They’re some of the most disheartening events: the day you outgrow your favorite pair of jeans or lose a little weight and try to pull on a cherished shirt…only to find your arms are drowning in fabric! You don’t want to throw these items out, but you’re also not comfortable in them anymore. The awesome […]
Tips and Techniques
Find sewing tips and techniques in this roundup of articles.
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 achieve the […]
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 […]