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Bridesmaid Revisited: Sophisticated Pleated Skirt

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Bridesmaid Revisited: Flapper Fringe Swing Dress

Steps:5
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Bandanna Clothing Crafts: Halter Tops and Dresses

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Shimmery Lined Cornucopia

Steps:6
A basic cornucopia basket gets a glamorous makeover, thanks to sparkly paint and fabric. Fruits and vegetables in rich shades of ruby and amethyst spill out like jewels. For a soft shine, brush the produce with an edible petal dust, a finish available at baking-supply stores.
Materials
  • Cornucopia basket
  • Metallic spray paint
  • Tape measure
  • Fabric, such as silvered linen
  • Straight pins
  • Sewing machine
  • Needle and thread
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Necktie Envelope

Steps:5
Materials
  • Two shirting fabrics, 1 for lining and 1 for outer fabric, 1/2 yard each (2 old shirts also work)
  • Sewing machine and sewing supplies
  • Iron
  • Fabric glue (optional)
  • Card stock
  • Hole punch
  • Necktie
  • Seam binding
  • Envelope point template
  • Envelope rectangle template
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Embroidered-Thread Rosettes

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Patriotic Door Medallion

Steps:4
These round red, white, and blue medallions offer a fresh spin on an icon. Piecing and trimming the bunting yields a bull's-eye pattern.
Materials
  • 18-inch-wide bunting, apolloflags.com or flagsexpress.com
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • Sewing machine
  • Fusible webbing, 1/2 inch by 20 yards, by Steam-A-Seam 2, from createforless.com
  • Monofilament
  • Strong double-sided tape (optional)
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Christmas Stockings with Wool-Felt Icicles

Steps:5
Materials
  • Templates for stocking
  •  and cuff
  • Disappearing-ink pen
  • 1/2 yard ivory wool fabric, for stocking
  • 1/2 yard ivory lightweight cotton, for lining
  • 7-by-12-inch piece of ivory wool felt, for cuff
  • Fabric shears
  • Straight pins
  • Sewing machine
  • 5-inch piece of velvet ribbon
  • Fabric glue
  • Tweezers
  • White sequins
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