Use the Gouache Resist Technique to Add Drama to Your Next Painting

Gouache is a hybrid of watercolor and acrylic paint, and while it’s not as well-known as its fellow water-soluble paints, it’s definitely worth experimenting with. After all, painting with gouache can produce incredibly versatile results, depending on how much water you use and the tools you implement. There’s one technique in particular that’s perfect for…

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How to Use Underlining to Level Up Your Next Garment

One of the biggest differences between regular garment sewing and couture sewing is underlining. Underlining is what gives couture garments their superior overall appearance and elevates any homemade article of clothing to a designer-grade product. But, what is underlining? Why do you need it, and how do you use it? Read on to find out!

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10 Quilting Tools Every Beginner Needs

While there are hundreds of quilting gadgets on the market these days, when you’re new to the craft it’s best to start with the basics. So skip the fancy-pants gizmos — for now — and stock up on these important quilting tools that’ll help make your first quilt a success. 1. Fabric Shears and Scissors…

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