Guide to Mastering Different Stitches [Infographic]
Keeping track of all of the different stitch functions on your sewing machine can seem overwhelming, but with our free Guide to Mastering Different Stitches, you won't ever have to worry about not knowing the difference between a blend hem and a blind hem. This free printable guide to machine stitches is perfect for beginners, and lists basic stitches, as well as satin, buttonhole, and edge stitches. This beginner sewing guide is an excellent choice for your teen or tween who is just…
Sewing Machine Presser Feet - a handy printable guide! — SewCanShe | Free Sewing Patterns and Tutorials
You sewing machine's presser foot holds the fabric down against the feed dogs, but did you know that changing your presser foot can help your sewing machine achieve amazing things? Here's a handy guide to most of the most common sewing machine presser feet...
The Best Kept Secret on Your Sewing Machine
Have you ever had silk charmeuse and chiffon slither away from you, oblivious of the feed dog traction, or struggled to sew a bulky denim or wool seam? I know a sewing machine technique tip that will change your life. There is a little known option for the sewing machine's presser foot that will make all of your struggles with challenging fabrics go much easier. It's the tension knob for the presser foot. The knob is usually found on the left side of the machine. If you are facing your…
How to hem with bias tape - Easy and fast! - Cucicucicoo
Do you hate measuring, pinning and ironing every time you sew a hem? Check out this wonderfully simple and quick alternative! Learn how to hem with bias tape to save time and frustration! www.cucicucicoo.com
How to Sew A Pillow & Sewing Perfect Corners
Nicole LaFoille teaches you how to sew a pillow, discusses different types of pillows and shows you how to perfect the corners. You can make a knife edge pillow by stitching two fabric panels together along the edge, and a box edge pillow by joining a front and back panel with a continuous side panel strip.
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Couching is simply sewing a heavy thread in place with a finer thread. Its a retro technique, too, that was originally done by hand, but it works beautifully by machine as well. I use a zigzag stitch to secure the heavy thread in place. And, if you have a cording foot— the foot guides the thread as you sew.:
T-Shirt Neckline Twill Tape Tutorial – Paper Dahl
Do you ever feel like your handmade clothes are just missing that certain something that higher-end, ready-to-wear clothes always have? Maybe I'm the only emotional dresser, but for me, it's oftentimes little Anthropologie-esque details that determine whether or not a handmade garment makes it into