Category Archives for Sewing Tips


8 Reasons to Use Cotton (What is a Cotton Fabric Made From)

When you wear clothing you want it to be as soft and as comfortable as clothes can be without weakening the strength of the fabric. Cotton is always a good choice as it is very comfortable and a very strong

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Sewing Careers List: How to Make a Career Out of Sewing

Sewing doesn’t have to be a hobby. You can turn your love for sewing into a great career. All you have to do is find the right opportunity that fits you and your skills. There are lots of sewing careers

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What is Invisible Thread Used For? (Quilting, Sewing Machine)

Its not just for sewing. Invisible thread has been used by magicians for centuries to help them complete their magic acts. For sewers, it is a thread that can enhance their quilts helping them be stronger

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5 Useful Pressing Cloth Alternative That Work

A pressing cloth can be the difference between a well-pressed piece of clothing and a scorched one, therefore it’s important to always have one handy. But you don’t need to break the bank or run to

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How Long Does it Take to Make a Quilt? (Hand/Sewing Machine)

Quiltmaking can be incredibly satisfying (not to mention relaxing) but unless you’ve been blessed with the fastest fingers in the west, they can be time-consuming. Before you begin your first project,

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Types and Uses: Difference Between Lining and Underlining

Just like sports, sewing comes with unique terms. A novice may get confused for a while as they try to grasp what term refers to what sewing action. After all, many of the words sound the same. Once you

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11 Easy Tips for Making Blankets for Animal Shelters (Sizes)

Making blankets for abandoned dogs is a very good charitable act. You get to feel like you are making a positive contribution and the animal shelters get some of their needs met. Animal shelters are very

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What is and How to Use Bonded Interlining (Helpful Guide)

Everything needs a little help. Some fabrics are too thin and lifeless to stand on their own. That is why bonded interlining is so good. It helps these fabrics stand up and be luxurious looking as well

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Can You Use a Sewing Machine Without a Foot Pedal?

If this was a perfect world, then maybe no one would need to sew clothes. But since it isn’t, sewing is a necessity and foot pedals are a fact of life. But who needs a foot pedal anyways? Sewing is creative

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5 Elastic Fabric Types: What is Elastic Made of?

Some fabrics are not stretchable. Once they get stretched the remain out of shape and are ruined. But with the elastic additive, your clothing items can have a little bounce to them and return to their

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