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    Why you should give your rotary mat a bath

    Flourishing Palms: Rotary Mat Tip, and Smiles

    Learn the color coding on Schmetz sewing machine needles and never get your 90/14 stretch needle and your 70/10 microtex sharps needles confused again!

    A FREE Printable PDF Guide to Schmetz Sewing Machine Needles

    Cheater Binding! One of those tutorials that makes you say "duh, why didn't I think of that?".

    Over 100 Free Quilting Tutorials at

    info on using various sewing machine feet

    Foot of the Month - Feet with Guides - Hierloom Creations

    Seam Allowance Guide. use a magnet

    Giveaway: Seam Allowance Guide – CLOSED

    Great quality sewing tool comes in handy for ripping apart seams, taking out stitches, and whatever else. Designed not to roll. Has a loop for attaching to a ch

    Seam Ripper - Brass

    The difference between an universal needle, a quilting needle (sharp point) and a topstitch needle (big eye).

    Geta's Quilting Studio: Free Motion Quilting Tips II

    Preventing all the worst headaches in machine embroidery - stop shifting and gapping and bunching that can ruin your favorite projects. Tips and tricks to get your design to come out looking its best!

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    The Unbelievably FAST Way to Cut MILES of Bias Tape! - Bite Sized Biggie

    The Unbelievably FAST Way to Cut MILES of Bias Tape! - Bite Sized Biggie

    Why didn't I see this about a week ago before the hole in my jeans ripped clear across my leg???

    How to Fix a Hole in Your Jeans

    I have just completed my DIY diamond tufted headboard and it looks great! Following is a tutorial and recount of my emotional journey ;) that lead to the creation of a tufted headboard that is a fr...

    DIY Diamond Tufted Headboard using Pegboard

    Four ways to stitch leather goods. Photos: 1. Bifold leather wallet 2. Vertical card holder 3. iPhone 5 leather case 4. iPhone 4 sleeve case #wallet #cardholder

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    Leather Sewing Needles

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    Beginner's guide to leatherworking

    Collection of sewing tricks. Part 1


    Measurements for fitting pants.

    Measurements for Fitting Pants

    Adventures in Dressmaking: Essential blue jean mending method--Tutorial!

    Create / Enjoy: Essential blue jean mending method--Tutorial!

    How to Fix Holes in Jeans

    How to Fix Holes in Jeans

    How To: Mend jeans with holes in the thighs, the proper way. You can't even tell the patch is there after you sew over the hole in a grid fashion. Love it! I have 3 pairs of holey jeans I have been holding onto for years.

    Mending Jeans with Thigh Rub Holes

    Tutorial - Double Fold Binding by canoeridgecreations (If you can't do binding in your sleep this is about the BEST tutorial I've seen.)

    Canoe Ridge Creations: Double Fold Binding Tutorial :: Part One

    The easiest, most accurate way of all to make bias binding

    Bias Strips Tute, Method #3

    How to sew on leather, from Bernina

    How to Sew Leather

    I need to remember this. I have just tried it on my machine and am grinning like a Cheshire Cat. Why didn't I know this before?! Its so simple!

    Sincerest Form of Flattery guest: Erin from Sutton Grace

    Five ways to make everyone think you're a sewing pro, even if you're a sewing beginner. On the McCall Pattern Company blog.

    5 Ways To Make Everyone Think You're a Sewing Pro

    Yeah!! THE BEST EVER lace insertion tutorial! Lauren has made most attainable something that looks so hard!!! I have used this technique several times with fabulous results!! Thank you Lauren!!!

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