Category Archives: Sewing

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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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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