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Make Sure to Sew Trendy Projects With These Hints

How to Prepare for This Year's Fashion Trend

We would want all our sewing projects this year to be at least go with the 2016 trend. Whether it's dresses, tops, or accessories. We monitored the fashion predictions as early as last year to find whether we need to start collecting new fabrics and laces for this year. Do you know what I found out? This year's going to be an easy breezy ride for sewing hobbyists like us if we want to get into the trend. Here's why: 1) It's all about satin It's time to bring out all those satin fabrics you've be...

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How to Choose the Perfect Thread for Sewing Project

How to Choose the Perfect Thread for Your Sewing Project

  • January 12, 2016
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  • Dresses, Sewing Tips, Sewing Tutorials

We all know that the thread type is chosen for its compatibility with the fabric’s structure and fiber content, as well as the type of project being worked on. There are many types of threads – carpet thread, darning thread, embroidery thread, crochet thread, basting thread, and buttonhole twist as examples. This article will deal only with the threads that are primarily used with most projects done on a sewing machine. The following shows various types of sewing thread and their usage. ...

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The Top 5 Effective Ways You Can Use to Sew a Button

5 Effective Ways to Sew a Button

  • January 11, 2016
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Fabrics

Do you know how to sew on a button? Well, if you do know, answering that question shouldn’t take much of your time. Anyway, you might think that sewing is a thing that only women do, or that you rely on your mom to replace your buttons for you. But hey, you never know when you’re going to be on your own and need this skill in a pinch; knowing how to sew on a button is a small way of making yourself more self-sufficient. If you don’t know how to sew a button, yet want to learn — below...

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Importance of Pressing and Various Tools You Can Use

Importance of Pressing and the Various Tools You Can Use

  • January 07, 2016
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Fabrics, Sewing Tutorials

Most beginners make the mistake of pressing when the project is done – less do they know that it should be the other way around. Almost all sewing experts would agree that the need to press as-you-go is a must; however, many quilters and new garment sewists still don’t realize the difference it can make in the final outcome. Why It Really Matters Basically, pressing makes your quilt block come together more accurately, without puckering or pleating. It makes your garments look handmade, ...

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What Beginners Should Know About Button and Buttonholes

What Beginners in Sewing Should Know About Buttons and Buttonholes

  • January 06, 2016
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When talking about sewing clothes or garments, both button and buttonholes are two of the last things people would think about. In reality, however, choosing the appropriate ones can lead to pleasing results in terms of the finished project. In sewing, picking the right buttons is always a good idea to consider prior to starting adding buttonholes. By doing so, you’ll know exactly what size and shape your buttonholes should be. Remember, buttons can vary in sizes and shapes; hence you need to ...

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Top 5 Sewing Tips to Remember Before Starting a Project

Top 5 Sewing Tips to Remember Before Starting a Project

  • January 05, 2016
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When you’re a beginner at sewing, there’s always that urge to start a project right away. And although you might hope for the best things to happen, it’s sometimes the other way around. Why? It’s because there are plethora of things you need to keep in mind in sewing. Well, if you’re new to this craft and would like to know how to do it professionally, follow these tips. You’ll be surprised with how awesome your sewing results are. Always Start Simple (Picture from www.sew4home.com) ...

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4 Helpful Tips for Applying Zippers to Sewing Projects

4 Helpful Tips for Applying Zippers to Your Sewing Projects

  • December 22, 2015
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  • Dresses, Sewing Tips, Sewing Tutorials

Having the know-how to apply all sorts of zippers is an essential skill that every sewer should learn and even master. Remember that a well-executed zipper insertion is the key to giving any project a clean, professional look. Otherwise, if done poorly, it results to a dead giveaway especially when the project is deemed homemade. As with any other sewing techniques, the secret is to understand the steps involved up front, including the things needed to do the proper preparation before the first ...

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Sew your own cropped top without spending a penny

Sewing Your Own Trendy Crop Top - With Zero Cost

Cropped top is all over the fashion world lately. Girls and women are wearing it almost everywhere, from their casual errands, hippie parties, and even formal events. There is certainly no stopping cropped tops from going out of scene anytime, soon. But, do you know what's cooler than these cropped tops? A cropped top you made yourself! It may not be one of this season's best bet to be a sewing project, but just imagine how cool it would be to done your own cropped top creation once the weather ...

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The 5 Basic Tips to Elevate Your Sewing Skills

5 Basic Tips to Elevate Your Sewing Skills

  • December 18, 2015
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Are you new to sewing? Well, if so, there are tons of things that you need to know in order to harness your craft. You see, sewing is not only mean to be a sort of hobby, but an art that could be an avenue for expressing your insights. Anyways, if you’re looking to level up your sewing career, here are 5 basic tips for you to keep in mind. And remember: be the sewing enthusiast you ought to be! Guide for Hand Stitching (Picture from www.vanillajoy.com) When you want to sew evenly spaced hand s...

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Five Important Maintenance Tips for Sewing Machine

5 Sewing Machine Maintenance Tips

Needless to say, sewing machines have been around since time immemorial or the days of your grandparents. The only thing that has changed, however, is the equipment itself. For instance, there are sewing machines that offer various features, unlike to the old-fashioned ones. Nevertheless, be it small or big, sewing machines are all the same and they need the same type of maintenance as well. This article will help you understand how cleaning and maintenance should be done to your sewing machine....

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