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Advantages of Learning How to Sew

My teacher asked me to write a hand written paper on the importance of knowing how to sew and mend clothing. And I have no idea what to write -- could

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Necessary Tools for Pattern Layout and Cutting

Have available all sewing tools needed to layout and cut your sewing pattern successfully!

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Pleated Skirts

Hi. I am doing a Pleated skirt for a cosplay and it is my first time making clothing. I was wondering if i pleated the skirt first then added the elastic

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Can you cut a pattern across the grain without any problems?

I have some tropical print fabric that I wanted to make into a long dress. It has a beautiful border print that runs down one side of the fabric. I

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New sewing notions are being made daily. Which ones will you need?

Which sewing notions apply to your pattern and your sewing style? How do you find out?

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Learn what the signs of quality are in fabric scissors and shears.

Learn when to use fabric scissors versus shears and how to choose quality cutting tools for sewing.

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Is It Possible to Turn a Pencil Skirt into a Flared Skirt?

This summer I am going to be a bridesmaid in a wedding. The bride wants us to wear navy J. Crew dresses. I absolutely abhor my upper arms and thus was

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Thank you!

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Sewing Patterns and How to Buy Them Without Confusion

If you know what features you want your sewing pattern to include, how do you find the right pattern to buy? Let me show you how easy it is!

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The Basics of Choosing Sewing Fabrics

Choosing sewing fabrics for projects is the fun part of sewing. Colors, textures and prints are so tempting! But what other factors will help make you a successful sewist with less stress?

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Sewing Machine Accessories | Sewing Tools and Equipment | What to Start With

Do you need to know what equipment and tools you need to get started? Get together your beginning sewing tools and equipment!

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Learn About Cotton Fabric | Where Does Cotton Come From | Sew With Cotton

Learn more about where cotton came from and how to learn to sew cotton. Cotton was...

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Learn How to Sew | Ask Us a Question | Post a Sewing Question

Are you learning how to sew and have a question? Ask away! Post your question and we'll answer!

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Beginner Sewing | How to Sew with Little Start Up

Are you beginning to learn to sew and think you need expensive equipment? No need! Click here to see. . . .

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How to Hand Sew | Sewing by Hand for Beginners

Learning how to sew by hand? Beginning hand sewing here! Step-by-step tips, stop by now!

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Beginner's Guide to Buying Sewing Machines | How to Buy a Basic Sewing Machine

Choosing the right sewing machines (for a beginner) may seem hard, but buying a basic beginner's sewing machine is easy if you follow these tips. . . .

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How to Sew by Hand | Sewing Stitches - How to

Learn hand sewing basics, types of sewing needles, how to thread a needle, thimble sizes, and how to practice stitching by hand.

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Sewing By Hand | How to Hand Sew | Stitches to Learn

Beginner at hand sewing? Learn how to hand sew 5 new types of stitches: running stitch, backstitching, slip basting, blind hemming and more!

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How to Sew A Button | Sewing Buttons for Beginners

Want to learn how to sew a button and attach it to your shirt or pants? Thread up and let's go! Just click here for learning....

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Learn How to Sew | How to Sew | Learning How to Sew | Learn to Sew

Congratulations! Sewing is a great hobby and you'll never be sorry you learned how! Sewing is a great hobby that continues to give for as long as you sew.

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Learning How To Sew | Who Is My Instructor?

I've done over 30 years of hand and machine sewing and related projects. Want to learn how to sew? Join me here!

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How to Set Up a Sewing Room | Design Ideas for Sew Rooms and Layouts

Setting up your sewing room and need ideas for layout designing? Click here!

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