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Quick Tip: Sewing an Exposed Zipper

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Zippers don’t always have to be functional, they can also be decorative and add a bit of edge and style to your garments. Read on to see how to install a zipper with exposing the teeth.

DIY Hand Embroidery

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This step by step will get you underway to achieve this beautifully embroidered neckline that has the look of a collier on our newly released Embroidered Cold Shoulder Top.

Quick Tip: How to Fix a Snagged Stitch

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Everybody hates a snagged stitch espeically on a garment that you already finished sewing! I always catch my garments on the corners of my drafting table, but luckily there is a quick fix to hide a snagged stitch and make it so your fabric won’t unravel.

Quick Guide: Sewing Machine Feet

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There are so many different sewing machine feet that you can attach to your machine to achieve so many effects. For example, the different feet that are supplied with your machine are often only the basics – there are many more that you can get and here we present several useful feet with which makes sewing even more fun!

Quick Tip: How to Mitre a Corner

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Mitred corners are the diagonal seams at the corners of a hem, example being on a blouse with side slits. Read on to follow our instructions to sew mitred corners…

Quick Tip: Sewing on a Button

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If you are either sewing on a button that fell off or your sewing a button onto a freshly made garment, try sewing it this way to prevent it from falling off (again)…

Quick Tip: Rolled Hem by Hand

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Achieve the perfect rolled hem with the help of a hand sewing needle and thread! Read more to see how…

How to Mark, Lay, and Sew Various Types of Pleats

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Technique Spotlight

Question
… “How do I prevent irregular pleats?”

Answer
“Mark the exact placement on fabric, and baste the pleats in place before you sew”… Read on to see the pleat process.

Alter Your Sewing Patterns with Design Rulers!

  Read on to see even more adjustments you can do to your sewing patterns with these rulers…

Sewing Hack: The Ruffler


Ruffles, ruffles, and more ruffles. The ruffler makes sewing ruffles quick and easy. Ruffles add a fun, breezy look to any garment! Try out this sewing hack with these patterns!

Sewing an Elastic Waist

  Read on to see more patterns compatible with this technique as well as how to draft your own elastic waist skirt.

3 Ways to Finish the Edges of Stretch Fabrics

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Watch below to see 3 ways you can finish the edge of a stretch fabric. These techniques work especially well on spandex fabrics!

Jean Alterations

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A friend came to me last week after she purchased a pair of vintage ripped denim jean cut offs and wondered if I could bring in the waistline and fix a little hole on the corner of the back pocket. Of course I said yes, and I took pictures along the way for this tutorial! Check out how I altered the waistline of her jeans I (the quick way) and patched the hole with what I could find already in my studio.

How to Sew a Faced Slit Opening

Read on to see how you can implement this technique into your sewing routine…

How to Sew a Pleated Yoke

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Last week’s Pattern of the Week was our Drop Waist Dress that features this lovely pleated yoke detail along the neckline. Check out this tutorial on how to sew the intricate pleated yoke.

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