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Quick Guide to Working with Chiffon


Chiffon – The fabric for summer dreams. As light as a feather and always a bit romantic, chiffon is the perfect fit for feminine favorites. Here we explain how to treat this fine fabric properly…

Quick Tip: Citrus Coasters from Wood!


Lemon freshness – Ice-cold drinks often leave edges on tables or water stains on tablecloths. Now that it gets warmer again, we like to drink ice-cold smoothies or juices. These great beverage coasters made of wood create a quick and stylish remedy. The coasters can be painted arbitrarily – we find the lemon look particularly refreshing.

Quick Guide to Working with Jersey


Comfortable is possible! Wonderfully soft and stretchy: The current jerseys with elastane look better than ever – and with our professional tips you get these stretchy fabrics under control. Read on to see the guide…

Quick Tip: Adjust Your Pattern for a Small Bust


The garment fits perfectly – but it’s too big around the bust? We show you how to adjust styles with darts or princess seams like a pro.

Quick Guide to Working with Denim


The blue wonder: In the course of denim’s world career, it has risen to a superstar and has survived every trend: denim, truly the material for all fashion cases! Read on to see how to best to deal with this multipurpose fabric…

Quick Tip: Sewing a Neck Facing with Zipper


Neck facings are one of the easiest (and neatest) ways to finish a neckline edge. But what if a zipper is involved? Things can get messy and complicated. Read on to see a quick and easy way of installing a neckline facing with invisible zipper…

Quick Tip: Transform a Tin into a Jewelry Holder


Our favorite jewelry deserves only the best! A decorative tin with ultra-soft pillow (which, by the way, also makes a good gift box). Makes the perfect Valentine’s Day gift! Don’t throw away those cute little tins you get, read on to see how they can be transformed…

Finish With Flair! Embroidered Belt DIY


Did you know that February is National Embroidery Month? It is, and we will be celebrating all month long! Here we show how to embroider a belt…Prepare the layers, place the design, embroider: An embroidered border design adds an extra touch of personalization to these Belted Trousers, read on to see the tutorial and get out that embroidery machine…

Quick Tip: Adjust Patterns for a Full Tummy


Is the waistband too tight? Does the fabric stretch? You might need more fullness in the front. Learn how to quickly and easily adjust your pattern by reading on…

Quick Tip: Easily Update the Style of Your Pants


Iron-on strips of leather are the detail of the hour. They give a sporty look and make any unspectacular pair of pants the right kind of eye-catcher. Also works for covering up holes/rips/stains in pants – just put a strip on it! Read on to see how…

Quick Tip: Upcycle a Shirt into a Girl's Dress!


What to do with old men’s shirts? Throw away? Too bad! If the fabric is not just full of stains or moth holes, it can be sewn into a sweet-and-sweet girl’s dress. This sewing project is super-easy and ideal for men’s shirts that are no longer appealing, too big or too small, where the sleeves have holes or stains – these are cut away and not recycled. We’ve also decorated the dress with a potato print.

Quick Tip: Get Your Shoulder to Fit!


Jackets and coats can be compensated with shoulder pads… but with thin tops it is better to adjust the shoulder of the patterns. Read on to see how to do it!

Quick Tip: Blazer Upcycle into Vest!


Old coats, jackets and blazers fashionably upgraded to a vest! Thrifted an old blazer? Perhaps you found an outdated one in your closet with big shoulder pads? What better to do than rip off the sleeves and transform your garment into a vest that is perfectly on trend and elevates any outfit. Grab your seam ripper and read on to get started…

Quick Tip: Round Bottom Adjustment


Unequal hem, warped side seam, folds? Here we show you how pattern adjustments are made on skirt and dress patterns. Read on to see how to do it, but note we do not give precise quantities, as they vary from person to person. With this adjustment, skirts, dresses and coats of all kinds can be adapted to your own bottom-size!

Quick Tip: Sew on a Push Snap Button!


With hand sewn push snap buttons, edges can be closed invisibly from the outside. These are useful in many garments, such as jackets, blouses or vests. When attaching press snaps, the fabric should always be double and reinforced with interfacing. Read on to see how to attach…


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