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  • Sherry Damazio

    Front fly zipper tutorial. Ignore the pattern instructions, says Sandra Betzina, and use this simplified version for "ready-to-wear" results.

  • Karen Johnson

    Easy fly front zipper--Ignore the pattern instructions, says Sandra Betzina, and use this simplified version for "ready-to-wear" results.

  • Jennifer Foley

    Great tips to improve sewing techniques. Will explore

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  • Sharyn Mccoy

    This is first sewing project I ever had in Home Ec.(1979) We used the old curtains from the cafeteria. We didn't even know what repurposing and upcycling was!

  • René Leavitt

    I made this bag & LOVE it!!

  • France ~

    Ooh! Just what I need!!!!!!! Thank you!

  • Melissa SewItAll

    Thats looks like a nice pattern!

  • Frances G

    I've made several of these bags. I love it!

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Easy t-shirt with DIY pattern That is great Pattern Template, reminds me of the laminated t-shirt boards they sell for embellishing with paint or glitz. Great Job!! It translate from German to English.

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A fix for those jeans with the pesky zipper that won't stay up. Also would work for early prego jean wearing when you aren't ready for maternity but you can't button your jeans. I used the rubber and trick but the zipper would eventually slide down. No more!!

How to enlarge a pattern (FYI from Corey: I got a warning page about this link possibly being spammy or of some concern. Use your own discretion about whether to go ahead with the link, but I decided to chance it myself. The link took me to Threads, a site I've often visited, so I was comfortable with going there. The Threads page has a link to a pdf to print.)

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