Storage Tips To Preserve Gowns Longer

The Proper Way to Store Gowns

Gowns are one of the most precious pieces of cloth that a girl can own. As a matter of fact, not everyone is able to conveniently buy and own a gown. So, if you are one of the lucky ones who have finally invested on a gown for a special event, it's important to know the perfect tricks to store it, in order to preserve its fabric and overall beauty. For a long time, many of us have only relied on plastic sheaths thinking they can be enough cover-up for the gown. However, these plastic storage c...

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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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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

  • January 15, 2016
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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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Fashion Trends from the Golden Globes 2016

Sewing Ideas from the Golden Globes 2015 Trends

While the rest of the cyberspace were raving about the wins and the snobs during this week’s Golden Globes, our eyes were all on the trends that the big stars wore to the red carpet and even during the after-parties that they attended to. Aside from the fashion shows that basically run at the end of the year, there’s no doubt about how this awards season from setting the fashion trend from this month forth. So, what are the recurring trends from this year’s Golden Globes? We took a look! ...

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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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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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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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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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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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Quick Guide to Sewing Drapery Curtains At Home

Sewing Your Own Drapery Curtains

It's always good to have something new around the house for the new year. And what better part of the house to freshly decorate than your windows? A new curtain is can easily turn the entire look of the house differently, in a good way most of the time. Of course, we all know how curtains during this time can be extremely expensive. So, we think sewing new drapery curtains could be a cool project to start the year. The thing with sewing curtains is that you can basically work with almost any fab...

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