5 Tips For Using Slipcovers

Using slipcovers is a really versatile option when it comes to altering the appearance of a room. Not only can slipcovers transform tired looking furniture in minutes, they are inexpensive to buy, so you can afford to play around with changing your d├ęcor whenever the mood takes you. If you like the idea of […]

Stain Guide for Washable Fabrics

Whenever possible, one should always try to treat stains promptly. Fresh stains are easier to remove than old ones. If the stain is on a non-washable fabric, take it to the dry cleaner as soon as possible and describe the nature of the stain and the fiber content of the garment. Read carefully and […]

Before You Buy a Sewing Machine

A sewing machine is probably the largest investment you will make in any of your sewing tools. Making an informed decision will allow you to buy a machine to meet your needs and save you hours of frustration. Sewing is fun when the machine works with you to create anything you want. Know Your Spending […]

How To Sew A Baby Receiving Blanket

All babies need blankets! Here are directions to make your own for a special gift, or to save money at the store.

Here’s How:

1. You will need: 1 yard of flannel or soft washable fabric, thread and a sewing machine or serger. 2. Preshrink your fabric. 3. Trim the salvages off of the fabric. […]

How to Hem Pants: Hemming Pants

If we were all the same height and shape pant hems would all be perfect. Since we aren’t, pants usually need hem adjustments. Follow every step and you will have a hem that is professionally done.

1) Remove an existing hem if there is one. Press to remove any creases from the previous hem.

2) […]