I’m going to show you how to make these easy handbag handles. They are quick and easy to make and only use cotton tape and cord. The following tutorial is to make a couple of 22″ (56cm) handbag handles that are ready in minutes. I use these handles on my … Continue reading →
Ok, so you’ve taken up sewing but you’re still learning the ropes, as they say. When talking about sewing machine needles, people in your sewing circle keep spouting off numbers like 90/14 and 75/11, which makes little to no sense to you…the problem is, you’re just a tad too shy … Continue reading →
The Gilded Age, spanning the latter half of the 19th century, is often remembered as an era of opulence, innovation, and social transformation. Its influence was profound, impacting not only the political and socio-economic fabric of the time but also the world of fashion. In this piece, we’ll explore how … Continue reading →
One of the most fun and rewarding sewing project that I have ever undertaken is sewing soft toys for my kids, relatives, and friends. It is fun not just because of the myriads of colors and accessories used in crafting it, but also very rewarding when you see the smile it … Continue reading →
Have you ever wondered how your clothes can stretch but not rip? Or how the edges of fabric stay so smooth and neat? A special sewing machine called the coverstitch machine is behind all that magic! This specialized sewing machine—characterized by its multiple needles and loopers, and designed to create … Continue reading →
In between your full-time day job and your home chores, maybe be a couple of toddlers too, you might have lost hope of being able to find time to sew. It may seem impossible to squeeze in a project with all the other things that need your more urgent attention. … Continue reading →
Today, just a quick snippet. Have you ever wondered how your sewing machine works when it has the two threads and only one needle? How is the stitch actually formed? This cool video shows you exactly how that works. And now you know why the ‘timing’ on your sewing machine … Continue reading →
Hi everyone! I’m Jann from Newton Custom Interiors. A few weeks ago, I shared here on So Sew Easy, a tutorial about how to sew a quilted tablet cover with zippered pocket. In the tutorial, I explained that I couldn’t find reversible quilted fabric in my local fabric stores that … Continue reading →
Sewing curves successfully is a matter of patience and skill. Joining rounded shapes with accuracy will allow you to end up with an elegant and attractive curve. No matter what material you are using, this easy tutorial will help you sew any size of rounded shape. Some examples include; curves … Continue reading →
Whatever you are doing right now, stop and take a look at your iron’s heating plate. Gross, is it? There’s more than likely to be some buildup that needs some proper cleaning! If you don’t take action soon, the buildup will surely start to burn and will ruin your beautiful fabric … Continue reading →
Today, I’m excited to shine the spotlight on a timeless classic that has graced the fashion world for centuries – the poplin fabric. Known for its distinctive texture and versatile uses, poplin has etched itself deeply into the tapestry of fashion and textile history. Let’s take a closer look at … Continue reading →
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