Posts Tagged "Sewing for Beginners"
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!Read more
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!Read more
A beginner might also be surprised to hear you do very little ironing at the ironing board when sewing. Yes pressing, not ironing, is the key to sewing success and there's a big difference in those two techniques. What are these differences? Read on to find out!Read more
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!Read more
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!Read more