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Sew Amazing

Sew Amazing

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Before there were sergers, sewists knew how to Finish Seams without a Serger. Learn their secrets and master How to Finish Seams. The Seasoned Homemaker.

Finish Seams without a Serger // How to Finish Seams

my thread supply is a disaster. I really should make something like this that can hang over the door of the sewing closet.

DIY tote bag (shows how to make the pattern and straps better than some of the other tutorials I've seen)

DIY tote bag - megan nielsen design diary

Sewing Machine Pin Cushion. CLEVER!

Sewing Machine Pin Cushion

Here's the problem, as you get fatter your shirts get shorter! Darned things, anyway! So, make one of these cute hip cover ups to add length and layering effect. Voila

"hip" cover up for girls | Little Birdie Secrets

Woodland Owl baby quilt of flannel and cotton in earthy sage green, chocolate brown, deep eggplant/purple with tree branch

These are not my colors, but, this Chevron Quilt Tutorial is SO CLEVER -- it's all strips with straight seams! Very easy pattern / method from The Little Fabric Blog..

The Little Fabric Blog: Halloween Chevron Quilt Tutorial

A Guide to How to Buy Fabric: Understanding different types and how to find your way around the fabric store

Learn to Sew Series-How to Buy Fabric - Crazy Little Projects

reusable sandwich bags! I love it! (because we spend ALOT of money on ziploc baggies)

Jeans to a skirt


Seam Finishes without a Serger by The Seasoned Homemaker

Summer idea!

I know this is a quilt and NOT crochet but it is crochet inspiration. I think a granny square afghan made like this would be really cool and actually pretty easy to do.

How to Make Your Own Piping

Love the quilting on this! Check out the back of the quilt by the link.

Rag Quilt Patterns Free | ... Childrens Rag Quilt Patterns Dinosaur Turtle Caterpillar Free Ship

Instantly add seam allowances to patterns. So simple, so clever.

Sewing Dictionary: Basic Sewing Terms Defined (with pictures to help!)

DIY Infinity Scarf; Pro: easy to follow directions, took about 5 mins to do, great for a beginner. Con: can't think of any. Tip: depending on your fabric, you may have to iron the connecting sections before you go on to step 5.

Custom Tree Carving Wall Quilt

An "ahhhh" moment... this is how to shorten garments while keeping the original hem. I'm gonna try with jeans

Reusable snack bag tutorial

DIY makeup bag (yet another fat quarter project, i think i need to stop pinning and start sewing cause I got a lot of fat quarters and a lot of projects)

Steel Wool Stuffed Pincushion - Always have sharp pins! Brilliant!