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What is a Basting Stitch?

Most people are familiar with the term basting in cooking, but may not understand what is basting in sewing. Anyone who sews has heard the term “basting,” but may not be familiar with the process. Experienced seamstresses understand the importance of using basting as a temporary method of holding fabric together before making the final …

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What is Facing in Sewing?

What is Facing in Sewing?

If you are an avid sewer, you likely have experience with facings. But if you are just starting out, here are some facts and tips about this specific part of sewing that you may not know. A facing is the area of the garment or item that turns inward, giving the garment’s appearance a finished …

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This Is What Your Child May Not Be Learning in The Classroom

How Homeschooling Benefits Kids Learning Outside of The Classroom

According to the National Home Education Research Institute, more than 2 million American children are homeschooled. That’s a huge increase from 1980 when only about 10,000 families in the U.S. homeschooled their kids. What was once an alternative practice is becoming mainstream. Contrary to what some people believe, homeschoolers aren’t missing out. In fact, they …

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