How to Make Roll Up Pants or Shorts using Potato Chip or any Pattern

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What’s better than making something for our kids that’s not only practical, but versatile and fashionable too?!  I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I’ve had to roll up my kids’ pants or shorts, only to have them fall right back down.  Well today we’re solving that issue by showing you how…

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Quick Seam Finishes – Tutorial Tuesday

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If you’re anything like me, then you want your handmade clothing to look as pretty on the inside as it does on the outside.  Finishing your seams doesn’t need to take a long time, but it’s definitely worth that extra effort to keep them from unraveling!  Today I’m going to share with you a few…

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Using Buttonhole / Adjustable Elastic in the Potato Chip Skirt or other patterns

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The Potato Chip Skirt pattern has a flat front and elastic back, plus separate waistband, so it’s a perfect candidate for adjustable “buttonhole” elastic to accommodate a growing child or a child whose waist size you aren’t sure of. You can use this adjustable waistband technique in this tutorial in any pants, shorts, or skirt…

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