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Tutorial: Goldfish Bowl Poodle Skirt with AccuQuilt GO! Big

Tutorial: Goldfish Bowl Poodle Skirt with AccuQuilt GO! Big | Red-Handled Scissors

Disclosure: AccuQuilt kindly provided the GO! Big electric fabric cutter and GO! Big circle die for this project. Love the look of retro 1950s-inspired style? Be the belle of the sock hop with this fun and flirty DIY goldfish bowl “poodle” skirt! It’s surprisingly easy to create your own custom version of the iconic poodle …

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Sunday Snapshot: Mr. and Mrs. Fox Masks

Sunday Snapshot: Mr. and Mrs. Fox Masks | Red-Handled Scissors

Halloween was mostly cancelled this year in the Pierson-Cox household. Jeremy had a cold, the cats had just gotten home from the vet, and the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy made it nearly impossible to get around in NYC anyway, so we surrendered. Instead of running amok with the costume-wearing hoards, we spent the evening sewing …

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Tutorial: 2-in-1 Flower Pincushion

Tutorial: 2-in-1 Flower Pincushion | Red-Handled Scissors

Dreaming of a pincushion that’s both useful and pretty? My 2-in-1 flower pincushion tutorial will show you how to make an appliqued pincushion that attaches easily to either your wrist or your sewing machine, combining maximum convenience with plenty of style! Supplies: * Wool felt, two 2¼" x 3" rectangles and 55 ¼" circles * …

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Craft Tip: Felt and Cork Pad Embellishments

Craft Tip: Felt and Cork Pad Embellishments | Red-Handled Scissors

Next time you’re in the mood for a quick applique project, look no further than the felt and cork pad aisle at your local hardware store! For CHA Winter 2012, I designed a whole series of craft-meets-hardware-store projects for Waxman Consumer Group using their surface protection line. When I started brainstorming ideas for the self-adhesive …

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