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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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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Sewing Ideas For December 2015 - Get Inspiration Here

Sewing Idea: December 2015

Winter is looming in most parts of the country now but that doesn't mean we can't have all the pretty dresses, anymore. As a matter of fact, now is a good time to start planning for another set of sewing projects that we can use post-summer and pre-spring. Next year's colours are currently shifting to more earthy colours, which is definitely a breather from summer's brilliant hues. One of the best things about earthy colours? They are easy to play around with, with any pattern. You don't need ...

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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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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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Sewing Fabric: What is Georgette Fabric and Usage

Sewing Fabric: What is Georgette Fabric

Georgette fabric is a textile traditionally made from silk, although synthetic fibers such as polyester are sometimes used as well. The thing that makes georgette fabric distinctive is the crinkly crepe-light texture, which feels slightly rough and dull, but gives the fabric a bouncy, flowing look. Many fabric stores carry georgette fabric in a range of colors and prints for various projects. Department stores also carry clothing and drapery made from georgette. Threads Used (Picture from www.ef...

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The Top 10 Best Dresses for the Christmas Season

The Top 10 Best Christmas Season Dresses

Christmas season is coming, and most people – particularly women – are going crazy thinking what dress will fit them during the Holidays. Well, it should not really be a problem as creativity and a bit of fashion taste are needed to pimp your way to dressing up. Anyway, for those who want to have an idea, Good Housekeeping has curated some of the best dresses apt for this Yuletide season. Check them out below! Embroidered Dress (Picture from www.pinterest.com) Embroidered with all-ov...

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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 New Fashion Trends To Watch Out For in 2016

Fashion Forecast for 2016

With the runway season almost coming to an end, we're pretty sure you're all pumped up to start giving your closet a makeover. Before a new year starts, now is certainly the best time to scout for the right fabrics and dresses that will suit well in 2016. We've followed the various fashion shows in the past months, and here are the consistent best looks so far that will certainly make another hit next year: Feminine and Romantic - We can also expect classic elegance in 2016, with the use of hig...

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