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Faux Ruched Flower Tutorial
Faux ruched flowers are actually very simple to prepare once you get the hang of it. The resulting flower is out of this world!! The...
How to cut fabric straight
Sewing tutorial on how to cut fabric straight.Cutting fabric straight is such an important step in creating a well-fitted garment
BIAS TAPE: what is it, how to make it, and why you NEED it! (VIDEO included)
BIAS TAPE: what is it, how to make it, and why you NEED it! Plenty of detail and description....all about single fold and double fold Bias Tape.
Adding Lace to A Sweater - Simple Simon and Company
Adding Lace to A Sweater: In less than 10 minutes you can add a wisp of lace around the hem of any shirt.
Sewing Jeans Buttonholes and Buttons - The Last Stitch
An easy step-by-step tutorial on how to sew a professional jeans buttonhole on your home sewing machine and attaching denim buttons.
Reverse Applique How-To with Spray Starch
Even though there are endless possibilities with reverse applique, somehow it seems that it is the forgotten method... perhaps for some it'...
FREE Tutorial for making your own piping
In this FREE tutorial learn how to make your own piping to set off your dressmaking, bag making and projects for the home
How to Sew Piping The Easy Way - A Little Craft In Your Day
take your project up a notch. I love a good pillow, cushion, or bag with pipping. Follow along with this post to learn how to sew piping the easy way.
Clipping or Notching? That is the Question.
When sewing a curved seam, you are supposed to be clipping or notching the seam allowance, so that the seam can stay flat and smooth. The rule is that when the seam is concave, you clip the seam allowance; when the seam is convex, you notch the seam allowance. This is an important step. Without […]
How to Add Sleeves to a Sleeveless Top (or Dress!)
When I first started to refashion garments in my closet, I would add sleeves to my sleeveless tops and dresses. This and lengthenin...