How to Hem and Hemming Techniques

Before you start a hemming project, consider these tips:

* Before hemming a skirt, dress, or pants, let the garment hang for a day on a hanger to allow the fabric to settle. * You can often steam out small puckers at the top edge of a hem. Don’t redo a slightly puckered hem until […]

Restoring old blocks and quilts

I’m sure all of you have a favourite or hand me down quilt with a few marks on it. Perhaps there are pen marks, dirt or even worse. Here are a few helpful tips to get your cherished treasure looking as good as new – or as close to new as possible.

To restore old […]