4 Ways to Develop Your Creativity: Try Sewing!

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Contrary to popular belief, creativity is not possessed exclusively by those who were born with it.  Like any other skill, such as communication or leadership, creativity can actually be learned, developed and enhanced.  The act of nurturing creativity itself can be compared to any other hobby in that you first study it, … Continue reading

How to make and attach embroidered patches to velvet

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Last week the embroidered hoodie pattern got many of you guessing how to attach embroidered patches to stretchable velvet.  I’m sure the advanced sewists out there got the clues immediately after looking at the fabric swatches.  For the others, I’m now going to show you how I did it and … Continue reading

Sewing Waterproof Fabric: A Basic Step-by-Step Guide

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Have You Ever Wondered How to Sew Waterproof Fabric? There are many uses for waterproof fabric ranging from outdoor furniture, tents, and awnings to sports clothing. Waterproof items are, however, only as good as the type of seam that is used when making them. If the seams on something leak … Continue reading

“Will Polyester Shrink?” & other Polyester Care Questions Answered

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Will Polyester Shink?: Pretty and Practical Polyester Questions Answered Do you enjoy the easy, wash and wear convenience of modern polyester fabrics?  You can machine wash polyester with confidence, giving no thought to the question, “Will polyester shrink?”  It will not.  You can buy or sew garments with confidence they … Continue reading

Now You Can Even Add Images to Your Comments: Share Your Work!

Regular readers and especially those who comment often (we LOOOVE comments and so do our readers) may have noticed that we recently added a new feature to the so-sew-easy.com website. You can now easily attach images to your comments on so-sew-easy.com.  Files types supported are standard .jpg, .gif and .png … Continue reading