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Quick Tip: Gathering for Success


On skirts, dresses, blouses, and more, gathering adds swing to any outfit. Read on to see how to gather fabric perfectly even…

Quick Tip: Cover with Cork!


Cork is a sturdy material that can easily be transformed into little sleeves to protect your headphones and business cards in your bag! Read on to download the free templates and sew them for yourself…

Quick Tip: Piping & Bias Finishing


Whether on the lapel or neckline: piping and bias tape perfectly emphasizes seam lines, and finishes edges. We show how they are sewn here!

Quick Tip: Cutting Out Striped Fabric


You love stripes? So do we – so here are some tricks on how to cut and sew so that everything goes perfectly and your stripes are beautifully matched!

Quick Guide to Working with Silk


The fabric that shines! Fine shine, brilliant colors, comfortable to wear. Silk is the most luxurious of all natural fabrics – and yet shimmering beauty that is silk can be easy to work with a little sensitivity.

Needle Pointers!


Long or short, sharp or blunt? We are shedding some light on the subject – because the correct hand stitching needle can make your next project even better…

Transform Fabric Scraps into Spring Napkins!


Ecological and sustainable – more of it, please! Stop using disposable napkins and sew up your own using little scraps of fabrics, or just have a little yardage left from a project? Sew them up into fun napkins for your Springtime entertaining. Read on to see how to make…

Quick Guide to Working with Linen


Linen – the classic summer fabric. From safari style to everyday chic, linen is coming back in a new way. Read on to see the best ways of working with and sewing linen fabrics…

Adjust for a Flat Bottom


Do your new trousers form unattractive horizontal folds below the seat? This is caused by too much length here. We’ll show you how to professionally adjust for this, just read below…

Quick Tip: Add Shoulder Pads


Want to add shoulder pads? Perfectly shaped shoulders give jackets and coats a professional look. Here we show you how to sew various shoulder pads in place…

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…


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