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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.

This is a really good idea! Sew a patterned fabric onto your towels!

This is a really good idea! Sew a patterned fabric onto your towels! Guest towels This is a really good idea! Sew a patterned fabric onto your towels!

Who knew it was so easy to make ruffles with t-shirt fabric? |Twigg studios: chevron ruffled cushion

Because t-shirt fabric is stretchy, it is really easy to make ruffles. You need to stretch the fabric out at the sides while pushing forward at the same time, This creates the perfect t-shirt fabric ruffles without having to mess around pulling threads.

Cardboard Hem Pressing Guide: marking hems and ironing are my least favorite parts of sewing... this would help! I need to do this! ~*~

Cardboard Hem Pressing Guide: marking hems and ironing are my least favorite parts of sewing. this would help! I need to do this!what a great idea!

yessss, understanding thread tension - where have you been all my life?

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.

How to Create Elastic Shirring - using your sewing machine and elastic thread. From CraftStylish

How to Create Elastic Shirring

Great tutorial for shirring. - You've seen elastic shirring on shirts and dresses in stores, but did you know you can do it yourself? The trick is to use elastic thread in the BOBBIN.

using the hemming foot. Fantastic tutorial

Mastering the Narrow Hemmer, Part Two

Mastering the narrow hemmer foot - I love this little gem! She& a finicky little cuss, but when we work together. it& magical. :D

How to Take in only PART of your pants - includes fixing saggy in the butt and waist gap

I got 99 problems but saggy butt in my jeans ain't one. How to Take in only PART of your pants - includes fixing saggy in the butt and waist gap

Transparent Tape on your presser foot helps prevent tulle snags and other tulle tips - Melly Sews

How to Sew Tulle

How to sew Tulle! Transparent Tape on your presser foot helps prevent tulle snags - Melly Sews

how to use various feet

Tutorials General sewing Pattern alterations Interfacing tips and tricks Use of special sewing feet

Which fleece is which? Your quick start guide to fleece. by  www.fleecefun.com

Which fleece is which? Your quick start guide to fleece.

I didn't know there were so many different types of fleece! And she has links to a ton of FREE fleece patterns. Love this sewing site! = This article has links to patterns to fleece scarves, hat, mittens, etc.

Heres the easiest possible way to sew elastic to a waistline. The bonus is that this technique skips the tell-tale topstitching so your skirts or pants dont look, should I say, ol fashion!

The Absolute Easiest Way to Sew Elastic to a Waistline

Here's the easiest possible way to sew elastic to a waistline. The bonus is that this technique skips the tell-tale top stitching so your skirts or pants don't look, should I say, ol' fashion!

Brilliant idea! Perfect for having next to sewing machine. Small and compact use of space, too

Why didn't I think of that?tv-tray ironing board: Perfect for having next to sewing machine. Great for a dorm room!

Hobby Lobby Project - Pillow Piping 101  .......  click the "view/print" link and it'll take you to the PDF

Heidi Swapp Minc Foil Applicator Machine

PDF step-by-step instructions to sew a houseful of perfectly piped designer pillows!