Denim is a very popular fabric these days and is synonymous with jeans. Because the fabric is so common, many sewists have limited experience with it so I wanted to offer some tips and tricks for sewing denim. First, however, some background. Today term “jeans” usually refers to a specific style of … Continue reading →
So you have passed the beginners basic stitching and fabric cutting courses and ready to put the sewing skills you learned to use. You are probably excited and hey we are excited for you too. Let us give you the basic pointers to follow so you can get started sewing … Continue reading →
Some people sew only because they really have to. Then there are some who are really passionate about sewing and would sew every chance they get. Unfortunately, not all of these hardcore sewing enthusiasts have much time for a hobby in their hands. But then again, there are some little … Continue reading →
[Update 2020: In this time of great global turmoil, job losses, and isolation due to the new social distancing norms brought on by the virus, depression is more a threat than ever before. We wanted to republish this extremely popular article we wrote a couple of years ago about how … Continue reading →
Ways To Disinfect Clothes If you’re anything like me you’ve probably never thought that much about washing your clothes. You probably just throw them inside the washing machine, wait until their done, dry, iron, and fold them away. However, today with the uncertain threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s worth … Continue reading →
Hi there! Irene from Serger Pepper here! How is your sewing machine? Did you clean it from the last time we met? And did you make a bag for your laptop? Or maybe you’ve been too busy choosing your first serger… Today we’re here to talk about a sewing tool … Continue reading →
You know how you sometimes fall in love with a particular pattern and then you find out it’s not available in your desired dimension? Such a heartbreaker. What if we tell you that there are a few ways that you can modify a quilt pattern to fit your desired dimension … Continue reading →
So you’ve finally finished sewing a plain shirt or a tote bag and you want it personalized. You’re probably thinking of adding your initials or your first name on it. Here are fun and creative ways to add texts to fabrics… Heat Press/ Heat Transfer Papers or Fusible Web This … Continue reading →
Even if you just sew for personal use or you also accept sewing projects from friends and acquaintances for some extra earning, your best friend aside from your sewing machine and supplies is your sewing area. Hence, you’d want a sewing space that is both comfortable and efficient. That being … Continue reading →
Other articles have been written about mistakes to avoid when cutting fabric and I hope that helped you in avoiding them. Keep in mind though, that there are still a lot of challenges you will be facing as you continue to enhance your sewing skills. That being said, here is … Continue reading →
In a previous article, we talked about some easy techniques to choose your quilt colors & fabric so now, it’s time we learn how to choose the threads to go with the fabric. Easy Techniques To Choose Your Quilt Colors Read on to learn how to choose your quilting threads … Continue reading →
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