Today’s post, 14 Sewing Room Organization Tips, is by Annabelle Carter Short from Wunderlabel. As the title implies, the article is full of helpful tips to keep your sewing room neatly organized. And a neat sewing space helps to ensure you’ll enjoy creating beautiful projects from start to finish. Are you a sewing hobbyist? Are…
Today we have Hannah from Sizzle Stitch to share with us some basic information about sergers. They are a wonderful machine to have if you do a lot of sewing. They not only save time, but they are also essential for creating professional looking garments. If you are even remotely passionate about sewing, designing or…
Quick and Easy Home Decor Tips ~ A Guest Post by Dealsland. All of us like to live in a welcoming home which is comfortable enough and has an attractive look. Usually, people buy various types of home furnishing and luxurious furniture to meet the purpose. But, some of you would have a creative personality…
I’m extremely short. For some reason I never grew past 4 foot 10 and a half. So every time I buy new jeans I HAVE to hem them. The only exception is when they are purchased in the girls section. But girls pants don’t fit right either. So ladies pants it is, and honestly, I…
Sewing tutorial on how to line a crochet bag or purse. Lining a crochet purse is not hard when a few simple steps are followed.
Step by step tutorial on how to make a back stitch which is one of the strongest hand sewn stitch and is great for reinforcing seams.
Free sewing pattern. Instructions on how to sew a bandana and kerchief.
A brief description of blended fabrics, some of the different blends and the benefits of blended fabrics.
Step by step tutorial on how to make a blind stitch which is worked in between the hem and the garment making the stitch invisible.
An overview of buttonholes, how to determine the size of the buttonhole and how to prevent buttons from slipping out.
Description of the various different buttons and closures available on the market today to suit any garment of sewing project.
Step by step tutorial on how to make a catch stitch which is used for tacking or hemming lined garments.
How to set up the correct tension on your sewing machine by using the tension dial.
A brief overview on some of the cutting tools available on the market to help save you time and money in the long run.
Find out what kind of fabrics are great for learning how to sew, and which ones to avoid.
A brief overview of the different types of fabrics such as natural fibers, man-made fibers and blended fabrics.
Learn how to make a french seam which is great for straight seams and skirt hems.
Learn how to make a slip stitch which is basically invisible and great for hemming, pillows or stuffed animals.
Interfacings are used to provide shape, stability, strength, durability, and structure in garments, accessories, and household furnishings. In garments it is used in areas such as collars, lapels, necklines, cuffs, waistbands, hems, armholes, and buttonhole and zipper areas.
Knit fabrics are the most comfortable to wear because of the stretch and can be worn close to the body.
Learn how to sew, articles on fabric, how to make your own patterns and more.
Learn about several different methods you can use to make your own sewing patterns.
Learn how to measure and mark buttonholes to ensure they will be the right size when finished.
There are many different marking tools available on the market today, find out which ones you need for which purposes.
There are many different measuring tools available on the market today, find out which ones you need to get the proper mearsurements.
These fabrics have gone through a finishing process where the fiber ends are raised to the surface and clipped, brushed or left upright.
A brief overview of what naturals fabrics such as wool, silk, linen, cotton, hemp and bamboo are made of and some of the benefits of these natural fibers.
How to prepare your fabric before cutting to ensure a better fit and more professional look.
Discover what the various different presser feet are, when to use them, and how they can help you sew like a professional.
Discover the difference between ironing and pressing and how to make your sewing projects look professional.
Step by step tutorial on how to make a prick stitch which is mainly used to to keep facings, or linings from showing on the right of the garment.
Instructions on how to make a rolled hem either by using your sewing machine or by hand.
Learn how to make a running stitch which is very useful for basting, gathering, and sewing seams.
Learn how to secure the sewing thread with a back stitch instead of a knot.
Learn how to sew buttonholes with this step-by-step tutorial.
Tips for sewing the first time. These sewing tips will help to save you time and money while embarking on a new hobby.