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Blogs by Darlene Cahill

Darlene Cahill

Darlene Cahill

The "Secret" to taming your Serger!

Here's a tutorial on how to repair a coat zipper, adding a new glider. Instructions from the Zipper Lady who has repaired over 1300 zippers.

DIY sewing tutorial for little girl's summer nightgown- easy and so cute! Nice change using straps on a pillowcase dress too!!!


Free Women's Nightgown Patterns - Save money and sew your own nightgowns with these free DIY Nightgown Patterns and Tutorials.


I'm making on of these!!! Pin cushion to wrap around the sewing machine. Genius!

great pics: Sewing 101 - tutorials on basic techniques like piping, bias, ruffles, zippers, etc.

How to sew your own leggings

Fleece Hat Tutorial by ~clearkid on deviantART

Bubble dress: patterns and tutorial

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.

Sewing Mama RaeAnna: Serger Setting Cheat Sheet

Create this decorative frilly apron in ten simple steps! Sew Simple!

Learn to Sew with these easy, free online lessons! #sew

The Internet has chosen the 10 best Serges. Various types of thread sergers exist today, so we at Comparaboo have put together this shopping guide to get you serging in no time! http://www.comparaboo.com/sergers?origin=googled2

ruffled clover dress

the best instructions i've found for how to bind a quilt.. i need this for the all the quilts i haven't finished!!