cutting a circle skirt into degrees shapes the folds of the skirt. Circle skirt, a skirt cut in sections to make one or more circles with a hole for the waist, so the skirt is very full but hangs smoothly from the waist without darts, pleats, or gathers

Hand Embroidery: Lettering and Text 4: Stem Stitch

Tutorial For Hand Stitching Cursive . stem stitch is a beautiful rope-like hand embroidery stitch that works great for writing with a needle & thread. There are two real difficulties with stem stitch: stitch direction & curves .

Sewing Machine Needles & How to Choose Them

"How to Choose Sewing Machine Needles" (from Sew, Mama, it yourself gifts made gifts handmade gifts gifts

Continuous Bias Tape Tutorial

How to Hand-Sew a Buttonhole

How to sew a button hole by hand, tutorial by Cal Patch via craftstylish. Handy, since my machine refuses to do button holes.

What a great tutorial on zipper pockets. Considering that the first thing I sewed in my Beginning Sewing class was a concealed zipper, I didn't know what I was doing, royally screwed it up, and will need this if I ever want to do it again.

A visual glossary of Skirt types [Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular Fashion Infographics of

Easy Applique Pillow

Easy Applique Pillow A simple tulip applique transforms a plain pillow into a showpiece. Here's a step-by-step guide to adding layers of beauty with hand-stitched applique. Get instructions for this pillow.

Understanding Thread Tension on Your Sewing Machine

Understanding Thread Tension: Tension devices and proper threading ~ VERY helpful. Learn how to use the tension devices on your sewing machine and how to thread for proper tension.