Category Archives: Sewing

How to Get Sap Out of Clothes

Fall is right around the corner, folks! And although this gives us plenty to look forward to, all seasons have their down-falls, no matter how swell of a year we’re having. When it comes to fall time, one such disadvantage … Continue reading

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Sewing Machine Advice for Vinyl Fabrics

In both the recent and distance past, we have discussed tips for all sorts of materials and fabrics, from denim and leather, to pleather, satin, silk, and preshrunk fabrics, stretchy fabrics, fusible web, zipper feet, and much more. But today, … Continue reading

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How to Properly Feed the Dog on Your Sewing Machine

The best way to get excellent results with your sewing machine is to take good care of it and use proper sewing practices. In fact, your technique can make or break your sewing project. Continue reading to learn why you … Continue reading

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Helpful Advice for Sewing With Synthetic Leather

Synthetic leather, or pleather, is a broadly useful material that is well-suited for several types of clothing garments. From gloves and boots, to jackets, pants, skirts, purses, and more, synthetic leather is a staple in any sewing hobbyist’s supply, as … Continue reading

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How to Knit a Rug With Your Fingers

There’s a fun, new trend growing in the craft world known as “finger knit rug” making. That’s right; you can knit a yarn-based round rug using nothing but some chunky yarn, a hula hoop, and your trusty digits! Not only … Continue reading

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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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