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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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How to Remove Sweat Stains From Clothing

Sweat is nothing to be ashamed of. Everyone perspires; it is a natural and healthy function of the human body. Although we must embrace our perspiration, it does not mean we have to let it ruin our favorite clothes! Continue … 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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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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Fun Ways to Teach Kids How to Sew

Sewing isn’t just fun and relaxing, it is a handy skill to have. Teaching your kids to sew is an endearing and memorable moment for all of you. So passing down the knowledge of sewing from parent to child is … Continue reading

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