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Tutorial: Simple Fabric Armrest Covers

Tutorial: Simple Fabric Armrest Covers | Red-Handled Scissors

Fabric armrest covers: the dirty little secret of confirmed cat ladies everywhere! Okay, okay. They’re not really just for cat ladies. Whether it’s pets, kids, thrift store scores, stains, or just extra-comfy seats that have seen better days, it’s amazing how quickly a simple fabric armrest cover can transform a ratty looking couch or chair …

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Tutorial: Resin Sewing Thread and Embroidery Floss Pendants

Tutorial: Resin Sewing Thread and Embroidery Floss Pendants | Red-Handled Scissors

I am a deeply practical woman in most areas of my life, but sewing thread just isn’t one of them. When it comes to beautiful thread ends and bits of leftover embroidery floss, I simply can’t bring myself to throw them away. Instead, into the giant glass jar they go, destined to look pretty while …

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Tutorial Update: Plus Size Fit Guide for the Perfect Summer Skirt!

Tutorial Update: Plus Size Fit Guide for the Perfect Summer Skirt! | Red-Handled Scissors

I’ve added a fancy new plus size fit guide to my Perfect Summer Skirt (with Pockets) tutorial! (Huge thanks to Amy at Knitty for her helpful feedback!) The updated fit guide includes the following fixes: Removing extra fabric fullness that can make the skirt look puffy/make the gathers around the waist look and feel too …

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The Sewing Party + A Giveaway

The Sewing Party + A Giveaway | Red-Handled Scissors

Have you heard about The Sewing Party? As one of the blogger partners for this awesome all day online event, I’m super excited to tell you about The Sewing Party AND offer 5 lucky readers the opportunity to take part in the festivities for free with the giveaway below! (Scroll down to the bottom of …

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