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Make Perfect Pinless Points with Ease

By Craftsy
How to make perfect pinless pointsNo matter what your patches are made up of, there's a quick and easy way to put them together without the use of pins and you'll get a perfect point in the center. Discover Kimberly Einmo's favorite technique for perfect pinless four patch points. Read more »

Sewist Diana on Giving Back to Children in Her Community

By Craftsy
Sewist Diana Gives BackWe were lucky to run into sewist Diana Klebenow. Diana gives back to her community by teaching kids and adults needing life skills how to sew. We think it's terrific and we admire her generosity, so we wanted share her story in the hopes that it also inspires you! Read more »

Fix-it Friday: Shifty Shoulder Pads

By Craftsy
Have you ever returned from the dry cleaners with your newly cleaned tailored jacket only to discover that the shoulder pads shifted and bunched up inside the lining? Join me, Sewing Category Manager here at Craftsy, to learn some tips for securely attaching shoulder pads while still giving them the right amount of mobility. Read more »
party dress green blue floral

Social Media Tips for Indie Designers & Makers, Pt 4: Instagram

By Craftsy
Instagram tips for indie designersFor the final installment of our series on Social Media Tips for Indie Designers, we'll take a look at Instagram. Similar to Pinterest, Instagram is a good opportunity to visually represent your brand, your personality, and your taste, and color those photos with descriptions that help fans and followers feel a connection to your aesthetic. Should you be on Instagram? Read more »

Protect Your iPad in Style, Sew an iPad Case

By Craftsy
iPad WristletIn celebration of the release of the Craftsy app, we went looking for some great iPad accessories. We sure had our pick of fantastic projects! These iPad covers, cases, and accessories, all sewn by our very own Craftsy members are great examples of how you can adorn (and protect) your iPad with style and creativity! Read more »
trim corners to reduce bulk

Free Video Tip: How To Sew Perfect Corners

By Craftsy
How to sew perfect cornersLearn to create the perfect corners with this valuable tip from Linda Lee! She instructs the online Craftsy class, Sewing with Silks, and in this free video tip, she shows you a method for turning clean, tight corners so you can avoid sloppy, dog-eared messes. Read more »

Free Video Tip: How To Sew Perfect Hems

By Craftsy
How to sew perfect hems Even hems can be next to impossible to create unless you're using a reliable method. Here, Linda Lee (instructor of the online Craftsy class Sewing with Silks) demonstrates how to make precise, even hems with no trouble at all. Her trick is a lifesaver for anyone who makes their own clothes! It's quick, easy, and it works every time! Read more »

Trend Alert! Handmade Ornaments

By Stefanie Japel
Handmade Holiday OrnamentsHandmade ornaments are a wonderful way to decorate your tree with meaningful adornments. Whether sewn, knitted, or crocheted, they are beautiful, and they even make great gifts! Read more »

Create a Blind Hem Stitch With Your Home Machine

By Craftsy
How to do a blind hem stitchThis free video tip from Craftsy sewing instructor, Angela WOLF, shows you how to use the blind hem foot and blind hem stitch on your home sewing machine to create a flawless blind hem. Forget about having to get a blind hem machine! The one you already have will do just fine. Read more »