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Hand sewing basics

Basic hand sewing stitches -one of my goals this year is to learn how to sew. (starting with the most basic of basics)

25 Things to Do with Old Jeans

25 Things to Do With Old Jeans

DIY: 25 Things to Do with Old Jeans - tutorials & patterns for some of the projects gifts

Everyone has a duffel, but not everyone has a gorgeous duffel. Now you can sew up your own custom travel bag with this pdf pattern by StudioCherie!

Studio Cherie's Quilted Travel Duffel - PDF Sewing Pattern

Pattern for a lovely duffel bag! Everyone has a duffle, but not everyone has a gorgeous duffle. Now you can sew up your own custom travel bag with this pdf pattern by StudioCherie!

sewing new hem

Lazy Hem How-To

Lazy hem how-to. This is good: preserve the old cuff in a super easy hem method, great for jeans and similar type pants where you don't want to just cut off the bottoms.

Sewing machine maintenance

Preventive Sewing-Machine Maintenance

Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. Learn how to keep your machine in tiptop shape with only a few simple supplies & a few minutes of attention daily, weekly or monthly—depending on how much you sew

Sewing Machine Feet Storage DIY @ sew-whats-new.com. This will save time and keep the feet in one place. Great idea!

Sewing Machine Feet Storage - Sew, What's New? Sewing Machine Feet Storage DIY I'm always looking at my book to see what presser foot to use. This will save tine and keep the feet in one place.

Love this idea of using a mug tree to store scissors!

A mug tree for scissors and rotary cutters. (via Sew Many Ways…: Tool Time Tuesday…Moved to Wednesday, But…)

Simplesmente Fascinante: Saia do convencional....

Spider button, spider button, fastens whatever a spider button can.

Cleaning ~ Moisturizing the Rotary Cutting Mat by Flourishing Palms

Flourishing Palms: Rotary Mat Tip, and Smiles.It is recommended that you soak your mat from time to time. Your self healing mat loves moisture.

DIY: wool poncho

Wool Poncho DIY I made one like this. It is warm and cozy with double fabric thickness at center front and back.

Awesome sewing tutorials for those of us who like to think we can sew. This whole website is full of them!

pinking finished seams

Prevent your seams from fraying by pinking the edges. Pinking finished seams means making a zig-zag cut along the edges. Sewing a hem is much easier with scalloped edges!

Zipper tabs are functional, plus add a creative detail. Learn how to reduce a zipper and the anatomy of a nylon zipper on The Sewing Loft

Zipper Tabs & Anatomy 101

How to create Zipper tabs! Zipper tabs are functional, plus add a creative detail. Learn how to reduce a zipper and the anatomy of a nylon zipper on The Sewing Loft

Protect hands and furniture from hot soup, chili, and oatmeal with a soup bowl cozy that’s as cute as it is functional! They’re fast and easy to make, which makes them ideal handmade gi…

SOUP BOWL COZY - Protect hands and furniture from hot soup, chili, and oatmeal with a soup bowl cozy that’s as cute as it is functional! They’re fast and easy to make, which makes them ideal handmade gi…