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Sewing Blog

How to Make a Blind Hem with a Serger

By Craftsy
How to do a Blind Hem on a SergerCraftsy sewing instructor and serging expert, Angela Wolf, demonstrates how easy it is to create a neat, strong blind hem with your serger. Watch this free video tip to put a professional touch on your garments using your serging skills (and Angela's secrets to success)! Read more »

Quilting Blog

Tips & Techniques for Choosing Fabrics for Quilts

By Sherri McConnell
Choosing FabricsChoosing fabrics for a quilt or sewing project can be overwhelming because of the huge array of possibilities, making what should be an enjoyable task, stressful. Learn some simple tricks that will make the process not only much easier but also something you'll look forward to! Read more »

Fitting

Sheer Genius: How to Sew Lining

By Julia Garza
How to Sew LiningLining will make a garment made of itchy fabric (like wool) more tolerable, hide unsightly seams (like on the inside of a jacket or on light colored fabric), provide additional warmth, and give a garment structure, shape and a better fit. Even if none of these reasons apply to your garment, adding a lining instantly kicks your garment up a notch for a couture effect! Read more »

Cake Decorating Blog

Master-Piece of Cake: Art Inspired Cakes

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Famous Art Inspired CakesA beautifully decorated cake can be a piece of art. But cakes decorated to resemble famous pieces of art raise the bar to cake masterpiece! This collection of master-morsels are evidence that what is great on the palette can also prove delightful to the palate. Read more »

Sewing Blog

Fun and Easy Pintucking with a Serger

By Craftsy
Creative Serging: How to Pintuck on a SergerLearn pintucking with your serger from master sewist, Angela Wolf. This technique can be used for all kinds of cool decorations and embellishments. Angela's new sewing class on Craftsy is called Creative Serging: Beyond the Basics, but she also teaches another popular online sewing class called Tailoring Ready to Wear. Read more »

Knitting Blog

Lovely Lace Design

By Craftsy
Lace DesignsEvery knitter comes to find they have a favorite technique, and lace is often one that has special appeal. Explore the variety of lace knitting designs, involving different kinds of yarns and patterns, in many styles and shapes! Read more »

Art Quilting

Maker Monday: Angela Walters Talks Quilting Business

By Craftsy
Angela WaltersMachine quilting expert and small business owner, Angela Walters is also a Craftsy instructor, and we couldn't be more excited to have her on board! Here we talk to Angela about her business, and get her advice on quilting machines, resources, and what kinds of things to keep in mind when starting your own business that's centered around your passion. Read more »