Archive for Tutorials
Sewing articles on many topics such as essential notions, teaching kids to sew, what it takes to run a sewing business.
Double needles are great for decorative stitching, hemming, and heirloom sewing. In this short video:
- Learn what size double needle Nancy Zieman recommends for heirloom sewing, hemming, and decorative stitching
- Watch Nancy demonstrate how easy it is to thread your machine for use with a double needle
- See a quick demonstration on how to stitch a perfect double stitch hem without marking the fabric first
I don’t have a laundry chute in this house. I really wanted one. In my last house I had a chute and I LOVED it. So much easier than carrying basketfuls of laundry down the stairs, and I always seem to bash my knuckles on the wall on the way down! I think I might revisit this… Watch …
Suzannah from Adventures in Dressmaking shares a tutorial on her blog showing how to make a pair of pajama shorts. She gives two options for the waist – you can shirr it with elastic thread, or stitch down a wide piece of elastic. Go to the tutorial . [photo from Adventures in Dressmaking ]…
Posted by Nicole Smith Check out this tutorial from designsponge for a quick and easy way to decorate your space.
Knowing how to sew your curtain may help you get window drapes that are both high on elegance and protection. Here is a step-by-step direction to make your curtain sewing an easy affair.
Posted by Victoria North Restyle an old sweatshirt to make your own monster hoodie in no time.
Ashley from Lil Blue Boo shows how to make this cool D-ring belt. Go to the tutorial.
image by Sunshine Memories Folded paper flower embellishments are popping up all over papercraft projects recently, here’s an easy to follow tutorial on Sunshine Memories to make your own. They are perfect accents for cards, scrapbook pages and they make pretty ornaments too. -Heather
I have wanted to make a rag quilt for my daughter for a long time. I just really didn’t know how to do it, nor did I find any material I really enjoyed.