Category Archives: Sewing

Top 3 Tips for Making Your Own Wedding Dress

As spring approaches this year, so does the ever-anticipated and exciting wedding season. And one of your duties as a bride is to choose a gown (or two) for the ceremony. But keep in mind, not all brides choose to … Continue reading

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Common Household Items That Make Excellent Stich Markers

Most experienced knitters likely have a few stick markers in their kit, but stitch markers are a gizmo that seems to go missing all the time. For this reason, it is cost-effective to learn how to create a make-shift stick … Continue reading

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What to Put in a Crochet Kit Travel Bag

Crocheting is a fun and creative hobby that both adults and children can learn and enjoy. The best part about crocheting, besides the endless limits of your creativity, is that you can bring your projects anywhere you go! Whether you’re … Continue reading

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Sewing Machine Tension Balancing Tips for Beginners

Whether you are just starting out, or you are an accomplished sewer, learning to control and balance tensions on a sewing machine is an integral part of the skill. Proper tension balancing delivers a perfect stitch, as well as, the … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Prevent Sewing Machine Problems

Your sewing machine is one of your most prized possessions. On the other hand, you might get the urge to kick it to the curb when you frequently find yourself in the middle of a project dealing with bunched threading, … Continue reading

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Top 4 Tips for Beginner Quilting

If you are a beginner at quilting, you will soon learn the infinite possibilities the hobby has to offer. Quilt making is an amazing pastime since you can customize each project, giving special meaning behind everything you create. Best of … Continue reading

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Classic Alteration Tips for Maternity Clothing

If you are expecting, you can also expect for your body to go through some size changes, primarily your waist and bust. But this does not mean you have to forgo hundreds of dollars on a new wardrobe that you’ll … Continue reading

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Where to Find Fantastic Sewing Classes in Indianapolis

If you are interested to learn how to sew, the best place to start is in a classroom-style setting. Fortunately for anyone who lives in Indianapolis, there are several venues and retailers that provide terrific instructional courses for beginners, intermediates, … Continue reading

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4 Simple Steps to Setting Your Seam Guide to Sew Curves

If you are having trouble getting accurate seam allowances, it may help to review some tips for setting your sewing machine seam guide. Continue reading to learn the 4 basic steps to setting seam guides for sewing curves. ❶ Start … Continue reading

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Top 4 Reasons for Sewing Basting Stitches

As a sewer, you may be asking yourself, “Why baste?” If so, you are asking the right question. Basting is important in many types of sewing projects, and quite helpful for various applications. Continue reading to learn the top four … Continue reading

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