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Crazy Little Projectsfrom Crazy Little Projects

Understanding Sewing Machine Stitches

This is a really useful explanation...".Understanding Sewing Machine Stitches"...it will save you a lot of headaches and make learning to sew a little less confusing.

If you don't have a ruffler: The easiest way to make a ruffle! highest tension + longest stitch = automatic ruffle

the trick to making sure your second row of stitching catches the back bias edge is all about the first stitching line and not the bias inself..

Great tutorial on how to bind your quilt with the sewing machine using a flat fell foot to keep the binding and stitching even on front/back. Great concept for those of us who do not have the patience to do all that hand sewing!

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Use a Machine Stitch as a Perfect Guide for Hand Sewing

Use a machine stitch as a perfect guide for hand sewing, then pull out the machine stitched threads ~

Sewing School- Welcome to the Sewing School! I get a lot of emails and comments asking about how to do certain sewing related things and where to find old posts on my blog and so in an effort to consolidate the tutorials and sewing advice you find here on A Fashionable Stitch, I’ve made up this handy dandy Table of Contents page to navigate you through what’s available here.

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Yo-Yos and Couching: Two Easy-to-Do Embellishment Techniques

Couching is simply sewing a heavy thread in place with a finer thread. Its a retro technique, too, that was originally done by hand, but it works beautifully by machine as well. I use a zigzag stitch to secure the heavy thread in place. And, if you have a cording foot— the foot guides the thread as you sew.

Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}from Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}

Shortcut Ruffling Technique and Faux Rolled Hem Method

Make ruffled strips without tedious gathering!

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3 Common Sewing Machine Problems (and How to Fix Them)

3 Common Sewing Machine Problems (and How to Fix Them) Bunching thread? Breaking needles? Skipping stitches? It happens to the best of us.