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HEM CLIPS. Measure and hold hemming projects without pins! Smooth, stainless steel clips slide onto fabric and hold hem in place while you sew or baste. Built-in measure assures straight, accurate hemlines every time, without tedious pinning (or pricked fingers!). Ideal for skirts, dresses, drapes. $9.98/set of 12


Make Crisp, Even Hems

Try this foolproof trick for making crisp, even hems.


Mark even hems with string

Mark even hems with string - Threads

step by step how to crochet - I know all this, but she breaks it down so well I thought I'd pin for when I try to teach people!.

OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!! Transfer any image to anything (fabric and wood) using this process. Can you imagine the possibilities? I MUST REMEMBER THIS!

How to Sharpen Your Rotary Cutter Blade. You simply fold a piece of foil a few times and just slice away with your blunt dull rotary cutter, pausing a few times to test it out on your fabric scraps till it starts slicing away your fabric too! You will end up an almost new rotary cutter!

A long pincushion attached to a quilted mat that goes under the sewing machine. Quiets the noise and shaking, and gives you a handy place for pins.

60 Homemade Presents-Baby Shower. Have seen and probably pinned several of these but now they're in one place :)

Easy way to tie two pieces of fabric together without the obnoxious knot. two slits is all you need...


Hemming Very Stretchy Fabric...

Hemming VERY stretchy fabrics - testing various techniques to see which worked best ~ Threading My Way. The best result was with a walking foot, using a regular stretch needle and a zig zag stitch with a width of 1 and a length of 3.5. None of these tests have been steamed and they have all been done with the presser foot pressure reduce to 22. (This will be a machine specific setting.)

DIY Video Tutorial - create a Crafters Tool Caddy to keep supplies easily accessible during crafting projects and off your working space, so easy!