Category Archives: Sewing

Can Shapewear Be Altered?

Shapewear has become increasingly popular over the years. It is a terrific garment for any woman of any size. Unfortunately, shapewear is not cheap; so purchasing different types of shapewear can be quite the investment. Furthermore, women are always changing … Continue reading

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Sewing Advice for Knitted Fabrics

Knitted fabrics are terrific for cozy sweaters, scarves, hats, blankets, pillow covers, and much more. They are common choices for everyday household items as well, like table runners, placemats, oven mitts, curtains, and coasters. The applications for knit fabrics is … Continue reading

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What To Do With Leftover Sewing Patterns

If you have been crafting your own garments and apparels for a long time, you definitely have a large heap of leftover sewing patterns stashed somewhere. If they have been hidden away for more than a few months, it is … Continue reading

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FAQS About Sewing Machine Zipper Feet

If you are new to sewing, you need to know what a zipper foot is and what it does. After all, you need to understand all aspects of your sewing machine and needle in order to become a skilled seamstress. … Continue reading

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How to Fix Thread Snags

We’ve all been there; excited to wear your brand new, beautiful blouse or sweater, only to catch it on something sharp as soon as you walk out the door! Thread snags, although so small, are enormously frustrating to deal with. … Continue reading

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What to Consider When Sewing Your Own Curtains

Sure, you can go to the home store and choose from a wide selection of pre-made and manufactured curtains, most of which you can expect to be overpriced for their value. Or, you can choose to visit the fabric store, … Continue reading

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Recommended Sewing Tools to Help You Sew

With the right tools, you can make sewing much easier for yourself. And with a large variety of sewing tools, you can open yourself up to a whole wide world of sewing possibilities! Take a look below for some recommended … Continue reading

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Fun Ways to Teach Kids How to Sew

Sewing isn’t just fun and relaxing, it is a handy skill to have. Teaching your kids to sew is an endearing and memorable moment for all of you. So passing down the knowledge of sewing from parent to child is … Continue reading

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Sewing Advice for Denim Fabrics

For decades, denim has been a staple in men and women’s fashion. And virtually every person in the nation has some form of denim clothing in their closet. This is because denim is a widely-versatile fabric to work with, as … Continue reading

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The Basics of Basting Stitches

If you are new to sewing, then you are heading down a fun and rewarding learning curve! Learning to sew is a wonderful hobby with endless benefits, and allows you to possess a handy skill that won’t ever go to … Continue reading

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