Category Archives for Sewing Tips


71 Sewing Terms Explained (Sewing Terminology Vocabulary)

When you are new to sewing, it is like entering another country. The language used by experienced sewers may sound like English but those words have a totally different meaning behind them. The best thing

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51 Funny Sewing Puns And Jokes (Knitting, Quilting, Yarn)

The following should keep you in stitches. A bad pun, we know, but at least it has you smiling. As well the many sewing, knitting, quilting and yarn puns and jokes we have assembled here. One word of

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How to Fix a Broken Zipper Pull (Replace a Zipper Pull Tips)

The history of the zipper can be traced back to 1851 when Elias Howe Jr. received a patent for an “automatic, continuous clothing closure.” It has pretty much remained the same over the last hundred

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How Big Is a Yard of Fabric? (How Wide, How Many Inches, etc)

There is some confusion as the term yard is used to describe different objects. It can mean the area around one’s home, a length of distance to run or walk and it can mean the amount of fabric you need

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How Much Does Fabric Cost? (Ultimate Fabric Prices List)

Price matters. As the years go by, the price of everything keeps rising. That trend is due to the ever-rising cost of production. It is not easy to stay within our budget when the price of fabric keeps

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How Much Fabric For a Pillowcase (King, Queen, Euro)

Simple and easy projects are fun to do. They go by fast and do not take as much time in any part of the process to get done as larger projects take. You get a sense of accomplishment when you can whip

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How to Fix a Zipper That Separates, Misaligned, Missing Teeth

Can’t live without them. Zippers are on a lot of items these days and they have become an essential part of life. For athletes they secure their clothing, for normal men and women, zippers make sure

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How to Fix a Zipper Stopper (How to Make a Zipper Stopper)

Among all other fasteners, zippers are the most convenient. Due to their convenience, zippers can be found everywhere, from pants, blouses, dresses, skirts to bags and shoes. Nothing can be more frustrating

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How to Replace a Zipper Slider (How to Put a Zipper Back On)

Zippers are convenient. They let you get in and out of clothing, bags, and other items quickly and faster than buttons do. Yet when things go wrong, it is hard to open anything. A broken zipper can be

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How Many Yards of Fabric For Pants (Palazzo, Harem, Pajama)

New sewing projects demand a lot of calculations. It is imperative to get those calculations correct to avoid spending more money than you need to on fabric. Once you know how much fabric you need, the

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