sizes …

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How To Sew A Wristlet Key Fob

This is a wristlet key fob tutorial. A common key fob design is black plastic with small buttons to activate various features of your vehicle. For example, locking and/or unlocking the doors, opening and/or closing the trunk and remote engine start and/or stop. If you and your significant other have the same boring key fob, …

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How To Sew A Flat Felled Seam

There are many different types of seams that can be used to sew fabrics together. A flat felled seam is one of them and this post discusses how to sew this seam, it’s pros and cons, and some of it’s applications. What Is A Flat Felled Seam A flat felled seam is an overlapping seam …

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Fat Quarter Tote Tutorial

Large tote bags and shopping bags are great for when you have larger items or multiple items to carry. If you’re carrying a smaller number of small items, a large bag can be overkill. I designed this small tote for those times when I wanted a small shopping bag. I also designed it to make …

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Scrap Fabric Christmas Cards Tutorial

Did you know that the first Saturday in October is card making day? This fun holiday has been celebrated since 2006 and was created as a way to encourage crafters to get a head start on the holiday season. This is a how to make scrap fabric Christmas cards tutorial. This is a beginner project. …

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Zippered E-reader Case Tutorial

Folio-style covers are a popular option for many 6” e-readers but they don’t allow you to store your e-reader’s cable with the e-reader. In this tutorial I show you how to sew a zippered e-reader case for 6” e-readers that has a zippered pocket for your cable. This Sewn By Tanya project is for personal …

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How To Sew A Desk Mat Tutorial

Desk mats (aka desk pads) protect the surface of your desk/table from wear. They also provide a soft and  comfortable surface for working on. I wasn’t able to buy a desk mat that would fit my keyboard shelf, so I decided to sew one. This post is a how to sew a desk mat tutorial. …

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How To Replace A Zipper Tutorial

Do you have a purse, bag, or zippered pouch with a missing zipper pull and/or damaged zipper tape? Have you considered replacing that zipper instead of replacing your bag? It’s often less expensive to replace that zipper than to purchase an entirely new bag, purse or zippered pouch. This post is a how to replace …