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    The Slipstitch by Historical Sewing. (Use for hems, etc.) This lady's entire site is AMAZING!!!

    This lady is amazing!

    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!

    a tensioning trick you may not know (this is good to know ... my grandma showed me to check this but I had no idea what I was checking, or how to fix it if it's not right!) sewing #tips #tension ≈√

    Another pinner wrote--Just used this tutorial - Took less than 5 min to save a pair of pants that I was about to throw away. Tutorial: How to Fix a Broken Zipper

    Susie's Magic Binding- OMG!!! A hidden way to machine stitch the entire binding and no reason to feel guilt for not hand stitching it. Plus that little extra bit of color is great.

    Sewing w/Sponges and other clever tips you don't want to miss.

    Worked AMAZING! Invisible Closing Seam ~ A tutorial

    Such an unusual stitch. Great tutorials on this site...maybe some day I'll try it.

    How to shorten jeans while keeping the original hem.

    How to ladder stitch a stuffing hole closed to give a smooth and neat finish.

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

    Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Sewing

    Basic Hand Sewing. Includes tips for threading a needle, waxing your thread, and using a thimble. Plus, a variety of stitches (buttonhole, blind-hem, overcasting, catch-stitch, etc.)

    * magnetic strip to hold your bobbins* 10 Helpful Tips for the Home | Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}


    sew a round hem

    Beach Bag sewing pattern

    43 Amazingly simple but genius ideas to use and reuse stuff. -Love the magnetic Scrabble board idea.