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How to Use Your Sewing Machine to Baste Stitches

Basting comes with several benefits, whether you choose to hand baste or machine baste. Although hand basting is deemed easier since you maintain full control at all times, machine basting can be much faster, so long as you know the … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Control Fraying Fabric

Are you having trouble controlling the fraying in your fabrics as you work with them? Does it seem like the more you stitch, the more the fabric just falls apart? If so, you are not alone. There are many types … 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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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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Tips and Tricks for Safer Sewing

When you are just starting out as a novice seamstress, there are a few rules and precautions to take note of before diving into the world of hand or machine sewing. Just as we learn the safe way to handle … Continue reading

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How to Sew a Straight Line

The first time you used a sewing machine may have been daunting and seemed down-right impossible to you. But gain comfort in knowing that a lot of first-time or novice seamstresses feel the exact same way! It is important to … Continue reading

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