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Preventive Sewing-Machine Maintenance

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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

from The Sewing Loft

How to Measure Your Body

This measure your body worksheet from The Sewing Loft is the perfect way to keep track of key points of measure used when sewing garments. Print it out, measure your body and take it with you when purchasing your next pattern.

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20+ Easy DIY Gifts To Sew {This Christmas!}

20+ easy sewing tutorials will be just right for you! Nearly all include free PDF patterns, with directions and all! Simple. Clear. Easy to follow. Perfect beginner sewing tutorials with free patterns for making great Christmas gifts for friends and the entire family. Check them out!

from DIY House Hacks - One Crazy House

15 Sewing Tricks Your Grandma Should Have Showed You

Whether you're an experienced seamstress or a beginner just starting out, here are 15 sewing tricks you need to have in your arsenal.

from The Sewing Loft

How to Read a Sewing Pattern

Learn how to read a sewing pattern with these easy steps. Each part is broken down into simple terms. Don't waste your time, your fabric or your patience by making a mistake with your pattern before you even start. They can be confusing when you start out, so make sure to start out right when using a sewing pattern! The Sewing Loft