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DIY: How to Make a Simple Patchwork Pillow

Who doesn’t love a new throw pillow?!? In celebration of National Sewing Month, I’m excited to share this simple, beginner-friendly sewing tutorial you can use to make a graphic patchwork pillow featuring horizontal stripes of your favorite prints. This project is so easy to customize – I’ve arranged four…

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How to Find the Perfect Vintage Sewing Machine

They have names like Singer Rocketeer, Necchi SuperNova, and Elna Transforma. They range from curvy and black with delicate gold decals to boxy and brightly colored. They’re vintage sewing machines, and their fans swear by them, from sewing neophytes to long-time costumers and quilters. On…