Turn one fat quarter into 5 yards
5 beautiful yards of bias tape that is! I discovered this method a few months back and it rocked my (small, fabric-centric) world. The way I always did it required cutting the first triangle off but then I was stuck...
Stretch Stitch: Sewing Tip - The Sewing Loft
Let's talk about the stretch stitch. A great stitch to use when sewing with knits on a standard sewing machine. Great for hems and joining seams.
sewing: three ways to sew a flat felled seam | imagine gnats
Attaining a clean finish on your handmade garments is easier than you might think, and I'll show you three ways to sew a flat felled seam.
Narrow hem tutorial: how to make a narrow hem using a Ban Roll tape
If you like sewing clothes you need to know different ways to sew a narrow hem. Learn how to hem difficult fabrics (like silk) with this detailed sewing tutorial ( plenty of useful images and video).#sewing #sewingtutorial #sewingtips #sewingproject
A better way to sew linings and facings
On Friday I mentioned that sewing certain seams annoys me. I never wrote about it because I’m too picky but based on a vote (2 for, none opposed, that’s democracy for you), we’ll discus…
How to insert a pocket in a seam - even in clothes you already have - Best Fabric Store Blog
Of all the projects we post to our Pinterest, “Adding Pockets to Any Garment” has gotten a whole lot of attention. So, in response, I’d like to first thank Robin Vines Smith for the original publication, and offer an update based on a similar project. Like Robin said, most people think adding a pocket to a garment, retail or otherwise is simply not possible or too difficult. Fact is, adding pockets to a garment isn’t all that difficult. To be truthful, it’s easier when your garment has a…
Fleece Ear Warmer Headband DIY Bow Style
Make this cute Fleece Ear Warmer Headband DIY with bow styling. Great step by step instructions with pictures. Makes a great handmade gift.
How to Adjust the Bust Apex on a Pattern - Melly Sews
Hey y’all, today we’re going to talk about busts and how to adjust the bust apex on a sewing pattern to match your own measurements. One of the reasons I hear often that women don’t want to sew for themselves is that fit is hard when you have curves. Which is why my goal is...Read More
Sewing Tip: How and Why to Sew Directionally - Threads
Learn why it is important to sew directionally, and how to do it, in this Threads Q & A. #directionalsewing #evenseams #sewing #garmentsewing #howtosew
Fleece Ear Warmers
Okay I think I discovered the best handmade gift ever. Not only is it super cheap to make but also quick and easy. While in NY for Thanksgiving my sisters and I were talking about our knit ear warmers and how although they were super cute, they didn't always do the best job of keeping our ears warm. That's when I thought of Delia's ear warmer tutorial and thought I should give fleece a try. I was totally inspired by Delia, but made mine a little differently. I doubled up my fleece and simply…
Tutorial Tuesday :: Shell Edge Finish For Knits from KZJO'STUDIO
One of the many benefits of sewing your own wardrobe is that you can customize handmade projects however you like. Kaysie of KZJO'STU...
Sewing Patterns Shop
The right sewing machine needle for the job means you will get a professional looking seam every time. EASY guide to sewing machine needle sizes & types.