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Turn one fat quarter into 5 yards - Stop staring and start sewing!

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...

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.

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.

How to do a flat felled seam on jeans

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.

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

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 (smoother) way to sew linings & facings. >Great tutorial! >Step by step comparison/analysis of sewing in linings & facings <  Might want to do own comparison after grading/trimming seams but results should be similar to hers =makes sense & is a good reminder!

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

How to insert a pocket in a seam - even in clothes you already have - Best Fabric Store Blog

How to insert a pocket in a seam even in clothes you already have

Learn why it is important to sew directionally, and how to do it, in this Threads Q & A. #directionalsewing #evenseams #sewing #garmentsewing #howtosew

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

Bust Apex Adjustment Tutorial - Find Your Bust Point and Alter Sewing Patterns to Fit - Melly Sews

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

How to sew a curved hem? Well it depends! I've made a few videos explaining different techniques for sewing around curves Sew a curved hem using a stitched guid

Tutorial: Sew a Curved Hem 4x

How to sew a curved hem? Well it depends! I've made a few videos explaining different techniques for sewing around curves.

Fabric stabilizer is a great product when it comes to machine embroidery, but it can have many other uses too! Watch as Ellen March explains some of her creative uses for fabric stabilizer, including applique and pattern templates. Whether it’s wash-away, tear-away or cut-away fabric stabilizer, applying it to the wrong side of fabric when doing applique can make the process much easier by keeping the fabric flat. Keeping your fabric pucker fre...

Creative Uses for Fabric Stabilizer

Learn new creative uses for fabric stabilizer including appliques, pocket templates, sewing with knits and more!

I love to sew. That being said, I rarely have time these days between work and family. Well, I have a treat for all of you like me who just really need sewing to be less time-consuming and a bit easier. I’ve collected some of the most ingenious sewing hacks you’ve ever seen! I really wish that I...

80 Clever Sewing Hacks and Professional Tips - Really Good Ideas

Take your sewing projects to the next level using these sewing tips and tricks.

Fleece Ear Warmers - cute, fast, easy.

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…

3 ways to sew knit neckband - finish a knit neckline with one of these methods - video included! Melly Sews

Sew a Knit Neckband - Melly Sews

3 ways to sew knit neckband - finish a knit neckline with one of these methods - video included! Melly Sews

One of the many benefits of sewing your own wardrobe is that you can customize handmade projects however you like. Kaysie of  KZJO'STU...

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.

Never be afraid of installing bias binding again! All the tips and tricks, plus different methods!

How to Sew Bias Binding: Two Methods

Never be afraid of installing bias binding again! All the tips and tricks, plus different methods!