Posts by Linda Reynolds

Linda Reynolds learned to sew as a young girl and has been sewing ever since. Trained as a professional seamstress, she loves sharing her passion for the craft as a sewing instructor teaching garment sewing to teens and adults. Her blog, Simply Sewing Studio ( offers helpful tips and easy solutions to everyday sewing dilemmas.

Sewing Essentials: The Importance of Ease

sewing ease

Ease. It's a term every garment sewer must know and understand — for finding the right pattern size and for making pattern adjustments. Learn everything you need to know about ease for garment sewing right here!

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How to Make a Side Chair Slipcover

How to sew a slipcover for an upholstered chair, on Craftsy!

Want to dress up an otherwise out of date or worn chair cover? Instead of replacing the cover, which requires disassembling it, slipcover it instead. Learn how to sew the perfect slipcover with this step-by-step tutorial!

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5 Must-Know Tips for Sewing Zippers Perfectly

How to attach zippers on Craftsy!

Knowing how to sew zippers is something every sewer should master. While every zipper type has its own application technique, here are 6 universally helpful tips that will ensure each and every one is applied to perfection.

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