How to use the binding foot

Where has this been hiding all my life! With the binding foot I can get perfectly sewn binding front and back every time.

If you get frustrated putting on binding because you sometimes miss catching the back of the binding and get little gaps – you need this article!  Never miss the back again and get perfectly straight stitching – learn how to use the Binding Foot. Do you remember that lovely big box … Continue reading

To Subscribe or Not To Subscribe, That Is the Question: Craftsy Unlimited

craftsy unlimited

I’ve borrowed a bit from Shakespeare’s Hamlet for the title from the famous soliloquy “to be or not to be“.  But that is indeed the question I’ve received from many, many readers regarding the new Craftsy Unlimited subscription product. Craftsy is by far the favorite video tutorial site for the … Continue reading

Teach Kids How To Sew – Here’s Why You Should

Teach Kids How To Sew

Nowadays, kids seem to be so caught up with advanced technology and social media.  And those young ones who are interested in really productive hobbies like sewing seem to be diminishing.  Some might think that it’s ok, I mean some video games are educational after all and many games can stimulate the … Continue reading

Do You Know Your Notions? Time-Saving Sewing Notions

time saving sewing notions

The notions department of a sewing and crafts store holds a wide variety of items that can enable anyone to sew faster and/or better. Here are some of the best tools and gadgets. Measuring and Cutting Accurate measuring and cutting prevent time-consuming errors. Retractable tape measures are inexpensive, so keep … Continue reading