Recently we created a list of zero-waste sewing projects that was very well received by our readers. A few people asked for more tips on how to go zero-waste, so we put this list together. Zero-Waste Sewing Projects – Helping Save The Planet 12 Essential Tips For Zero Waste Sewing … Continue reading →
A sewist that delights in making sewing projects deserves a room solely intended for that craft. Sewing as a hobby, or an income-generating activity, needs a room where you can keep everything you need in making your projects. We have gathered some practical tips on designing a sewing room from … Continue reading →
How much are your sewing skills worth? Are you being rewarded financially for your hard work and skill? If so, how much should you charge? These are just a few of the many questions about sewing for money that have been asked on our chat group. (In case you didn’t … Continue reading →
Buying fabric is something we all seamstresses can agree to make us so very happy. The adventure of creating something beautiful and new or simply the desire to possess such fabric moves us to buy and horde it until inspiration suddenly hits us. A question I often get but most … Continue reading →
Have you ever wanted to apply a bias tape to a v-neck and did not know how? This quick and easy tutorial will show you how to do this and is appropriate for woven and knit fabrics. This kind of technique can be use when you do not want to sew … Continue reading →
So what is shirring anyway? In preparation for a new project this week, I want to introduce you to a technique called shirring (which is sometimes known as smocking) with a simple practice tutorial. According to Wikipedia, “shirring is two or more rows of gathers that are used to decorate … Continue reading →
I know that a lot of you sell what you sew. Whether that’s online in your own store, or on sites like Etsy and Artfire or Folksy, the biggest hurdle to success usually falls into a single reason – traffic. So how to get traffic to your Etsy shop? Just … 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 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 →
Who doesn’t love saving some money right? With how things are going nowadays with global regression and everything, everyone (at least everyone that I know) is trying to cut cost wherever and whenever they can. That being said, many are compromising the hobbies they love because they are concerned about … Continue reading →
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