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People have all sorts of strong feelings about pins in sewing. Some swear by pin basting, and some don't ever use pins at all–to protect the fabric and save time. I prefer to take a softer stance, and I do whatever fits the project. But if you are going pin-free, pattern weights are an awesome…

Pattern Weights vs. Pins

People have all sorts of strong feelings about pins in sewing. Some swear by pin basting, and some don't ever use pins at all–to protect the fabric and save time. I prefer to take a softer stance, and I do whatever fits the project. But if you are going pin-free, pattern weights are an awesome…

Sew handbags/Laminated Fabric Sewing Tips/ Nancy Zieman

Sewing Tips with Laminated Fabric

Zipper tabs are functional, plus add a creative detail. Learn how to reduce a zipper and the anatomy of a nylon zipper on The Sewing Loft

Zipper Tabs & Anatomy 101

Zipper tabs are functional, plus add a creative detail. Learn how to reduce a zipper and the anatomy of a nylon zipper on The Sewing Loft

Improvised Weights: Tilly and the Buttons: Improvised Sewing Tools: Hints & Tips

Improvised Weights: Tilly and the Buttons: Improvised Sewing Tools: Hints & Tips

Just a little warning LOL You can get one of these here: http://www.etsy.com/listing/39644451/warning-leave-me-alone-im-sewing-sign?patternpile.com

The Ashling Knitted Tote - Knitting Felting and Embroidery Pattern

Just a little warning LOL You can get one of these here: http://www.etsy.com/listing/39644451/warning-leave-me-alone-im-sewing-sign?patternpile.com

awesome tips to resizing a sewing pattern so you can sew multiple sizes with only 1 pattern.

15 Tips to Resizing a Pattern

awesome tips to resizing a sewing pattern so you can sew multiple sizes with only 1 pattern.

How to sew a knit neckline binding // the Megan Nielsen way - enclosed edges & so sturdy!

How to sew a knit neckline binding // the Megan Nielsen method

How to sew a knit neckline binding // the Megan Nielsen way - enclosed edges & so sturdy!

Make a bias tape maker. Wow. This is far easier and more exact than the way I have done it.

Make a bias tape maker. Wow. This is far easier and more exact than the way I have done it.

"Standard Body Measurements & How to Create Your Own Size Chart" (from BASTE + GATHER)

Standard Body Measurements & How to Create Your Own Size Chart

"Standard Body Measurements & How to Create Your Own Size Chart" (from BASTE + GATHER)

Its amazing that this isn't taught in schools and how few people know how to read a tape measure/ruler so here you go

Its amazing that this isn't taught in schools and how few people know how to read a tape measure/ruler so here you go