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To shorten jeans and keep the original hemming..ingenious!

Hem jeans, keeping original hem. Top stitch after step shown in photo to keep the hem from flipping up.

Messenger Bag Tutorial... Love the belt strap.

Cold Hands Warm Heart: Braided Belt Messenger Bag Tutorial (I really need to learn how to sew.

How to finish the edges on anything sheer. Best tutorial ever for finishing fine seams

Sewing with gauze BCN - UNIQUE designer patterns: Tejidos transparentes (Tutorial costura).

Tension tips - I've been looking for this all my life, I think :) - This will be so helpful! I have just always called Elizabeth! Thankfully she pinned it too - *smile*

20+ Easy Sewing Tips and Tricks You're Going to Love

When a “bird’s nest” of thread appears … the likely culprit is your upper thread tension. If loops appear on the underside of the fabric, the upper thread tension may be too loose. If knots appear on top of the fabric, the upper tension may be too tight.

The Pretty Poppy: How to hem jeans using the original hem..the best way!!

The Pretty Poppy: How to hem jeans using the original hem. ** This more involved than other methods I've found but it's the closest thing to the original hem.

Easy way to gather/ruffle. Wish I had known this a long time ago! Brilliant!

How to EASILY gather & ruffle fabric. (Tutorial) This method uses the large zig-zag setting on your sewing machine & cotton crochet thread to gather the ruffle.