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March 31, 2014 //

Using Your Serger to Sew Stretchy Fabrics

The overlock machine, or serger has certainly improved garment construction with its speed and professional finishing ability; but many sewers are in a quandary about how and when to use different serging techniques and stitches. For best results with stretch fabrics, serge the seams and attach ribbing using a 4-thread mock safety stitch. The extra […]

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March 27, 2014 //

Sewing, Quilting, & Home Décor in April!

Quilting Tues, April 1st Texas ChainInstructor: Daniela HoganTime: 10am to 3pm Fee: $35 Not all chains are Irish! Join Dani in taking strip piecing to a new level while making this Texas Chain. Tuesday, April 1st Paper Piecing ClubInstructor: Patti HaydenTime: 6pm to 9pmFee: $25 Learn paper piecing, a foundation technique that will allow you […]

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March 24, 2014 //

Store Grocery Bags with Style

Plastic grocery bags come in handy around the house but storing them is a mess! Here is a great idea that you can sew-up in a jiffy, and unclutter your home by storing plastic grocery bags in style. Step-by-step: Cut one piece of fabric for your bag 16 inches x 18 inches.  Cut one piece […]

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March 17, 2014 //

Recycle Old Blue Jeans into a Fun Apron

Before you throw that old pair of jeans in the trash, take a look at this easy project that will turn your trash into a treasure!  Make a cute apron from old blue jeans! This apron is perfect to wear in the kitchen, but the deep jeans pockets are handy for keeping tools at your […]

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March 12, 2014 //

New Life for Vintage Tablecloths

Vintage tablecloths from the 1940 – 50’s are colorful, fun and unique. You might have old tablecloths stored away and not being used and enjoyed. Here is an idea to reuse and re-purpose Grandma’s tablecloths. Create fresh and bright window treatments for you kitchen, breakfast area, laundry room or back door.  Etsy.com Make a cute gathered valance by cutting […]

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March 5, 2014 //

Renew Chairs with Slipcovers

Slipcovers are a great way to update and renew a chair, without tearing off old fabric or adding staples and tacks, which can be time consuming and messy.  If you are not planning to reupholster your chairs, think about making a slipcover instead. Simple slipcovers are practical for homes with pets and children because they […]

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March 5, 2014 //

Spring Fever Hits Mary Jo’s

Spring is here which means it is time renew, reuse and refresh your home with plenty of DIY workshops, fabric sales and one amazing weekend at Mary Jo’s! Join us for three days of prizes, giveaways and amazing sale prices! On Thursday and Friday learn how to make your very own bag holder, seasonal place […]

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March 5, 2014 //

Home Dec Day March 8

  Join us for our latest Home Dec Day   March 8, 2014 10:00 – 10:30 Cord Free Window Coverings for Children’s Rooms 10:30 – 11:00 Learn How-To Retrofit a Cord Operated Traverse Rod into a Baton Operated, Cord-Free Rod In this free workshop you will learn tips for creating window coverings that are safe […]

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March 4, 2014 //

National Quilt Day Contest

Exciting news, in honor of National Quilt Day we are giving away a $75 Mary Jo’s gift card! How do you enter? Easy. Snap a picture of your own handmade quilt, and message it to our Mary Jo’s Cloth Store Facebook page with your name, quilt name, the inspiration behind the quilt and any quilt […]

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