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  1. Fashion & Style

    DIY: Turn old pajama pants into couture track pants

    The track pants trend is everywhere right now, and it may be short-lived, but if you're dying to try the trend and don't want to...
  2. Fashion & Style

    Photos: How to turn a too-small dress into a chic new frock

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    I think it's the sentimentalist in us all that makes many of us hang on to old clothes, even when they don't fit anymore. I get it —...
  3. Tips & Advice

    Moms who turned their hobbies into successful businesses

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    Work is what you make of it. These three enterprising moms created successful jobs out of hobbies. Their jobs bring them joy and...
  4. Crafts

    25 Adorable stuffed animals you can make for your kids

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    Give a gift with meaning this year by creating one of these adorable stuffed animals. From free to a few dollars, these patterns are...
  5. Crafts

    The best handmade pillow tutorials out there

    Have a knack for sewing and a desire to update your decor? These tutorials for making your own pillows will help you save money...
  6. Fashion & Style

    Fashion DIY: How to spruce up a plain sweater

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    Give your plain sweater a makeover! Learn how to sew an edgy exposed zipper onto the side of your sweater and get some fall fashion...
  7. School & Education

    Quick-sew tips to save clothes

    At any age and anytime, buttons can fall off, pants can shrink overnight or a new hole can appear in your favorite jacket. Sewing is...
  8. Tips & Advice

    12 Mother's Day gifts for crafty moms

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    Instead of making crafts for Mom this Mother's Day, give her the gift of arts and crafts! From a professional camera flash for the...
  9. Makeup and skin care how-tos

    How to fix a seam

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    It’s happened to all of us before -- you’re out and about, having a fabulous time with your friends, when... oh no! All of a sudden...
  10. Makeup and skin care how-tos

    How to hem your pants

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    So you just snagged the last pair of wide-leg trousers at your favorite designer’s sample sale. The only problem is: they’re way too...
  11. Tips & Advice

    How to save money by sewing

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    If you have a sewing machine and basic sewing skills, you can save money by making clothing and other useful items for your family....
  12. Tips & Advice

    Hobbies for stay-at-home moms

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    If you are able to stay at home with your baby or young child, you may feel blessed, but sometimes the daily grind and lack of adult...
  13. Family Fun

    How to make your own birthday flag banner

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    You've seen them in catalogs and online, but have you ever wondered if you could make one of those cute, personalized birthday flag...