Sewing Tips

Sewing Tips, Tricks and Trade Secrets for Today’s Crafters

Whether your thing is quilting, tailoring, crafting, or industrial sewing, expanding on your sewing skills is an ongoing process. By learning more tips and secret tricks, you only broaden your scope of utility when it comes to creating, constructing, or repairing “things.” For those who want the…
Sewing and Relaxation

Sewing and Relaxation: An Expressive and Therapeutic Hobby

The skill of sewing has been with us as long as we have been wearing clothing. While fashion is one of the biggest industries across the globe, you can create your style as you develop your talent. Beyond expressing yourself, sewing is a proven therapeutic pastime with tremendous mental health benefits.…
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8 Sewing Benefits And Why It Is Good For You

It doesn't matter if you sew for yourself or others. Whether you're sewing by yourself or with a group, benefits abound. The first one that immediately comes to mind is one of economy and savings. Many sewing projects can help stretch a budget. The savings of sewing your clothes, keeping items in good…
Seam Allowances

Why Seam Allowance is the Most Important Part of Sewing

You have your pattern pieces cut out and stacked up. You have your machine threaded, and you are ready to get sewing. Before you start, have you considered your seam allowances and the approach you want to take with the garment you are about to create? Here, I am going to go over the basics of why seam…
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How to Make Pie Pincushions

If you love stitching, you know how essential pincushions are. Without a pincushion, you end up forgetting where you placed your needle and, often, end up finding it by sticking yourself. If you're looking for new pincushions to add to your collection or a do-it-yourself gift for a friend, why not go…
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10 Bad Sewing Habits You Need To Quit

You have a rare hour of free time, and you want to finish that next step in the sewing project. It will be okay if you skip doing something just this one time, right? One small decision can mean a lot of rework later. Slow down and enjoy the process. Keep these points in mind when you are working on…
Reasons Why Sewing Benefits Your Mental Health

Reasons Why Sewing Benefits Your Mental Health

In today's hectic world, nearly everybody would like to take steps toward improving mental health and overall emotional wellness. Did you know that you can relate to sewing and mental health? Finding some time to thread the needle can benefit you in ways that you may not have considered! Sewing is a…
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Sewing and Relaxing: The Calming Effects of Creating Something

Do you love to sew? I do. However, it’s not because I enjoy making beautiful things for myself and others. You may not realize it, but sewing and relaxing are deeply connected. There are many reasons to get on that sewing machine! Do you know what is considered your body’s most considerable muscle?…
New Year Seamless Knitted Pattern with number 2019. Knitting Sweater Design. Wool Knitted Texture. Stitches grouped by rows. Easy to edit. Vector illustration

What Are Your Sewing Resolutions For The New Year?

2019 is coming fast, and as a person that enjoys sewing, you should take the time to set some goals regarding your treasured hobby. Do you want to get more projects done, take a bit of a break, or even venture out into a sewing-related business? Whatever your aspirations are, you will need to set appropriate…