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Thrift Store Fabric Shopping

Over the years I have gotten some great fabric from thrift stores. There are lots of times I purchase fabric with no project in mind and the fabric often dictates the project I make. I may see a piece of fabric and a project instantly comes to mind. Then there are those occasions when I […]

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Buda 6476 – Sewing Pattern Review

I fell in love with this pullover pattern when I first say it and was very excited to give it a try. In the end I have a bit of mixed feelings, but I will still give it another try and recommend trying it if you are looking for a simple pullover. The Burda 6476 […]

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Reversible Jacket

My Thoughts On Making A DIY Capsule Wardrobe

The idea of making a diy capsule wardrobe has been something I have wanted to do for a long time. Over the years I have made clothing pieces, but I have never tried making a complete wardrobe. In preparation for this project I purged my existing wardrobe. I have also limited my new purchases to […]

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T-Shirt with varying lengths

Burda 6820 – Sewing Pattern Review

I absolutely love this Burda 6820 t-shirt pattern. I have made view “B” and “C” several times over the years and it is one of the patterns we have used in our T-Shirt class. I have done a sew-along with this pattern years ago; however, in revisiting this pattern in our IG Live Session @craftedspaces, […]

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McCall’s 7874 – Sewing Pattern Review

craftedspaces · DIY Wardrobe Pattern Review – McCalls 7874   In our IG live session we took a look at the McCall’s 7874 activewear pattern. We spoke about the pattern in great detail and provided some insight into working through the pattern instructions. This post is a summary of that discussion, along with some additional […]

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Female model in wide leg pants

Burda 6573 – Sewing Pattern Review

 craftedspaces · DIY Wardrobe Pattern Review – Burda 6573   We recently took a look at the Burda 6573 pants pattern in an IG live session. We spoke about the pattern in great detail and provided some insight into working with the pattern. I want to provide a summary of that discussion, along with […]

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Unbleached cotton fabric and muslin mock-up

Why You Should Make A Toile Or Muslin

Creating a muslin is an extra step in the sewing process that comes with many benefits; but, how do you decide if a muslin is needed for your project? Let us say you are working with a pattern for the first time, and you want to know if the finished garment will fit you as […]

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Pink Floral Cross Stitch

Getting Started With Cross Stitch

Cross stitch is a fun craft with lots of beautiful patterns to choose from and countless ways to use your finished projects. It is a beautiful way to embellish clothing, accessories or home decor. This embroidery technique is done by making an X-shape on your fabric. It is a form of counted thread embroidery and […]

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12 Days of Holiday Cheer GIVEAWAY Event

12 Days of Holiday Cheer GIVEAWAY EVENT Crafted Spaces is hosting its biggest GIVEAWAY event ever! Starting on December 8, 2021, and each day for twelve days we will present a new giveaway item on our Instagram feed @craftedspaces. The last giveaway item will be posted on December 19, 2021. You will have approximately three […]

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Soap Making

Top Five Soap Making Ingredients

It is important to me to know what is in my self-care products and to have the option to customize the ingredients to meet my family’s needs. I started making my own hair and skin care products many years ago. Eight years ago this evolved into making my soap. It has now become a ritual; […]

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