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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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How to Choose the Right Hand Sewing Needles

Sewing by hand is a handy skill to have. But in order to perfect your hand-sewing skills, you must dedicate yourself to years of trial and error. If you are just starting out, one of the first steps is choosing … Continue reading

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Using Sticky Notes as an Alternative to Seam Guides

Did you know you can just use sticky notes as seam guides when sewing? It’s true! Some sewing machines aren’t manufactured with screw-on or attachable seam guides, so those who own similar models have to use their own. But if … Continue reading

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Advice for Preshrinking Fabric

If you are just starting out in the sewing world, you may not realize the importance behind preshrinking your fabrics. Well trust the experts that say you should always preshrink fabric before starting a sewing project! If you skip the … Continue reading

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Common Sewing Terms and Definitions

If you are just entering the sewing world, you are new to many terms and phrases that you’ll find in beginner sewing instruction manuals. You will notice terms like ”basting” and “backstitching” that can confuse you when trying to following … Continue reading

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Types of Pin Cushions and Holders

If you have ever taken a home-economics class, or simply dabbled in a sewing kit, you are familiar with the tool known as the pin cushion. Most people think of the traditional tomato-strawberry combo that generally come standard in basic … Continue reading

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Yong’s Alterations Provides Expert Wedding Dress Tailoring in Indianapolis!

Here at Yong’s Alterations, our expert seamstresses are happy to provide the professional wedding dress tailoring services all brides desperately look for in Indianapolis. We are located on the corner of 82nd Street and Allisonville Road, in Castleton. We are … Continue reading

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How to Label a Sewing Machine for Beginners

The most intimidating part about being a beginner seamstress is understanding the sewing machine. There are several different styles and brands of sewing machines, but no matter which one you decide to buy, as a beginner, it is imperative to … Continue reading

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How to Create a Sewing Kit

Here’s your beginner’s guide to creating your very own sewing kit! Everything you will need can be found either around your house, or at any local store with a sewing isle or department. These items are generally inexpensive, so your … Continue reading

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Tips for Prom Dress Shopping

Every young girl dreams of the perfect prom dress all junior and senior year long. They envision the most beautiful gown they’ve ever worn; with diamonds or crystals, custom beading, intricate designs, chic styles, and much more. There is no … Continue reading

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