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.

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Types of Clothing Closures

Clothing and sewn accessories need a way to stay closed and secure, which… More

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Sewing Applique – A Beginner’s Guide

A beginner's guide to sewing applique with free printable templates. It… More

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Quick Tips For Sewing Difficult Fabrics

Knowing good basic sewing skills always comes in handy. But sometimes,… More

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Different Types of Buttons: A Guide for Sewing

Buttons are an essential part of sewing so many kinds of garments and… More

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Fork Pleats

Fork pleats are a cute and chic way to add fun details to handmade… More

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Machine Hemming How-tos

Well this was supposed to be a simple post but as usual, when I want to… More

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Sewing Pattern Tups for Beginners

I am forever telling people that sewing isn’t hard – it’s not really… More

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Thread for Sewing Machine: What's Best?

Selecting the correct kind of thread for your sewing machine or craft… More

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Bra Strap Free Sewing Tutorial

This bra strap tutorial for our past and future patterns. Bra straps can… More

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How to fix jeans with a small rip

Do your favorite pair of jeans have a rip or hole that needs fixing? With… More

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Sewing Machine Maintenance: How to Thread a…

Forget learning how to perform basic sewing machine maintenance. Threading… More

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Blind Hem Stitch

"Do you need to hem something? An easy hemming technique is to use your… More

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How to Wash Flannel: The Master Guide

Not only are we going to go over How to Wash Flannel, but this master… More

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How to Sew Vinyl

As you begin building your expertise and experience sewing, chances are… More

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How to Sew Elastic

"This post and tutorial gives you all the basics to sew elastic my two… More

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Hi-Low Pocket Top Pattern

The Hi-Low Pocket Top is a loose and floaty sewn top pattern, perfect for teaming with skinny trousers, leggings, or shorts. It falls… Continue reading: "Hi-Low Pocket Top Pattern"

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