Category Archives: Made by Hart’s Staff

Hey dudes! I’m Julia, your guest tutorial maker for this week! If you’ve come into the store recently, I’m the one with purple hair who’s more than likely wearing a comic book teeshirt.

Today’s tutorial is a decently sized tote bag, perfect for trips to the farmer’s market or a day on the beach.

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The third week of Sew Your Hart Out September has already come and gone! Have you been as busy sewing as we have? We have so many great project photos to share with you this week, so let’s get down to business and check ‘em out!

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September is just zipping by! The second week of Sew Your Hart Out September has already come to an end! There have been a constant stream of fantastic projects coming through the doors of Harts Fabric this week! I want to thank all our wonderful customers for sharing your photos with us, it is always so much fun to see what ends up happening to the fabric we sell you!

Ok! Time for project photos!

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So, I’m currently 7 months pregnant and was researching about the different kinds of wrap style baby carriers, and let me tell you… they are expensive! I love how beneficial they are for baby and mom but spending upwards of $50 for one just seemed a little bit much, plus they are all solid and not as cute as I would like them to be. So here is a tutorial on how to make one for  way less. I chose a knit spandex blended fabric from the line Arizona from Art Gallery Fabrics. Fabrics that would work great for this project are: Bamboo Knits, Organic Cotton Knits, and Modal Knits. The organic cotton knits do not have as much stretch to them but that would be great for carrying slightly older children that are a little heavier, while the stretchier fabrics are great for newborns up to 1 year old.

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Creative Bug Contest

Is everyone getting excited about our independent pattern contest? I wanted to take this opportunity to talk a little bit about one of our favorite independent pattern companies: Colette Patterns!

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