If you think you need a huge craft room filled to the brim with fabrics and fabric scissors to be a successful sewist, think again. As much as that might be the dream for just about anyone who considers sewing a hobby, in reality, you don’t need that many tools at all to get started […]
Tips and Techniques
In this collection of sewing and quilting techniques, find advice on everything from tips on how to sew binding on a quilt to discussions on sewing darts.
Buying fabric online isn’t as easy as it sounds. There are a lot of factors to take into consideration, like how it feels, how it drapes, and if it stretches, that are usually easier to tell in person. However, if you want to order fabric online (and who doesn’t love a little online shopping?) this […]
Have you ever heard of Sashiko embroidery? It’s a beautiful technique that allows you to create very detailed patterns quickly and painlessly. You can see an example on the pillow below – the patterns are usually made up of differently-sized dashes. This How to Do Sashiko Embroidery tutorial from Cashmerette will show you how to […]
Today’s Tips and Tricks Tuesday is by Hanne Vandersteen! She runs an amazing blog where she shares her sewing adventures, and today she’s going to talk to us about her experience on sewing with sequins (and how you can make the process a little easier for yourself!) For more of her posts, you can check […]
We’ve already brought you a post about different types of skirts, so for today’s Tips and Tricks Tuesday, we’ll be discussing some of the most common types of necklines in women’s clothing and how to tell them apart! Once you’ve found the one that you think will be most flattering to your figure, you can […]
The proper tools are so important for success in sewing. There are many different kinds of scissors to use for specific materials- from fabric to thread to paper (and more). This can not only be confusing, but you can also ruin a pair by using them incorrectly. Let’s talk about a few types of scissors […]