What do you choose? Pins VS Weights!
“Practice makes perfect” and sewing perfectly straight lines takes practice. However I have a few tips for sewing straight lines that will get you off on the right foot. It’s not difficult to sew a straight line and it will make a marked improvement on your project’s perfect outcome.
This Ultimate List of my favorite sewing supplies is a culmination of over 50 years (Yikes!) of sewing experience and trial and error.
Perfect for hanging bows with alligator clips, this simple and easy project will have you looking for more bows to expand your collection.
Using a free machine from your grandmother may seem like a good idea, but once you get it home, you will find it can be a more than a little frustrating for beginner sewing projects. It is the easiest way to relegate your fun projects and great ideas into the closet.
When you sew a buttonhole, the buttonhole foot is the most important tool in the entire buttonhole system. Unless, of course, you choose to make a buttonhole by hand. But why would you?
Glass head pins are perfect for almost every garment sewing project on your to-do list. They have a fairly narrow shaft and a sharp point making them the perfect choice for pinning pieces together
And just like many of us, Angie’s most important tool is her seam ripper! “I seem to need to use the seam ripper a lot so having a good seam ripper is also very important and makes the unpleasant task of fixing mistakes bearable.”
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Since most of us can’t be with our mothers this year, I hope this list of Mother’s Day gift ideas will help you find something she will love and will say “I’m thinking of you today and always!”
Learning to sew is hard! You need to figure out what to make, what to use for fabric, and how to make it. That doesn’t even include how to use your machine!