Archive of ‘How To Sew (Learning Center)’ category

How To Clean Your Sewing Machine

How To Clean Your Sewing Machine

I found this great tutorial on how to clean your sewing machine at Sew 4 Home. My machine is super dusty… and I needed a refresher on how to REALLY clean it. This tutorial provides lots of clear photos and excellent tips for getting your sewing machine in tip top shape. I also found an […] Read more…

9 of the Best Bias Binding Tutorials

9 Of The Best Bias Binding Tutorials: Learn To Cut, Make and Sew Custom Bias Binding

Making your own custom bias binding is almost a requirement for most sewing projects. Sure, you can buy pre-made binding… but sewing projects always look nicer when you make your own binding from coordinating fabric. Right? Now, I’m not gonna lie… making your own bias binding is a bit tedious. EASY. But still a little […] Read more…

23 sewing tips how to sew sheer fabric

23 Tips On How To Sew Sheer Fabric

Sewing sheer fabric can be tricky… that’s an understatement! The fabric slips… gets caught in our throat plate… creases up… yikes! But there’s no denying the beauty of sheer fabric… and if your sewing project requires it… well then… you gotta learn how to sew it. I admit… I avoided sewing sheer fabric for a […] Read more…

How To Gather Fabric

Sewing Tip: How To Gather Fabric

I’ve used this fabric gathering method many many times… and Marissa from http://www.raegunramblings.com does a terrific job of showing how to gather fabric with photos and explanations. This fabric gathering technique is perfect for creating ruffles on curtains and clothes. Keep in mind that this sewing technique is in place of the ruffle presser foot. The […] Read more…

Paper Backed Fusible Web – a review

Fusible web is a material that creates a permanent bond between materials when applied with heat. The most common use of fusible web is applique… the method of applying layers of cut fabric to create a design on a main piece of fabric.
For this sewing review, I will be discussing the different brands of paper back fusible web. This is the kind that you use for applique.  Read more…

How To Sew Hems

Looking for some good instructions on how to sew a hem? On this page you will find detailed step by step instructions and video tutorials for showning you how to hem pants… how to sew hems for your window treatments… how to hem your jeans… and more! Read more…

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