Tip Tuesday: 5 Sewing Ideas to Get You on a Creative Roll

Isn’t it great when you come across a bright idea that makes you say, “Why didn’t I think of that?” That’s why we’re rounding up some of the best tips and tricks from our favorite makers.

Here are 5 more to get you on a creative roll…

And in case you missed them, be sure to also check out Tips 1 through 5, and Tips 6 through 11.

From Ashley Smith:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 11: Get an adjustable-height chair for good sewing posture and less fatigue.

Tip No. 11

Get an adjustable-height chair for good sewing posture and less fatigue.

From David Page Coffin

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 12: Fill mint tins with spare coins for easy DIY pattern weights.

Tip No. 12

Fill mint tins with spare coins for easy DIY pattern weights.

From Linda Permann:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 13: Tired of burning your fingers? Get a heat resistant glove in the beauty section. (They're usually by the curling irons!)

Tip No. 13

Tired of burning your fingers? Get a heat-resistant glove in the beauty section. (They’re usually by the curling irons!)

From Ashley Smith:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 14: Make threading your machine needle easier by placing a piece of colored paper behind the eye.

Tip No. 14

Make threading your machine needle easier by placing a piece of colored paper behind the eye.

From Allie Aller:

#CraftSavvy Tip No. 15: Pull your thread from the numbered end of the label — your embroidery floss won't ever knot inside the skein!

Tip No. 15

Pull your thread from the numbered end of the label — your embroidery floss won’t ever knot inside the skein!

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