Formal dresses for Easter, weddings, or princesses often use tulle – find out all the best tips and tricks for sewing this sometimes finicky fabric in this post from Melly Sews.
Fabulous Sewing Room Tips
With all the notions and fabric, your sewing space can quickly get out of control. See these genius tips for keeping it organized and well-functioning from Melly Sews. Find all the sewing room tips here.
Unique DIY Stitching Ideas
Once you check out these unique DIY stitching ideas, you’ll be looking to take your thread so all the things. Stitching projects are a great way to pass the long winter months where you’re stuck inside. Whether your passion is embroidery, needlepoint, or cross stitching, these DIY stitching ideas are sure to keep you entertained. One can only have so many wall hangings which is why I love the recent trend toward uniquely stitched items.
Which project is your favorite? What unique item would you take your stitching to?
How to Build a Successful Craft Business
Have you been told that you should sell that? If you have ever thought about trying to make money off your sewing hobby you should read these tips from one girl who is making a full-tine living off of her craft. She gives super realistic steps and things to think about as well as an honest perspective of what really goes into building a creative business and how long it takes to actually make money.
See the 5 Lessons for How to Build a Successful Craft Business at Rae Gun Ramblings.
How to Hem Knits
I love wearing knits. I didn’t even mind sewing with knits but it wasn’t until I learned this awesome trick that I didn’t dread how I was going to finish or hem the things I made with knits. Luckily this tip for how to hem knits is SO easy it you’ll be hemming to your hearts content.
Learn the trick to hemming knits at Rae Gun Ramblings.
How to Gather Fabric
Gathering fabric is an essential sewing skill, but it can also be tricky and frustrating when it doesn’t turn out right! Once you master this skill, though, the results are beautiful!! By incorporating just a few key steps, you can learn how to gather fabric without the headache!
Head over to Girl. Inspired. for these detailed tips on sewing perfect gathers every time!!
How To Choose Fabric
Do you want to make a quilt or sewn project but you aren’t confident to put together a fabric combo you really love and that will make your project pop?
Check out this great post over at Sew Delicious and get some great tips and tricks on stash building and creating beautiful fabric combinations.
Simple Seasonal Appliqué
Even if you only have the most basic of sewing tools, you can still create stunning, bold seasonal appliqué with these tips. Don’t fret if you don’t have an embroidery machine or any iron-on transfer paper, simply head to your local fabric store (or dive into your scrap bin) and load up on large-print cottons –think Fall, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and beyond! Then click over to Maybe She Made It for the full Simple Seasonal Appliqué tutorial.
How to Easily Turn a Tube of Fabric
Warmer weather means more strap sewing but do you know this trick for turning tubes of fabric? It’s so cool and she makes it look really easy you have to check it out.
Learn how to easily turn a tube of fabric with, well a tube!
5 New Tools to Try!
Ready to check out some new sewing tools that can save you lots of time and frustration? Watch this!
To learn more about each sewing tool featured in the video, follow these links for more info!
Marissa sharing a loop turner
Melissa sharing a Simflex Gauge
Susan sharing tiny rotary cutters
Abby sharing a walking foot
Stacey sharing a seam allowance guide
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