Posts Tagged "Sewing for Beginners"

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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Perfect Pattern Pieces: How to Transfer Patterns to Fabric With a Tracing Wheel

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

A tracing wheel is your secret weapon to creating perfect pieces of fabric. Here's how to use this essential sewing tool to transfer patterns and markings to fabric!

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Keep It Simple: 5 Sewing Tools and Products That Make Sewing Easier

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Whenever I go shopping at the fabric store, I find myself standing in front of the notions wall curious about what all those interesting gadgets can do to help improve my sewing skills. Lucky for you, I've discovered a few great tools along the way. Here's a list of five sewing tools and products that I believe make sewing easier!

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Summertime Scalloped Shorts: A Step-by-Step Sewing Shorts Tutorial!

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 in Sewing |

Summer is here and it's the perfect time to make a nice pair of shorts. With this step-by-step tutorial, sewing yourself a cute pair of scalloped bottoms is oh so easy!

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Fit & Flare: 5 Fundamental Fitting Tips for Flattering Skirts

Posted by on May 25, 2014 in Sewing |

Skirts make great sewing projects for beginners: They're relatively quick to sew and certain styles, like the A-line skirt, are universally flattering. Here are 5 sewing starer tips for creating skirts that fit & flatter your body like a dream! Read more