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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…

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…


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