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Sewing tips and tricks you need to know
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Sewing tips and tricks you need to know

Sewing Tips for Professional Results - On Sutton Place
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Sewing Tips: How to Sew Like a Pro - On Sutton Place

Have you ever wondered how to sew like a pro? Get my top sewing tips that anyone can use when sewing home decor or personal items.

This easy little secret makes it so it's not frustrating or hard to hem curved or rounded edges like on circle skirts, necklines, or rounded corners. They lay perfectly flat too!
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How to Hem a Circle Skirt 2 Ways • Mabey She Made It

Learn how to hem a circle skirt (or any other curved edge like necklines). Hemming a circle skirt is easy with this secret to help you avoid frustration.

SEWING TIPS ~ Lace Insertion and other tips by Creations by Michie'

Lace Insertion

Stitching lace insertion to fabric is the first technique that we learn when I teach heirloom sewing by machine. This is not a strong application of lace and best used on collars, yokes, or sleeves. Lace insertion is the lace that is straight on both edges. If one side of the lace feels rougher than the other, this is the wrong side of the lace. I have used a contrasting color thread for the photos. Use a fine machine thread that matches the lace and a 60/8 size machine needle. Starch and…

How to add a laser to your sewing machine: Have you seen the new and fancy sewing machines that come with a built-in laser beam? You can use the laser to line up what you're sewing before it gets to the needle. It's extremely helpful for quilting straight lines or sewing half-square triangles without drawing the lines. But what to do if you don't have a new and fancy sewing machine??
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PDF Exploding Heart Quilt Pattern Digital Download fat | Etsy

What makes your heart burst with joy? Capture the feeling with the Exploding Heart quilt! This advanced beginner pattern makes a large 72” x 72” throw quilt and is fat quarter and fabric cutter friendly. This listing is for a digital (PDF) version of the pattern only. The pattern is also available as a printed booklet here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/836168813/. The following is included in this detailed 12 page pattern: ★ Measurements/requirements for a 72" x 72" throw quilt ★ Color…

Learn how to use Freezer Paper to make custom printed t-shirts, tote bags and more.
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The Best Sewing Tips and Tricks

Learn how to use Freezer Paper to make custom printed t-shirts, tote bags and more.

15 Sewing Tricks Your Grandma Should Have Taught You
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15 Sewing Tips And Tricks Your Grandma Should Have Showed You

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

The easiest way to sew a zipper into a pillow!  No skills required!!

DIY Leather Pillow Tutorial & How To Sew A Zippered Pillow Cover (The EASY Way!) • Vintage Revivals

These leather pillows are one of my favorite projects to date. There is just something so satisfying about taking an unwanted item that was destined for the thrift store and/or dump, and turning it into that perfect something that youRead More

Sew Like A Pro: Top 5 Tips! | A helpful guide with 5 great sewing tips that will not only help you sew better and streamline the process. Easy explanations with photos. This is a must read for beginners as well as anyone who wants to take their sewing to the next level! (Sponsored)
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Sewing something by hand has been around since the beginning of time. For centuries, it was part of every-day life. With the invention of the American sewing machine in 1846, all that changed. "Ready made"...

7 sewing Tips and Tricks, great read especially if you are a new seamstress, or learning how to sew.
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The Best Sewing Tips and Tricks

7 sewing Tips and Tricks, great read especially if you are a new seamstress, or learning how to sew.

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Plus-Size Sewing: Everything You Need to Know - Seams And Scissors

As a curvy gal, I know all too well how hard it can be to find clothes that fit and don’t just look like I’m wearing a bag. The truth is that women come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, and it’s hard for the big clothing brands to make a garment that would […]

Sewing Hacks | Best Tips and Tricks for Sewing Projects

Sewing Hacks | Best Tips and Tricks for Sewing Patterns, Projects, Machines, Hand Sewn Items. Clever Ideas for Beginners and Even Experts

Many ways to sew on a button
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Many Ways to Sew on a Button

Helen discovers all the many ways to sew on a button and she shares her designs with you! This is great for sewing craft projects!

How to Finish Seams with no Serger : 6 Easy Seam Finishes
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Learn 6 best seam finishes for beautiful sewing inside and out. Neatly finishing your seams makes your sewing look professional and keeps it from fraying.

sewing 101// make your own laminate fabric + tips for sewing with laminates
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sewing 101// make your own laminate fabric + tips for sewing with laminates - see kate sew

make your own laminate fabric

15 Bad Sewing Habits You Need to Quit Doing
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15 Bad Sewing Habits You Need to Quit Doing

Bad sewing habits. We all have them. I compiled a list of 15 bad sewing habits that you need to quit doing. Some of them I never commit. Some I am super guilty of doing all the time. How will you stack up?