Basics and Tutorials

Learn all of the sewing basics like how to gather fabric and how to thread a sewing machine. With so many sewing for beginners guides, along with easy tutorials and more, you will be ready to expand your sewing skills quickly or at your own pace. Whether you need to learn a beginner skill like how to sew a button or want to master every technique, such as understanding how to use elastic, we've got you covered. 

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Sewing Basics: Precut Fabric Sizes

In this compilation of basics, I’m going to share the answers to your… More

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How to End a Sewing Stitch

If you hand or machine sew or want to start, one of the most important… More

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Basic Clothing Alterations: Learn How to Make…

You can learn how to hem pants or how to take in a top with this article,… More

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How to Shorten Sleeves of a Button Up Shirt

Learn how to shorten sleeves of a button up shirt to get the right fit.… More

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Alphabet and Lettering Sewing Practice Sheets PDF

Practice makes perfect, particularly when it comes to hand sewing. Whether… More

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How To Sew A Tiny Hem With The Rolled Hem Foot

When working with lightweight or even sheer fabrics, the best way to… More

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How to Grade Patterns for Plus Size

It's no secret that we don't live in a perfect world, and consequently,… More

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How To Use The Overcasting Stitches

The overcasting stitch can be used to finish the edge of your fabric… More

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How to Thread a Needle for Hand Sewing

Sewing, particularly hand sewing, is one of the most important skills a… More

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The Ultimate List Of Types Of Knit Fabric

Learn all about the different types of knit fabric with this informative… More

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Difference Between Textile and Fabric and Cloth

When learning about sewing you might be curious about the meaning of the… More

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Sew A Zipper On Jeans

Got a favorite pair of jeans but they have a broken zipper? Easily repair… More

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How To Shorten A Zipper

Learn how to shorten a zipper before sewing it into a project. This is… More

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Fabric Key Fob

I love the easy and the quick sewing projects. Because most of my scrap… More

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Jeans Hemming Tutorial for Beginners

Learn how to hem jeans by measuring the desired length, cutting off the… More

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Portable Sewing Station

There is nothing worse than trying to juggle your pin cushion, scissors, needles, buttons, and other sewing must-haves while trying to… Continue reading: "Portable Sewing Station"

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