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How to Fix Large Hole in Leather Couch

How to Fix Large Hole in Leather Couch

A hole in a leather couch is one of the most common issues in leather furniture households. There are many activities that can put your leather couch in danger of getting a hole: pets (especially while they’re still babies), smoking ...

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How to Fix Ripped Jeans

How to Fix Ripped Jeans

Ripped jeans are a controversial piece of clothing. Some can carry it like it was only meant for them and on others, they look like, in T. S. Eliot’s words, “a silk hat on the head of a Bradford millionaire”. ...

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How to Sew Stretchy Fabric

How to Sew Stretchy Fabric

There are only a few things that might scare a brave sewer. Friends and family bugging you to sew dresses for them isn’t all that scary by itself, but when they are not willing to pay for your labor (and ...

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How to Make a Kimono

How to Make a Kimono

I am a fan of the golden age of the Japanese cinema, and the way kimonos are carried by the people who wear them in these movies never ceases to amaze me. Whether it’s just a woman ascending the stairs, ...

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How to Make Jeans Bigger

How to Make Jeans Bigger

During the first months of the pandemic, when we were self-isolating, we didn’t get a chance to wear our jeans. To be more precise, we didn’t even get the chance to take off our pajamas – we endlessly doom-scrolled in ...

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How to Make Fabric Pumpkins

How to Make Fabric Pumpkins

If you are part of a lively family with energetic kids, the days approaching Halloween turn out to be full of buzz and fuss. An accurate summary of these days is as follows: kids are constantly bugging you about their ...

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How to Thread a Kenmore Sewing Machine

How to Thread a Kenmore Sewing Machine

Kenmore has produced great sewing machines that have pretty much been the sweethearts of many passionate sewers for decades. You may not know that these were produced exclusively for Sears by Janome. Therefore, it’s understandable if you don’t know where ...

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How to Sew a Blanket

How to Sew a Blanket

A friend of mine has neatly wrapped blankets on the arms of almost every couch in her home. In addition to those, she keeps two in the back of her car, in case of an emergency that could require her ...

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How to Monogram Shirts and Towels

How to Monogram Shirts and Towels

As you probably already know, a monogram is a motif consisting of two or more letters, usually a person’s initials. When done right, monogramming is one of the classiest ways to personalize your garments, accessories, robes, towels, linens, and other ...

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How to Embroider a Sweatshirt

How to Embroider a Sweatshirt

Mundanity gets to one. Once you realize you’ve been eating the same food, you start ordering everyday, which also turns into a routine, and you find yourself surrounded by boxes of half-eaten meals in no time and self-diagnose with depression. ...

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