Sewing Machine
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Sewing machines are flying off store shelves! Sales in the United States are expected to top three million this year, up from 1.5 million a year more than a decade ago, The New York Times reports. Hit fashion shows like Project Runway are partially to blame for the craze, while social sharing sites like Pinterest have become go-to spots for trading patterns. Tell us, do you DIY?

Plus! Three celebrity-inspired DIY projects to try.


Find Out Your Sewing Machine’s History
Create a Fringe Necklace
Add an Exposed Zipper to Your Dress