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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.


How to Sew a Narrow Hem

How to Sew a Narrow Hem One of the hardest parts of learning how to sew a skirt is adding the nice hemmed finish. Learn the secret of How to Sew a Narrow Hem with this easy-to-follow tutorial! You'll learn the trick to making a clean, simple narrow hem to give your homemade clothes that professional look. Homemade wardrobes are always the most unique and give you unlimited freedom over your outfits, so get a head start on yours by learning this useful technique!


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.



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

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 Shorten Sleeves

How to Shorten Sleeves Much like a pair of jeans, it is hard to find a button-up shirt for women that fits just right. Oftentimes the bust will fit, but the sleeves will be too short. If you are having a hard time finding a business casual look that is the right length, learn How to Shorten Sleeves with this sewing tip. All you need to learn how to shorten sleeves is a few buttons and some time to learn. You will be converting pieces in your closet in no time.


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.


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.


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.


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