Linda Calvert

Linda Calvert

Yarraville.Australia
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No matter how good your vision is, threading a needle can still be difficult. ZJ Humbach shows you how to thread a needle with ease using different types of needle threaders. A basic wire threader, included in most sewing kits, as well as a floss threader allows you to slip the thread through a large loop rather than the small eye of the needle. ZJ Humbach’s favorite threader, soon to be yours too, is a larger threader, sometimes referred to as a “desk” threader that lets you thread a needle…

No matter how good your vision is, threading a needle can still be difficult. ZJ Humbach shows you how to thread a needle with ease using different types of needle threaders. A basic wire threader, included in most sewing kits, as well as a floss threader allows you to slip the thread through a large loop rather than the small eye of the needle. ZJ Humbach’s favorite threader, soon to be yours too, is a larger threader, sometimes referred to as a “desk” threader that lets you thread a needle…

Sewing tips and tricks you need to know

25 Sewing Hacks That Will Change Your Life- sewing tips and sewing tricks that will make sewing easier and save you loads of time! - Crafting Tips

If you’ve been sewing a while, or even if you’ve just recently started, you’ve probably got more than a few pieces of fabric lying around your sewing room. And while just one of those fabrics may not be enough to complete a project, combining multiple fabrics could get it done. Tara Rex shows you that it’s okay to mix-and-match sewing fabrics – even combining polka dots with stripes!

If you’ve been sewing a while, or even if you’ve just recently started, you’ve probably got more than a few pieces of fabric lying around your sewing room. And while just one of those fabrics may not be enough to complete a project, combining multiple fabrics could get it done. Tara Rex shows you that it’s okay to mix-and-match sewing fabrics – even combining polka dots with stripes!

Kair Bjordahl will help you get started making a garment on the bias, adding bias strips to a project, or binding a project using bias binding. She introduces you to her three steps to learning about the basics of grain, shows how to cut out a pattern piece on the bias, and even showcases some cool garments that will inspire you to get started.

Kair Bjordahl will help you get started making a garment on the bias, adding bias strips to a project, or binding a project using bias binding. She introduces you to her three steps to learning about the basics of grain, shows how to cut out a pattern piece on the bias, and even showcases some cool garments that will inspire you to get started.

Finding the straight grain of fabric is important to do before beginning a project. ZJ Humbach shares several tips for finding the straight of grain in different fabrics. There are several area of fabric that are important to be familiar with. When you purchase fabric off of a bolt there will be a folded edge, two raw edges where it has been cut and a selvage edge. The selvage of a fabric contains information about the fabric, including designer and colors used in a print. All woven fabric…

Finding the straight grain of fabric is important to do before beginning a project. ZJ Humbach shares several tips for finding the straight of grain in different fabrics. There are several area of fabric that are important to be familiar with. When you purchase fabric off of a bolt there will be a folded edge, two raw edges where it has been cut and a selvage edge. The selvage of a fabric contains information about the fabric, including designer and colors used in a print. All woven fabric…

Adorable unicorn birthday card with CTMH Little Dreamer papers, and Little Dreamer Cardmaking stamp set with matching Thin Cuts dies. by Vicki Wizniuk

Even though I don't currently have any little girls in my life, I just simply had to get Little Dreamer! I used the Little Dreamer Car.

CTMH Cards

Okay, so this card uses up the last of my leftover piece of random stamped cardstock. It turned out very nicely.

When buying a new sewing machine, you may decide to take classes on how to use that machine. However, if you purchase your machine on the internet or from a private seller, you may not have that option. In this video, ZJ Humbach shares some basic tips on how to use a sewing machine and how you can get started with a new machine.

When buying a new sewing machine, you may decide to take classes on how to use that machine. However, if you purchase your machine on the internet or from a private seller, you may not have that option. In this video, ZJ Humbach shares some basic tips on how to use a sewing machine and how you can get started with a new machine.

ÖBB 1116 232-8 Spanien, Traktion Innsbruck | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

ÖBB 1116 232-8 Spanien, Traktion Innsbruck | Flickr - Photo Sharing!