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5 Awesome Tips in Sewing Your Own Wedding Dress

Want to Sew Your Own Wedding Dress? Follow These 5 Awesome Tips

  • December 11, 2015
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  • Dresses, Sewing Tips, Sewing Tutorials

Are you about to tie the knot in the near future? If so, you’ve probably thought about whether to sew your own wedding gown or buy one. Well, if you’ve pondered this and read some dismal reports from others online who journeyed into the land of bridal sewing with poor results, don’t worry. This article will make you calm knowing that the experience can actually be positive and, above all, can result in a beautiful gown that’s uniquely you. Give Yourself a Good Amount of Time (Picture fro...

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4 Things You Should Never Say to a Person Who Sews

4 Things You Should Never Say to a Person Who Sews

  • December 09, 2015
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Tutorials

Almost everyone knows the concept of sewing or how it’s done – basically. You get the same reactions, responses, or even requests when someone finds out that you sew. The same scenario could happen to you, such as asking a sewist to finish a particular project. Although everyone (including you) means well, there are things that sewing professionals wouldn’t want to hear for the nth time. So! To give you an idea on what words to avoid, below are things you should never attempt to say to...

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DIY Ideas: Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Creating Your Own Ugly Christmas Sweaters

For some odd reasons, a lot of people want to bring back the good-old Christmas sweaters, again. Like most fashion trends, Christmas sweaters or now called as 'ugly sweaters' are definitely making a come back. While it's cool to jump in this trend this year, you also do not want to spend too much money on buying a sweater that you know you won't be using for another month or so. This is where today's sewing idea will really come in handy. To save on cost and to add more meaning to your ugly swe...

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Choose the Perfect Thread for Your Next Sewing Project

How to Choose the Perfect Thread for Your Next Sewing Project

Thread is and will always be a fundamental factor for any sewing project. Whether you are to use a machine or simply by hand, everyone just can't sew without using one. How many times, though, have you found yourself at the checkout counter of your favorite fabric store, uttering, "Oh, yes, I need thread!?" And you simply grab a spool from the nearest rack, in a matching color of course, but without much thought as to what type or brand might produce the best results for your project. Well, you ...

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Secret tips to get better at sewing a pair of jeans.

Things Your Tailor Never Told You When Sewing Jeans

If you go to your tailor asking denim sewing tips and tricks, the common answer is that you have to buy the right needle and thread to handle the fabric. Well, it’s true that these are important considerations when trying to sew a pair of denim. But, there is actually more to sewing a versatile fabric like denim than just a strong needle and a thick thread. Pre-wash – Experienced tailors working with denim will wash the fabric before they work with it. Some even try to wash and dry it ...

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The Top Five Awesome Sewing Tips for Beginners

Top 5 Awesome Sewing Tips for Beginners

When you first learn how to sew, the various terms, tools and variety of sewing machines can be overwhelming. Luckily, when you begin to sew, you also join a vibrant community of experts who are full of experience. All sewers have their own tips and tricks to help you sew more effectively. While sewing advice can range from how to use your first sewing machine to picking the right needle for your project, we compiled a list of some of the best sewing tips for beginners. Buy a Quality Sewing Mach...

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The Different Strategies in Making Sewing Purse

The Different Strategies in Sewing Purse

  • November 18, 2015
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  • Sewing Tips, Sewing Tutorials

Well, there’s a lot of way for you to sewawesome purse. It’s not only convenient to carry, but you might also be so proud using one that you originally created. So, if this suits you, read below so you can learn some tips and helpful guides for your sewing career. If you are looking to have a new purse, replace your hand bags, or get rid of your old wallets, this design and method that we are going to present to you would actually help you to make those handy things that you’ve been lookin...

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Sewing Terms Basic Glossary for Every Beginner

A List of Sewing Basic Terms

So! You finally decided to hop on the sewing hobby. Welcome and here is a quick glossary of terms that may come handy as you go further into your love for sewing. For some, some of these terms may already be considered as a refresher and that's no problem, as well.Here we go.. Fabric Grain Sure we all know that kind of fabrics that we want to work with, but knowing about fabric gain will benefit how neat a sewing project will be. These are the tiny lines of fiber that criss-cross in the entire...

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Learning the art of sewing drape skirts and dresses

My Next Sewing Challenge: Drapes

I've always thought that drape outfits are one of the easiest to sew, simply because from the way it looks, it seems like it does not require much stitching detail. I was so wrong. Those pretty drape dresses can actually be a product of some meticulous sewing process. Reminds me not to underestimate any piece of clothing, anymore. The first time I tried to make a drape skirt from a borrowed pattern, I ended up being frustrated with myself. Though I'm not really that seasoned compared to some of ...

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Different Sewing Threads For Those Who Love to Sew

Sewing Threads For Those Who Love to Sew

Thread or sewing thread, as called in English, is really essential once you plan to start sewing. If most people generally think that sewing machine and fabric are the foremost important, remember that thread is what holds it all together. This does not mean that sewing is more vital than any other elements – it’s not. It is the sum of all parts that give you the perfect result in the end. If you spend thousands buying the right serger or sewing machine and hundreds on fabric, then why o...

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