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If you happen to have kids and a couch, you'll want to look through this Patch a Couch Cover project. This is a semi-DIY couch cover tutorial in that it reinforces the damaged portion of an already existing slipcover. Instead of using separate patches that don't match, you'll essentially learn how to make one giant patch. These craft instructions are a life, or at least couch, saver. You won't have to buy a new slipcover after reading through instructions to salvage your faithful one.
Lucky for you, you are a seamstress. Unlike many women who are slaves to purchasing what they find in stores, you can not only make your own clothes but take in, mend, transform, and upcycle pieces to make them fit your unique and fresh style. In Quick Tips How to Dress for Your Body Type, we will give you quick sewing tips on how to create easy sewing projects that help you dress for your body type.
Whether you've just delved into the craft of sewing or you've been sewing since you were a child, everyone can benefit from tips and tricks. Look at sewing like a toolbox Each skill is a tool, and the more tools you have, the more you can do as a sewist. Learn How to Sew with these 25 Tips and Tricks for Sewing that will surely help as you progress and advance. Follow along with the step-by-step instructions in each tutorial to pick up a new tool you can apply to your future endeavors in sewing.
It has happened to everyone. You have a favorite shirt or dress and inexplicably after a few washes the sleeves on the shirt no longer fit. Either they shrink and fit too tightly around your arm or just do not lay quite right anymore. Save your fave shirt by learning How to Lengthen Sleeves with this great little tutorial. You will be altering a shirt to fit in no time and maybe even making that shirt even more stylish than before!
Learn to hand sew and make lattice smocking, an easy sewing tutorial that looks great when sewing formal garments from scratch.
If you're new to creating it can be daunting to develop the sewing techniques and tricks necessary to make all of those projects. Not to worry easy sewing projects are your first step to learning how to sew. Learn the basics from, "How to Sew Sewing Techniques and Easy Projects to Sew for Beginners." It doesn't matter that you're not a professional as long as you have the will to learn you can develop the techniques to learn how to start sewing.
There's nothing worse than a rip in your favorite jeans. Finding a new pair that fits right is next to impossible, not to mention expensive. Save yourself the headache and the pricetag with this 30 Minute Jeans Mending Tutorial. Learn how to patch holes in jeans so seamlessly that no one will guess they're not brand new. Give your jeans twice the lifespan of the average pair!
As a sewist, you know how invaluable your scissors are. Given that these tools work for you through thick and thin, they need to be sharp. Use this simple tutorial on How to Sharpen Scissors to your advantage. From your shears and some sandpaper you can restore one of your essentials to its pristine original state. Don't get a brand new pair of scissors to replace those worn-out ones, sharpening scissors at home is a simple solution to keeping your loyal tools on hand.
Learning how to alter a pattern can be a project-saving skill. The key element to a great wardrobe is not the patterns or the prints. A good wardrobe first and foremost consists of pieces that fit well. A perfectly fitting piece can be a miracle worker. With this in mind, we have collected a few key tips on how to alter a pattern and make it fit just right in Quick Tips How to Alter a Pattern for. This is by no means an all-encompassing guide to DIY pattern alteration but it can certainly get you started!
If you have a piece of clothing you've made from a fabulous jersey fabric, but hate the curled edges, this tip on sewing on knit fabric is for you. Eliminate Curled Jersey Edges with this tutorial on how to make your own fabric starch. Tips on sewing and fabric that are both eco-friendly and cost-effective are worth the little time and effort they take to execute. Get ready for easier jersey-centric projects with this helpful hint on eliminating curled edges.
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