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40 sewing hack, tips & tricks that you should know!

40 sewing tips you should know

It’s Bunny Time! I don’t know about you, but I love sewing for Easter. Here’s not one bunny sewing pattern, but 20 free sewing patterns Quilting Tips, Quilting Tutorials, Sewing Tutorials, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Love Sewing, Baby Sewing, Sew Baby, Baby Boy

Tips For Sewing With Minky

I love this fabric! It's called minky, and it is soooooo soft. I've used it in quite a few projects, from QUILTS to OWLS to SLIPPERS. But, there's no way around it, it is hard to work with. I thought I'd share what I've learned about sewing with minky in hopes that less people will make the same mistakes as me. Tip #1 Pin A LOT! As you can see in my picture below I pinned this little owl like mad! Minky stretches, shifts and curls so the more pins the better. Tip #2 Spray adhesive is…

I don't have a bias tape maker yet. Seems totally brilliant - a printable bias tape maker from The Scientific Seamstress Quilting Tips, Quilting Tutorials, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Patterns, Dress Patterns, Dress Tutorials, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Projects

Printable Bias Tape Maker!

You all know how much I love using cardstock folding templates, right? For a few years now I've been playing with the idea of a cardstock bias tape maker. Whenever I had a project involving bias tape, I would experiment, fail miserably, and scrap the idea. Well, right now I'm working on a Sis Boom pattern that requires picture perfect, 1/2" wide single fold bias tape. I have a metal tape maker that size, but I don't have the patience (or the dexterity) to keep the fabric centered for such…

Tutorial explaining how to sew with elastic thread and showing some of the amazing things you can do with elastic thread! Tutorial explaining how to sew with elastic thread and showing some of the amazing things you can do with elastic thread! Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Tips, Sewing Ideas, Tutorial Sewing, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Elastic Thread

ToolBox Tuesday: Elastic Thread

Alright, I am back and currently headache free :0) I wanted to share one of my personal passions, Elastic Thread. I LOVE the stuff. It is simple to use, cheap {Just over $1 for enough for several projects}, and makes a HUGE difference on whatever you use it on. {Source} I buy mine from Joanns. It looks just like this. All you need for the following fabulous projects is this thread, a spool of regular thread, a bobbin, your sewing machine, and your project! Just so you know, Joanns carries it…

Old Tee turned into a cute draped vest! No sewing just cutting. - I Arted Shirt - Ideas of I Arted Shirt - Old Tee turned into a cute draped vest! No sewing just cutting. Diy Clothing, Sewing Clothes, Clothes Refashion, Shirt Refashion, Look Fashion, Diy Fashion, Fashion Ideas, Fashion Clothes, Ladies Fashion

33 Clever Ways To Refashion Clothes (With Tutorials)

Old Tee turned into a cute draped vest! No sewing, just cutting.

Ideia Original – Alfineteiro de Dedo – LOJA SINGER PORTO love this finger pin holder; would be a great help sewing Sewing Tools, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Patterns, Fabric Crafts, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Projects, Diy Crafts, Diy Couture

Singer México

DIY Bottle cap - ring/finger pin cushion - Anillo alfiletero #yolohice – Singer México

Think you need a serger to finish a seam? This sewing tutorial show you how to serge or overlock without a serger. Sewing Basics, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Tips, Serger Sewing, Basic Sewing, Sewing Ideas, Techniques Couture

Serge w/out a Serger

First tutorial of the new year has to be one of my highly requested videos; How to serge without a serger. Ok. So if you are one of those that are holding off on purchasing a serger because of it…

Learn what free sewing patterns you can make with only one yard of fabric with t. Learn what free sewing patterns you can make with only one yard of fabric with these one yard wonders and one yard sewing patterns. Easy Sewing Projects, Sewing Projects For Beginners, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Tips, Sewing Ideas, Diy Couture, Love Sewing

One Yard Wonders

Learn what free sewing patterns you can make with one yard of fabric with these one yard wonders and one yard sewing patterns.

Maintenance: How to Oil and Clean Video Tutorial (Top Loading Bobbin Sewing Machine Maintenance: How to Oil and Clean your top loading bobbin sewing machine!Sewing Machine Maintenance: How to Oil and Clean your top loading bobbin sewing machine! Sewing Basics, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Patterns, Tutorial Sewing, Sewing Ideas, Sewing Stitches, Dress Tutorials

Sewing Machine Maintenance: How to Oil and Clean Video Tutorial (Top Loading Bobbin) - Easy Sewing for Beginners

A great video tutorial for sewing machine maintenance oil and clean for top loading bobbin sewing machines. Easy to follow so you can maintain your sewing machine at home.

It’s Bunny Time! I don’t know about you, but I love sewing for Easter. Here’s not one bunny sewing pattern, but 20 free sewing patterns Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Tips, Sewing Ideas, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Formation Couture, Sewing Machine Repair

spring cleaning for your sewing machine

I’ve learned from teaching workshops that many sewers are hesitant to give their bobbin cases a good cleaning as often as they should. It seems as if some are afraid to remove the parts necessary t…

17 kostenlose Schnittmuster und Tutorials für ärmellose Tops, alle auch Plus S… 17 free patterns and tutorials for sleeveless tops, all plus size plus. For the fading summer! Diy Clothing, Sewing Clothes, Clothing Patterns, Sewing Patterns, Knitting Patterns, Crochet Patterns, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts

Draping - A Tutorial of Sorts

I adore draped clothing. I think it is figure flattering on pretty much anyone, and it just adds an element of elegance to even the most simple designs. In case you have no idea what I am talking about, here are a few examples of draping. Artisans Square Buckle Polyvore Modcloth See? It's an absolutely lovely way to add texture and flow to a garment. I decided I needed a good draped tank for my summer wardrobe and for my Etsy shop. I've never tried it before, and assumed there would be…

Sewing For Babies Interesting Technique. Sewing: Heirloom Cut Chenille Baby Blanket by Anneliese/Aesthetic Nest Patchwork Quilting, Quilting Tips, Quilting Tutorials, Quilting Projects, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Projects, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Sewing For Kids

Sewing: Heirloom Cut Chenille Baby Blanket

I first saw a blanket like this at a baby shower for a friend's first baby boy. Our mutual friend, Joyce, gifted it and I was so ama...