Posts Tagged "Sewing: Fundamentals"

Sewing Basics: How to Sew a Reinforced Button

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Ever bought an item and noticed a small button on the inside, just underneath the button on the outside? It's a reinforced button! Here's how to (and why you should) sew one!

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Sewing Basics: How to Sew a Button

Posted by on Nov 28, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Do you know how to sew the perfect button? Learn right here in this (free, of course!) step-by-step tutorial!

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Serge Up a Storm: The Best Serger Projects for Beginners

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in Sewing |

Learning to sew with a serger (also known as an overlock or overlocker) is much like learning to sew all over again. But, if you're ready to take the plunge, here are my tips and project suggestions to help you find serger success!

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It’s in the Details: How to Choose the Right Thread for Sewing

Posted by on Sep 27, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

The success of a sewing project can be traced all the way back to the raw materials chosen, including the thread. The importance of thread is not to be underestimated, as it is the fiber that is literally holding everything together. Matching the correct thread for the task at hand is just as important as matching the fabric to the pattern. Here are some key tips on how to pair the thread to the project for a successful outcome!

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Sewing Upcycle: DIY Sandals from Flip-Flops

Posted by on Sep 18, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Follow along with this step-by-step tutorial for turning inexpensive flip-flops into adorable, classy sandals you’ll want to wear again and again (Psst: You can even use fuzzy fabric for a DIY slipper you'll wear all winter long!). Read on!

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