I’m quite sure you know this feeling: once upon a time, you owned a gorgeous, store-bought garment that actually fitted perfectly. This is wonderful. What’s not so wonderful about it, is that after wearing it all the time, it reaches this point where you really cannot wear it any longer! What to do? It isn’t […]
Tips and Techniques
Find sewing tips and techniques in this roundup of articles.
Going “thrifting” is not a new trend, but it has been becoming more popular recently. Going to a thrift store or browsing garage sales can seem intimidating because of the sheer volume of objects, furniture, and clothing that usually aren’t organized well. If you know what to look for when you’re thrifting, you can save […]
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’s going to teach us an important sewing technique – how to sew a French seam. This is a great tip to use if you’re working with delicate fabrics! For more of her posts, you can check out her blog here, and don’t forget to check out her post […]