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Mini sewing machine threading ─ a helpful illustrated guide

A few weeks ago, I bought myself a cute little mini sewing machine. But mini sewing machine threading can sound a bit overwhelming for beginners. So I have created a step-by-step tutorial that will make it very easy for you to thread your little machine. Let’s do this together! To thread a mini sewing machine, …

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How to thread a mini sewing machine bobbin

In this post, I will show you how to quickly and easily thread a mini sewing machine bobbin and place it properly inside your mini sewing machine. To thread the bobbin, pop out the purple spindle on the side. Now pull up the top spindle and place a spool of thread on it. Wind this …

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10 crafty things a mini sewing machine can do!

Around a week ago, I bought a mini sewing machine on an impulse. I’ve been trying to figure out whether these little things are any good at all. So I decided to put my mini sewing machine to the test by making it perform some basic and some not-so-basic jobs. And you know what? The …

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Mini Sewing Machine Parts ─ straight out of the box!

I love crafting, especially for making quick and easy projects. Lately I had been wondering whether mini sewing machines are any good at sewing or not. So I decided to buy the most adorable mini sewing machine and test it out. And when I say mini, I really mean teeny tiny mini. I mean this …

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Quiet book apple tree page ─ template & tutorial

Hi Craftphiles! Today I want to share with you how I created this adorable quiet book apple tree page. This page is part of a quiet book that I am making for a friend’s little boy who is two years old. To create the quiet book apple tree page, you will need: My free quiet …

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Learning phonics letter E with a quiet book!

If you are the parent of a young child, you might be interested in helping your child to read by learning phonics. In this article, I talk about how you can encourage the independent development of phonics awareness in your child by using quiet books. In particular, I talk about phonics letter E, and how …

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Quiet book mouse and cheese page ─ easiest tutorial !

I have been working on a quiet book for my friend’s little boy. Inside it, I decided to make this adorable mouse and cheese page. Didn’t it turn out cute? The best thing is that it is really easy to make. Let me show you how I did it. This quiet book mouse and cheese …

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How to start making a quiet book in 3 easy steps

If you are thinking about making a quiet book, it can be hard to imagine where to start crafting. But after creating a number of different busy books for kids of family and friends, I have learned that the best way to start making a quiet book is to first consider the child. To start …

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Why won’t my HTV stick? The ultimate troubleshooting guide

If you have just started out working with heat transfer vinyl also called HTV, you may have experienced a bit of a learning curve using this material. But when you are in the middle of crafting, it can be very frustrating when your HTV refuses to stick. There can be several reasons why HTV might …

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5 educational toys you can make that ACTUALLY TEACH!

Let’s face it: the internet is full of websites trying to shove marketing gimmicks down our throats. And when we set out to find an educational toy for our kids, we are inundated with sales offers of plastic trash disguised as the ultimate solution to our kids’ learning needs. So if you are tired of …

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