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Achieve Professional Results: How to Use a Walking Foot for Garment Sewing

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Think a walking foot is a quilters-only sewing tool? Think again! Read on to learn how the walking foot can help sew over bulky seams, match prints, hem knits, and other useful tricks for garment sewing.

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Cannonball Into Summer Learning With 7 New Craftsy Classes

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Drawing, Photography, Sewing, Weaving, Woodworking |

Come on in, the water's fine! With new online classes in sewing, cake decorating and more, there's no need for hesitation. Jump right — there are still so many discoveries to make as you explore your passion.

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A New Angle: From Prep to Creation, Tips + Tricks for Sewing Stripes on the Bias

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Try a new angle by setting your stripes on the bias. These stripes are all about the preparation, so here are a few tips and tricks to help you get started sewing a bias cut garment using striped fabric!

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Dazzle With Embellishment: How to Sew Beads on Fabric

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Sewing |

Part of the appeal of sewing your own clothes is making individual garments that flex your creativity, reflecting your unique personality. There's no better way of doing this than by adding some embellishment, so I'm going to show you how to sew beads on fabric in this photo tutorial!

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Make Your Own Summer Bag: A Fun Tutorial + FREE Pattern Template

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Learn how to sew an easy-to-make and functional beach bag in your favourite fabric following this step-by-step tutorial (with FREE template!).

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Essential Techniques: Discover the Secret to Perfectly Sewn Necklines!

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

In order for them to look just right, the facings that finish them must turn ever so slightly below the neckline edge. What’s the secret to making your neckline turn just so? Understitching. Read on to learn how use this essential sewing technique in your own garments!

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