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5 Sewing Tips Every Sewist Should (Always) Keep in Mind

5 Sewing Tips Every Sewist Should (Always) Keep in Mind

  • January 29, 2016
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Fabrics, Sewing Tutorials

Sure, you may be an experienced dressmaker and have your own tips to share. Well, that’s awesome! They may be the same as what I’m listing here or completely different. Doesn’t matter really. The point is that there are some guidelines that simply make period sewing easier, make your garments better, and make the whole sewing experience more enjoyable. Even if you are well-versed with the tips here, it’s always good to refresh the knowledge. Organization It’s the best secret to succes...

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Steal-Worthy Sewing Tips for Beginners of the Craft

Steal-Worthy Sewing Tips for Beginners

  • January 27, 2016
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  • Dresses, Sewing Tips, Sewing Tutorials

Let's face it, probably almost all of us have things to work and learn about sewing. That's why I have here some tips, techniques and some sort of important matters about sewing for those who are just getting started like basic steps in operating the sewing machine. These tips could be helpful for beginners because it can serve as a guide for them. Make sure you also secure your manuals for better learning and understanding. Let's get started. I assume some of us already have an idea on how to ...

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Top Tips on How to Buy Fabric for Your Sewing Project

Tips on How to Buy Fabric for Your Sewing Project

  • January 27, 2016
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Fabrics

Having enough knowledge on choosing and buying the right fabric is very essential in the world of sewing. I understand that it is very overwhelming to walk into a fabric store if you don't have a lot of experience there but you can never have too much fabric. So let me walk you through it. Typically the most prevalent fabric is going to be your basic cotton. Also sometimes called Calico in the fabric world. It is very noticeable because you will see it arranged by colors along at least one wall ...

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Simple and Practical Ways to Upgrade Home Interiors

Ladies' Dream Home Must-Haves

When it comes to home interiors, the ladies always have a seemingly unlimited list of things they want to include in their current or future home. Ask one woman on one important decoration for a house, and she can hardly choose among all items that she wants. Imagining how a house will look like seems to be a lot easier than really doing it. In real life, there are several limitations that you have to deal with, unless you have hundreds of millions to spend on your house interior, alone. You fi...

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Quick Sewing Fixes for Wardrobe Emergencies

Quick Sewing Fixes for Wardrobe Emergencies

At some point, it will happen to us - an embarassing wardrobe malfunction that may potentially ruin a beautiful day. Even for sewing hobbyists like us, this can still cause some panic. This can be avoided though if we always go out prepared. One of the best ways is to have a reliable and portable sewing kit in stash. There are now a lot of sewing travel kits that come in pretty and compact packages, they will barely consume space in your purse. Here are the most common wardrobe fixes that you ca...

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Why I Never Tried to Sew Chiffon Fabric

The Sewing Challenge with Chiffon Fabrics

I’m a huge fan of chiffon tops, particularly the ones that are made from genuine silk and cotton. Never go for synthetic ones because they may not be as airy and comfortable as how chiffon clothing should be. Despite my fondness for chiffon clothing, I have never dared to sew anything using the fabric myself. Here are the top reasons why: It’s hard to find authentic chiffon fabric in my wholesale provider As much as I’ve been using chiffon in my tops and some dresses, I admit that I hav...

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4 Useful Tips When Working with Trick Fabrics

4 Useful Tips When Working with Trick Fabrics

  • January 15, 2016
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  • Dresses, Sewing Tips, Sewing Fabrics

Sewing with lace, leather and even slippery stuff such neoprene or rubber can be a challenge. In fact, there are various fabulous designers, like Susan Goodwin, who love working with this sort of stuff. They have even made a career designing sportswear, and home sewing patterns specifically for these fabrics. Tricky fabrics, or as what others would call them “the fun fabrics,” are an exceptional addition to your sewing skills. You can think of lace, neoprene (or scuba), leather, anyt...

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6 Basic Sewing Tools that Every Sewist Must Have

6 Basic Sewing Tools that Every Sewist Must Have

Were you able to receive a new sewing machine as a gift for the recent holiday season? Well, you might even be wondering what exactly you need to get started creating sewing magic with your new stuff, right? Either way, you certainly would love to learn more about sewing; that way you can improve the quality of your projects while getting more enjoyment in the middle of the process. For sure, any of the aforementioned applies to you, so this article is something that you must read. And in no tim...

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3 Basic Methods for Stitching Neoprene Fabric

3 Basic Methods for Stitching Neoprene Fabric

  • January 14, 2016
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Fabrics, Sewing Tutorials

History states that Neoprene fabric was invented by DuPont® in 1930, and neoprene wetsuits, shoes, gloves, and hoods have been keeping boaters warm for years. The manufacturing process for neoprene used in these garments makes millions of tiny gas bubbles in the material that interfere with the transfer of heat through it. By itself, this neoprene isn't very rugged, so usually woven fabrics are glued over it for protection. Wetsuits and other neoprene boating apparel work best by fitting snu...

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5 Sewing Techniques Beginners Need to Learn Now

5 Sewing Techniques Beginners Need to Learn

  • January 13, 2016
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Tutorials

If you’re a beginner in sewing, you might feel like you have a lot to learn before you can start sewing beautiful garments like the ones you see in different sewing projects. And while this hobby is definitely a skill you can perfect over time – provided with lots of practice and patience – becoming familiar with various sewing techniques, such as below, will give you the confidence to start tackling garment sewing. Without further ado, here are the top 5 techniques for sewers who ...

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