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Top Tips for being Prepared for SewingTop Tips for being Prepared for Sewing

1. Be prepared

Gather and purchase all of the supplies necessary to complete your sewing or craft project ahead of time. Having to stop in the middle of the project in order to run out and get a forgotten essential item is time consuming and irritating.

2. Check the threading of your sewing machine

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How to make a pattern from an original garmentHow to make a pattern from an original garment

This tutorial is for people who have a garment they’d love to reproduce as closely as possible. We’ve all had a favorite dress or blouse that fit us just right, haven’t we? We wear it for years until it is almost worn out, and then we mourn the fact that we can’t buy a replacement, […]

How to remove oil stains from clothingHow to remove oil stains from clothing

How to remove oil stains from clothing? Yikes! Whether it’s make-up remover, Italian salad dressing or motor oil, if you’ve come to the end of your rope trying to remove and oil stain from your fabric, try this method out.

Step 1: Pre-treat the article of clothing by laying it flat and covering the area […]

How to Replace a Button

Most buttons can be sewn with general-purpose thread. Buttons should be sewn on loosely to allow for the overlapping garment layer containing the buttonholes. Buttons sewn too tightly will make the button difficult to close. Sew-through buttons usually have two or four holes through which the button is sewn to the garment. Shank […]

How to Stitch a Sewing PatternHow to Stitch a Sewing Pattern

Keep these guidelines in mind whenever you construct a garment from a sewing pattern or take on any sewing project.

Things You’ll Need:

* Seam Roll * Sewing Patterns * Tailor’s Hams * Dressmaker Pins * Ironing Boards * Irons * Sewing Notions * Plastic Bags * Plastic Containers * Scissors * Highlighter Pens

Step1 […]