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hand sewing stitches | Good reminder - and decoration to frame for craft room wall. -- Create this as a piece of embroidery and frame for library wall. Take small pieces of fabric and recreate each instruction set. Put on painted canvas, even!

Seriously one of the best sites for couture sewing tutorials!! Excellent step-by-step instructions on all sorts of alterations....


Make Crisp, Even Hems

Make Crisp, Even Hems ~ Love this! All those years measuring and pinning!!!

By making two marks on the side of your thumb, and moving your thumb along as you work, you have a built in gauge for exact stitch length, without marking up your fabric!

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How to sew a perfect baby hem

How to sew a perfect narrow hem - the trick!


Try These Techniques for Perfectly Beautiful Seams

seam techniques... we do this a lot with our historical clothing.. especially the undergarments. I really like the finished seam next to my skin... and it looks so clean and neat!


Hemming Jeans the easy way

Hemming jeans the easy way; (finally, a smarter way)