Category Archives for Sewing Tips


Fabric Sides: How to Identify Right and Wrong Side of Fabric

People may not like that standard, but right and wrong apply to just about anything you do in life. Even with fabrics, there is a right side and a wrong side to the material. Knowing which is which will

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How to Cut Stretchy Fabric Straight (Helpful Tips and Guide)

Driven to the point of no return. That seems to be the stretch fabrics mission in life. They are hard to work with when you want to make an outfit that has the right stretch for you or your loved one.

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Viscose vs Rayon: 9 Differences Between Viscose and Rayon

Is a name the only difference? Sometimes it is hard to tell because what a fabric is called in one country may be called something else in another. Or the difference may be continent-wide. What name is

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How to Hem Rayon Fabric (Sewing With Rayon Tips and Guide)

The nice thing about some fabrics is that they don't need to be hemmed. This feature helps save you a lot of time and makes your sewing projects go a lot faster. But unfortunately, not all fabrics have

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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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