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Tips On How To Create and Maintain A Sewing Blog

Personal: How To Start And Run A Sewing Blog

I wouldn't say this post is long overdue. But, ever since I started writing for Sewing Ideas, I have always planned on writing about this. It's just that during the younger years of this blog, I knew I still had so much to learn. Eventually, I got caught up with the craft and my writing job. Fortunately, these days, I got the chance to get back to writing and less on sewing projects. With that, I was able to come up with this blog post, finally. The Beginning Like most beginners, my love for fab...

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Sewing Projects That You Can Do This Spring 2016

Sewing Ideas For Spring 2016

I know I’m not the only one who woke up a little bit more inspired to pursue something, with the entry of spring. We all missed the blooms and the sun. Alongside, this is also a great time to create something new for spring. If you are one of those who still haven’t started a seasonal sewing project, then this spring would be a good time to start with one. While I have a long list to accomplish in two to three months, here are my top spring project recommendations: 1) Door Organizer - Well, ...

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Hand Stitching Tutorials For Your Hand Sewing Projects

Hand Stitching Tutorials For Your Hand Sewing Projects

Hand stitching is very important especially if you are just working on small sewing projects that it doesn’t require you to use a sewing machine. It is also very helpful for repairing simple damages on your dresses or on your fabric. Instead of going to a tailor or dressmakers, you can do it on your own by performing those simple hand stitches. Here are some helpful information about hand stitching and how to perform it: Securethe thread with tiny back stitches at the beginning of the work and...

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The Basic Step on How to Sew a Dress from Scratch

The Basic Way and Step on How to Sew a Dress from Scratch

Do you like wearing natural fibers? Does the garment need to breathe, or is a man-made fabric okay? Personally, I'm a natural fibers kind of girl. I've learned that if my fabric doesn't breathe when the heat turns up, I get uncomfortable. So this is something to figure out for yourself as well. Look at your favorite dress and see what it's made from. Get clues from what you already own and wear! With these three key stages in making a dress from scratch, you'll be well on your way to sewing read...

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7 Best Tips for Choosing the Best Sewing Machine

7 Best Tips for Choosing the Best Sewing Machine

Choosing the best sewing machine might be hard for a beginner like you, yes! There’s a lot of issues that might encounter if you are not so like of sewing. In this article I will give you some insights on how to choose the best. Know the Features Take for example you really need a sewing machine that can stitch and sew heavy materials.Therefore your focus should be on sewing machine with many stitching patterns and heavy metal frame. The next tip is to look out for feature necessary for you...

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How to Make a Pintuck Presser Foot from a Sewing Tool?

How to Make a Pintuck Presser Foot from a Sewing Tool?

The pintuck foot is available in different sizes, most commonly: 3, 5, 7 and 9 groove. These grooves are what make the magic to happen and the number of grooves will control the thickness of fabric allowed to pass underneath. A speciality presser foot is designed to allow your machine to create texture and dimension with one pass under the needle. These grooves do all of the heavy lifting when it comes to keeping your pintucks straight and evenly spaced. This foot is all about precision and the...

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Tips for Beginners on how to Make an Own Clothes

Tips for Beginners on how to Make an Own Clothes: Make a Pattern

This is why learning how to make a pattern is an invaluable skill. If you learn how to make your own pattern, you can learn how to make your own clothes and you can make them fit like a glove! It is surprisingly easy to learn how to make a pattern. Learning how to make your own clothes can save so much money! But in order to make your own clothes, you need a pattern! While there are free sewing patterns scattered across the web (hello, AllFreeSewing.com!), they might not always fit you just righ...

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Learning Some tips on Recycling A Cashmere Garment

Recycling A Cashmere Garment

Cashmere is a fine fabric that deserves to be used for as long as possible. This extremely soft, delicate fabric comes from the fine underbelly hairs of goats from central Asia. Here are some tips that you can do to relive your cashmere garment into a more useful form: Inspect the sweater for holes. If you find any, sew them up using a needle and thread so the sweater won't loosen. Keep stitches minimal so they blend in to the soft cashmere. Use fine yarn as well, particularly because you'll be...

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Top 9 Most Effective Tips On Sewing With Linen

Sewing With Linen

Linen garments made of natural linen are comfortable, versatile, and attractive. Natural linen has long been a trendy choice for people wanting an easy-care, go-everywhere fabric. A linen dress or suit is an elegant choice for attending a wedding, but linen looks equally at home on the boardwalk or beach. If you have never sewn with linen, you may be afraid it is difficult to work with. Actually, linen is easy to sew; it does not slip or stretch when you are cutting it out or sewing a seam. How...

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Best 8 Effective Hand Stitches For Embroidery

Hand Stitches For Embroidery

Embroidery is easy, relaxing, and one of the least expensive hobbies you can take up. At first, I know it sounds painstaking, time-consuming, and intimidating. But believe me, this is a deceptively simple craft. You just need the eagerness to learn and be patient on whatever you will do. Aside from that, you must learn the basic elements of this craft. To help you with that, here are some hand stitches that you must know: Running Stitch The running stitch is good for outlining an embroidery des...

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