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Easy Fabric Wall Art

Fabric Manipulation Wall Art Making DIY wall art is one of the most popular craft trends right now. This Easy Fabric Wall Art tutorial will teach you some easy sewing techniques to create elegant, professional-quality wall art for your home. With these step-by-step instructions, you can easily create 3-dimensional effects such as waves and tufting. Choose a chic fabric in your favorite color to make sure that your art compliments your other decorations. With these techniques, your stunning new wall art will impress your guests so much that they won't believe you made them yourself.



Get a comfy fit without learning advanced tailoring concepts. The method? Shirring! Learn to sew for free with these sewing blog tutorials.

No Knot, No Tail

No Knot No Tail Here's a sewing tutorial for eliminating the annoying knot-tying step in hand-sewing. Use the "no knot, no tail" technique in all of your beginner sewing projects.


Make Your Own Pattern

Make Your Own Pattern If you can't find a free sewing pattern that matches an idea for a sewing project you have, learn how to Make Your Own Pattern! Sure, the idea of piecing together your own outline for a project can sound daunting, but this tutorial on how to draft a basic pattern from your existing clothing and accessories will prove invaluable to your personal skill growth and budget. Pretty soon you'll be able to design and make your own clothes with ease and confidence.


Printable Sewing Machine Practice Sheets

Printable Sewing Machine Practice Sheets If you are just learning to sew or teaching someone to sew, these Printable Sewing Machine Practice Sheets are a great way to practice stitching without wasting too much fabric or thread. These printable tutorials are a great way to teach kids how to sew, as well. You can use an extra dull needle or even skip the needle until you feel like your kiddo is ready. Plus, with so many options, these are great practice for every level of sewist.


How to Make Applique Letters

How to Make Applique Letters Graphic T-shirts and baby clothes are all the rage right now, and there's no better way to get in on the trend than to make your own! Follow this t-shirt applique tutorial to learn How to Make Applique Letters that will give any project an adorable, personalized finish. Whether you're adding a name or a whole quote, these adorable applique letters will look amazing. Plus, they're super easy to make and take no time at all! This trick will make sewing for your kids or teenagers way more fun.


Glossary of Sewing Terms

Glossary of Sewing Terms If you are just starting to learn how to sew, you may find yourself stumped by the new, confusing words used frequently in sewing tutorials. Even if you've been sewing for years, you may come across unfamiliar terms now and then. Don't let strange sewing vocabulary keep you from creating adorable and fun sewing projects. Our Glossary of Sewing Terms will give you an understanding of every word you need to know to become an expert sewist. From stitches to tools to fabrics, we have it all. The next time you start a new project, make sure to consult our guide.


All Knowing Zipper Tutorial

All Knowing Zipper Tutorial If you have any questions on how to sew a zipper, this All Knowing Zipper Tutorial is the resource you're after. From the anatomy of the fastener to tips on sewing a reduced zipper, this set of instructions is exactly what you need. Get the skinny on details such as the zipper tape, bottom stop, teeth and more. By the end of this write-up you'll feel like an expert in the field of fashionable fasteners. Brush up on your sewing knowledge today and learn how to create zipper tabs and more.


Easy Pencil Skirt Refashion

Easy Pencil Skirt Refashion Making skirts to fit your body isn't as hard as you think. Follow this Easy Pencil Skirt Refashion to alter an existing piece in your wardrobe so it fits perfectly to your body. Learning how to alter a skirt was never more worth it. You can save a bundle on your wardrobe and show off your curves by checking out this easy tutorial on how to take in a skirt. Simply follow these easy-to-read instructions and apply them to an over-sized favorite in your closet.


Must-Have Sewing Tools and Equipment

MustHave Sewing Tools and Equipment If you are a beginner sewist, you might be confused as you peruse the list of required materials or sewing tools needed to complete a project. Sure, you're familiar with needles, pins, and thread, but when you get beyond the basics, it gets a little bewildering. Even if you're an experienced sewist, you might not be familiar with every sewing tool and term. This collection, Must-Have Sewing Tools and Equipment, will help you learn about all the basic sewing tools and their uses.


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