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How to Choose a Sewing Pattern for Your Shape

One of the benefits of sewing your own garments is being able to choose design elements that will flatter your shape. These guidelines will come in handy when you’re choosing off-the-rack garments as well. Instructions

* STEP 1: Assess your shape honestly and decide which areas of your body you would like to emphasize. Similarly, […]

How To Choose a Sewing Machine

You have finally come to the conclusion that you need or want a sewing machine. Now, what is on the market and how do you make the right decision?

There are many brands of machines out there and everyone boasts different features. Some machines appeal to quilters, others want you to embroider everything including the […]

How To Sew A Blind Hem Stitch

by: Jennifer Thoden

A blind stitch is a terrific stitch to learn for hemming just about anything… when you don’t want stitching to show through on the face of your fabric. A blind hem stitch consists of 3 straight stitches in a row and then one zig-zag stitch. The idea is to have the straight […]