How to Make a Pintuck Presser Foot from a Sewing Tool?

How to Make a Pintuck Presser Foot from a Sewing Tool?

The pintuck foot is available in different sizes, most commonly: 3, 5, 7 and 9 groove. These grooves are what make the magic to happen and the number of grooves will control the thickness of fabric allowed to pass underneath. A speciality presser foot is designed to allow your machine to create texture and dimension with one pass under the needle. These grooves do all of the heavy lifting when it comes to keeping your pintucks straight and evenly spaced. This foot is all about precision and the...

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Tips for Beginners on how to Make an Own Clothes

Tips for Beginners on how to Make an Own Clothes: Make a Pattern

This is why learning how to make a pattern is an invaluable skill. If you learn how to make your own pattern, you can learn how to make your own clothes and you can make them fit like a glove! It is surprisingly easy to learn how to make a pattern. Learning how to make your own clothes can save so much money! But in order to make your own clothes, you need a pattern! While there are free sewing patterns scattered across the web (hello, AllFreeSewing.com!), they might not always fit you just righ...

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Top 4 Most Effective TIPS FOR SEWING BLOGGERS

Top 4 TIPS FOR SEWING BLOGGERS

Since shifting the focus of my blog to pattern making and sewing (I started as a fashion blogger about six years ago), I have noticed and learned the idiosyncrasies of our ways. This isn’t just a helpful hints or tip post – it is also a commentary on our habits, myself included. There are fashion bloggers, beauty bloggers, food bloggers, health and wellness bloggers – I could run the gamut – and then there are sewing bloggers. For all other types of bloggers, there are rules,...

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Learning Some tips on Recycling A Cashmere Garment

Recycling A Cashmere Garment

Cashmere is a fine fabric that deserves to be used for as long as possible. This extremely soft, delicate fabric comes from the fine underbelly hairs of goats from central Asia. Here are some tips that you can do to relive your cashmere garment into a more useful form: Inspect the sweater for holes. If you find any, sew them up using a needle and thread so the sweater won't loosen. Keep stitches minimal so they blend in to the soft cashmere. Use fine yarn as well, particularly because you'll be...

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Top 9 Most Effective Tips On Sewing With Linen

Sewing With Linen

Linen garments made of natural linen are comfortable, versatile, and attractive. Natural linen has long been a trendy choice for people wanting an easy-care, go-everywhere fabric. A linen dress or suit is an elegant choice for attending a wedding, but linen looks equally at home on the boardwalk or beach. If you have never sewn with linen, you may be afraid it is difficult to work with. Actually, linen is easy to sew; it does not slip or stretch when you are cutting it out or sewing a seam. How...

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Best 8 Effective Hand Stitches For Embroidery

Hand Stitches For Embroidery

Embroidery is easy, relaxing, and one of the least expensive hobbies you can take up. At first, I know it sounds painstaking, time-consuming, and intimidating. But believe me, this is a deceptively simple craft. You just need the eagerness to learn and be patient on whatever you will do. Aside from that, you must learn the basic elements of this craft. To help you with that, here are some hand stitches that you must know: Running Stitch The running stitch is good for outlining an embroidery des...

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Helpful Tips That will help you On Making French Knots

Helpful Tips On Making French Knots

French knots can help you a lot in embroidery. However, it can also be your big problem. The French knot is a beautiful and multipurpose little stitch. Clustered together, French knots create a dense, textured filling. Scattered loosely, they add an airy lightness to embroidery. And as isolated stitches, they make perfect little accents. The French knot can be difficult to conquer, that’s why you will be needing this helpful tips: To start, bring your working thread to the front of the fabri...

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Top 5 Best ways on how to Sew a Dress from Scratch

Top 5 Best ways on how to Sew a Dress from Scratch

Here are some five key stages in making a dress from scratch, you'll be well on your way to sewing ready-to-wear looks. You might learn for this sewing stages and create an amazing all in one Dress. 1.) Make a wise choice on selecting your Fabric Not sure what they are? Educate yourself on the differences of each type of fabric that's out there. Once you've picked your pattern and dress style, you need to pick a fabric. It's critical to match the pattern style with the proper fabric. If the gar...

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Best and Effective Tips On Sewing Flannel Fabric

Tips On Sewing Flannel Fabric

Sewing with flannel is fun and easy. What distinguishes this type of fabric from other fabric is its soft brushed surface that makes it especially comfortable and warm. It is also relatively stable, inexpensive and versatile. Cold and damp winter weather is the perfect time to sew with soft, snuggly flannel. Flannel is typically “brushed” in the factory on both the face and underside, which enhances its warm, cozy quality by trapping air between the fibers. Before we proceed to the t...

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Tips and Tricks on how to make Sewing With Knits

Sewing With Knits

Knits are very suitable in making sweaters because it is soft and very stretchy. And sweaters are very important especially for those cuddle weather. Knits can be difficultto sew with, especially if you don’t know what you need to do differently than when sewing on other types of fabric. To guide you, here are some helpful tips when sewing with knits: Prewash your material Many sweater knits come with a hand wash and lay flat to dry recommendation,so do that first if that’s how you’ll pla...

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