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Cosmetic bags

A girl can never have too much makeup and what better place to keep it all than in a pretty cosmetic bag.

These little zipped storage bags are made from 100% cotton fabric and interfaced with a fleece lining to keep them standing upright on their own whilst also keeping your prized Mac lippy safe from harm in your handbag. 223 more words


DIY hair pins using alphabet pasta

We are in spring break around here which basically means we waste time doing pointless DIY projects. Hooray!!

I can’t remember where I saw hair clips with little words – either pinterest or Anthropologie. 146 more words

5 Minute DIY

Make a Cute Little Bunting!

Okay! Ready for your first project? Let’s do some simple bunting! This tutorial is step-by-step, designed for someone who has never sewn before :)

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Learn To Sew

Hole-y Pajama Bottoms

Well, I finally got back to making my next project after a week of not feeling so well.  It is the second project in the book… 292 more words


Elastic Waist Skirt

This week I have been feeling a little under the weather and haven’t really accomplished much.  I started my next project, but there it is, still sitting in my study all pinned together, waiting to be stitched.   287 more words


A Rather Boring Men's Sunglasses Case

A couple of weeks ago I pledged this:

I, Beth, of After Dark Sewing, pledge this Sew Selfless September to sew three items for three different people – one being my partner.

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New skill of the month - making pom-poms

At work, we were required to set a personal and professional goal for the school year that will be tracked.  I meet with my accountability partner once a month to review my progress.   257 more words

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