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Sewing Tips & Tricks

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Sewing Tips & Tricks

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Accordion Pocket

diy cloth napkins, how to make cloth napkins, sewing napkins, homemade napkin ring ideas, how to sew mitered corners

Steps for using chalk paint on fabric - includes a full tutorial!

Painted Upholstered Chair using Chalky Finish Paint -

Mitered Corners Tutorial

Tie Dye Diva Patterns

Green Floral Print Tassel Mid-rise Elastic Waist Shorts - Shorts - Bottoms

Green Floral Print Tassel Mid-rise Elastic Waist Shorts

Tutorial. I really like the look of scalloped piping. And it is very easy to make, not to mention quick and pretty inexpensive. I thought others may enjoy making their own scalloped I created this tutorial. All you need is fabric and a sewing machine...

GENIOUS! This method uses freezer paper to trace the pattern and then u IRON IT ONTO YOUR FABRIC and cut the fabric piece. Freezer paper just peels right off and is...get this...REUSABLE!!! oH mY

Using Freezer Paper to cut out patterns {a tutorial}

Hong Kong Binding Seam Finish

Corduroy - Threads

Make your own baker's twine. Use two colours of stranded embroidery thread, preferably white and another colour. Cut off about two metres of each colour and tie the ends securely to something stable. Thin a little craft glue with water and, as you twist the threads together, paint a little glue on the twisted part. Leave to dry and there you have your baker’s twine!

GOOD IDEA: Place a coffee filter at the bottom of a plant pot, over the drainage holes, to prevent the potting soil from spilling out when you water the plant. The soil will remain in the pot and the excess water will go through the filter.

color blocking

Cheat Sheets for the Sewing Crafter - simply print, and display near your sewing machine for easy access to sewing tips!

Cheat Sheets for the Sewing Crafter - UCreate

This is such a cute idea for little girls jeans when they get too short but still fit the waist! Casey has this problem!

Crafty Critique: Tutorial: Knot No-Hem Capri Pants

Serger Pepper - Serger Stitches 101 Cheat Sheet Never Ever Without It! Your New Must Have! Easy, Complete and Time Saver! All you need to know to better use your serger! on

Have you ever taken a look at your sewing machine and the stitches available to be used and wondered what on Earth all those stitches do? Me too. Machines vary in which stitches they offer.

Understanding Sewing Machine Stitches - Crazy Little Projects

20 ways to make clothes last another season! Pants, dresses, jackets, shirts and more!

20 ways to make clothes last longer - Andrea's Notebook

Insertion seams tutorial - technique in which the edges of two pieces of fabric are joined with an embroidery stitch, leaving a slight gap and creating a lacy effect

Serger guide

Introduction to Sergers | Sew4Home

scallop hem using freezer paper, an awesome tutorial.

Quick Tip: Easily Sewing on Buttons by Hand by cutie pie and me

Using sewing machine's overlock stitch in place of a serger!

Tutorial: Ginger Waistband with Flat Piping  |  Coletterie

Tutorial: Ginger Waistband with Flat Piping | Coletterie

how to avoid "the pooch" on your pouch

Hem denim Keep the Factory edge!/nice...THIS is the BEST way I have ever seen to shorten jeans and keep the factory hem..I saw it dine on tv..but these written directions help even more !!!!!

Perfect for kids--doing this with Grace this summer! Learn to sew and use your sewing machine with these Sewing Machine Practice Sheets.

Sewing machine practice sheets - So Sew Easy