Ho I have mentioned before that I do not care to hand sew. It’s not because I can’t, it’s just that I don’t want to. I’m so impatient and by the time that it’s time to slip stitch something closed, I’m ready to be done already. So, I shortcut. Sue me. It works. In my DIY
In my area, there aren’t many fabric stores with a good and quality selection of fashion fabrics where I can go in and make large purchases in a variety of fabrics. Quilting and home decor fabrics are around every corner, but it feels like the fashion fabric scene when you don’t live in NY, LA, or
There are so many resources out there for to learn sewing skills that can take you from start to finish. But, often times, we have to Google “how to edge stitch” or “how to insert an invisible zipper”. Then we have to comb through dozens of tutorials until we find the one that bests match
Having a dress form or a willing family member or friend help you make fitting adjustments by yourself is ideal. But all hope is not lost if you find yourself without those resources. Occasionally, my husband has helped me make a few minor fitting tweaks while he has one eyeball on me and another eyeball
Fabric Savvy: The Essential Guide for Every Sewer Let me answer the question of, “Should I always wash my fabric before sewing?” with a story. Do you want to know the fastest way to learn how to cuss like a sailor? Cut and sew a garment without pre-washing the fabric. Ask me how I know.
https://youtu.be/ZCVgAZRJK1c Sewing supplies for beginners doesn’t have to be a costly investment. I purchased one of those pre-packaged sewing kits, and found that I only used one item from the kit. I think the idea of them is good, but I found the materials in the kit I purchased were of sub-par quality. Now, that
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V5TwmwNFrM I’m SUPER to launch this Sewing for Beginners tutorial series! I’ve gotten so many questions about learning how to sew and have had several offers to teach sewing. So, I planned out a very thorough series on beginner sewing tutorials. I walk you through start to finish from multiple topics from learning your sewing machine,