Category Archives for Sewing Tips


How Wide is a Table Runner (Average Length for Your Size)

Table runners make a decorative difference. When you adorn your table with one, you almost immediately upgrade the look of your table and your dining room. These runners are not that difficult to make

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How to Wash Polar Fleece Sheets or Blanket Without Ruin It

You pay a lot of money. Whether it is for blouses, pants or even polar fleece blankets keeping them clean is a must. Another must is to make sure you do not waste your money and ruin your good blankets

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Standard Placemat Size: What Size Are Placemats? (9 Tips)

Placemats add a little extra something to every table they adorn. The key is not to have them too small and not to have them too large. The trick is to have that Goldilocks moment and make them just right.What

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Where Can I Find a Sewing Machine Repair Shop? (Helpful Tips)

In a world where nothing is perfect, it is a smart move to learn the locations of the best sewing machine repair shops in your area. This information is vital to have as it can save you a lot of time,

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Sewing Bed Sheets Tutorial: How to Sew Bed Sheets Easily

You may not have the budget to get yourself a nice set of flat or fitted bed sheets. That is okay. Do it yourself is a great way to save money even when you are only needing some simple bed sheets to cover

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How to Make a Long Tulle Skirt for Wedding Dress

Once upon a time, skirts with trains were worn by royalty only. Fast forward to 2020, and trains are as common with, well, commoners as they are with queens. Whether it’s for a wedding or some other

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Microwave-Safe Thread: Can You Microwave Polyester Thread?

As we get deeper into winter, the idea of microwavable heating bags gets ever more attractive. Cozy, warming, and almost as quick to make as they are to heat, they’re a great way of staving off the cold.Even

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How to Sew an Elastic Waistband (Skirt, Shirt or Pants)

Getting the right fit means taking a little extra time to consider using elastic in the waistband, and other garment locations. Comfort is key and elastic can help you be comfortable and secure at the

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How to Cut Elastic Out of Waistband (9 Easy Tips)

There will be those times where the elastic waistband is not enough to give you a comfortable fit. When that happens you are faced with the chore of altering or moving the elastic so you can get your pants

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Basic Body Measurements: 6 Rules in Taking Body Measurements

Believe it or not, just about everything has rules. If you want to do any activity, including taking body measurements you need to follow the rules. That is if you want your garments to come out looking

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