A few years ago one of my students asked "How important can it really be to know what needle to use in the sewing machine? Aren't they all basically the same?" I had a hard time convincing him that using the proper needle can make an...
We’re almost through the basic theory that a new sewer needs to know. Just a couple more hubs then we’ll be able to dive into the fun projects and procedures. This one is probably going to be the hardest lesson to write and to 'get'. In the...
Sewing a flange on a quilt is a simple way to add an accent to your quilt. It highlights the center of the quilt, and provides great interest. This hub shows how to make a quilt flange, inside a border, and inside the binding.
☃ What to do with those fleece blankets that make their way into our lives? Here's a super easy poncho project that's a great way to use the collection. Be sure to catch the extra ideas at the end!
This article consists of 10 free Christmas stocking pattern tutorials with descriptions and pictures for each. All of the stockings are made of fabrics. The sewing level varies for different tutorials.
Let Jan T show you her best tips for getting great results when free machine quilting. It's not hard at all.
How to alter a cuffed sleeve using another blouse as a model. Well illustrated, useful tips, and ideas for alternative methods are included. Useful for adding a fresh look to the wardrobe.
Basic, learn to sew with a sewing machine, instructions. Tips and suggestions for beginners using sewing machine. Ideas for beginner sewing projects. Easy to understand. Sew easy machine instructions,
How to make fun pillows using free patterns. Sew and no-sew free pillow patterns. 40 Pillow craft ideas using fabric, felt, fleece, t-shirts, ruffles and ribbons. Make travel pillows, throws, disney.
Free doll patterns to sew. Free doll making patterns for homemade, vintage rag dolls and simple cloth dolls. Easy doll patterns and how to sew them. Patterns to make fabric and primitive dolls.