Category Archives: Sewing

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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Tips for Sewing a Seam

When you sew two or more pieces of fabric together, you create what is called a “seam.” Seams are the most basic constructions for sewing. As you continue on the learning curve of sewing and stitching, you will discover that … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Fusable Tape as an Alternative to Sewing

Did you know you can join fabric without sewing it together? It’s called fusable tape and it is gaining wide-spread popularity among apparel lovers everywhere! Also known as “fusable web”, fusable tape is a material that melts when heat is … Continue reading

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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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