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Pattern Ideas

Free patterns to learn how to sew, crochet, knit, which also include easy no-sew tutorials with pictured instructions on how to make. These make great homemade gifts and DIY projects to learn with beginner to advanced patterns.

Follow Friday: SITSGirls Craft Room

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It’s a New Year and a new Tip Junkie!  So we’re rolling out some new themes to better promote creative women.  It’s Friday which means it’s time to Follow Friday.   {TGIF!} What is Follow Friday?   Every Friday here on Tip Junkie it’s my pleasure to introduce to you a Tip Junkie Craft Room which is loaded up with some great tutorials, …

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20 Lovely Apron Patterns to Make {how to}

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Here are the best free sewing patterns to teach you how to make an apron.  I’ve included every type of free apron pattern including ruffled, vintage and retro, half aprons, and even children’s apron patterns. Best Free Apron Patterns 1.  Amy’s Apron ~ Use the free pattern to make this sweetheart neckline apron.  All you need is 1 yard of fabric, …

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18 Lovely How to Handbag Tutorials

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You’ll love these beautiful purse tutorials, free handbag patterns, clutch purse patterns, how to sew a purse tutorials, and even tutorials on how to make a tote.  Perfect for homemade gifts for yourself, friends, Christmas, and teacher appreciation week.  The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 89 free handbag, purse, and clutch patterns templates and pictured tutorials to make! So be …

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27 How to Beanie & Glove Tutorials

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How to make beanie designs, comfy glove patterns and crochet fingerless mittens complete with pictured instructions on how to make for homemade gifts. Use these free patterns to create your own winter beanie and gloves in a fun hip hop style.  These designs include crochet beanie hats, team hats and crochet fingerless gloves that are super fabulous.  You’ll love to wear them and they’ll keep you warm!  {{knuckle …

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37 How to Repurpose Fabric

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Wondering what to do with old jeans, towels or even pillowcases that keep stacking up in your recycling?  Here are 37 cool ways to repurpose fabric as well as some unexpected uses for recycled jeans, towels and pillowcases.  You’’re going to be blown away with these tutorials that include placemats, a banner, purses, dresses, cover ups, curtains, ottoman, rug, purse, booties and …

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17 DIY Home Decor With Every Day Items {fringe, pvc}

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Learn how to make DIY Home Decor with Every Day Items including PVC pipes and fringe.  PVC pipes aren’t just for waterways you can make unexpected DIY projects out of them.  Some of these PVC pipe  projects include a pvc pipe sunburst mirror, picture frame, wine storage and toothbrush holders.  Fringe crafting is so in right now, and for good reason!  It’s fun, engaging and fabulous.  These …

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58 Ways to Make DIY Belts & Hair Bows

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How to make belts and hair bows and accessories with stylish ideas for the crafty fashionista!  These pictured belt tutorials  and hair bow tutorials teach you how to make DIY bow belts, flower belts, waist belts, dress belts and bling belts as well as DIY hair ribbons, baby bows, cheerleading bows for your hair, hair clips, and crochet hair bows.  You can show off your own sense …

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How to Make a Travel Sewing Kit {Sewing Supplies}

How to Make a Travel Sewing Kit {Sewing Supplies}

How to Make a Travel Sewing Kit {Sewing Supplies} Since buttons always seem to fall off away from home and tear inevitably happen, this sewing kit is sure to come in handy! Perfect to keep in your car or your Mary Poppins handbag! {wink} Learn how to put together the perfect kit with this fabulous tutorial! View This Tutorial

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Easiest Baby Pant to Sew {Baby Clothing}

Easiest Baby Pant to Sew {Baby Clothing}

Easiest Baby Pant to Sew {Baby Clothing} Check out what you can make for your little one from an old unwanted men’s polo shirt! These pants look adorable and comfortable! She even includes several sources where you can get a tutorial to make different versions of this cute look! View This Tutorial

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How to Thread Your Serger {Serger Tips}

How to Thread Your Serger {Serger Tips}

How to Thread Your Serger {Serger Tips} If you have a serger you probably know that threading the machine can be the hardest part to using it! Here is a great tutorial where you’ll be taken step-by-step through the process. Great for a beginner or just as a refresher for those that have been at it for awhile. View This …

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Upholstery Basics {Upholstery}

Upholstery Basics {Upholstery}

Upholstery Basics {Upholstery} Learn the basics of upholstery all while making a lovely boxed cushion! Perfect for your pet or even just an extra seat when friends come to play! This is an intermediate to advanced level sewing project. View This Tutorial

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Quilting Tips for Beginners {Quilt Tips}

Quilting Tips for Beginners {Quilt Tips}

Quilting Tips for Beginners {Quilt Tips} Here are some general tips for quilting beginners. Starting with the advice to do what works for you, because each quilter will have their own preferences. A great resource to get you starting on the path to the perfect quilt! View This Tutorial

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