Added Aug 1, 2009
3. Learn to use a sewing machine by testing on small scraps of fabric. Read the owner's manual and be sure to use a new needle and thread the machine properly. When you feel confident, try stitching your project.
Sewing by hand is also effective. Use a double knotted thread and you can sew the seams twice so they don't come apart.
Member Project of the Week
Check out Jessica Abbot's version of our High Waist Trousers in summer-ready lightweight denim.
DIY to Try
Make a new pair of chic shorts for summer!
This collection is filled with beautiful gowns that are so elegant!
In addition to getting the pattern, learn step-by-step how to construct it beautifully
Pattern of the Week
This cute sheath dress has a sweetheart neckline and a bustier style top!
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