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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Ways To Disinfect Clothes & Fight The Virus

If you’re anything like me you’ve probably never thought that much… More

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What is Tacking in Sewing?

As sewists, there are several instances when we have to stitch more than… More

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How To Finish A Seam: 9 Seam Finishes

Learn how to finish a seam with one of these nine seam finishes and when… More

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Sewing Knit Fabric With Just A Sewing Machine

When I first learned how to work with knit fabric in a college there was… More

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How to Sew Slippery Fabric

Working with slippery fabrics can be tough- especially when two layers are… More

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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?

Choosing the right thread for a sewing project or your sewing machine is… 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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Braided Scrap Coasters

Your leftover scraps of fabric can easily be used to protect your tables. Sew these Braided Scrap Coasters using your extra fabric to… Continue reading: "Braided Scrap Coasters"

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