One of the things I feel like I’ve struggled with the most is concentration. I think this is a very common thing in this day and age, with so many distractions and obligations pulling us every which way. Sewing is not a hobby that tolerates poor concentration, as there is … Continue reading →
Sewing is one of those rare fields where women dominate the scene –but there are surely a few men out there who would love to learn to sew at home. So why don’t we see more guys famously sewing when we have many male fashion designers who have made names … Continue reading →
I am back in Paris, one of the places in the world I feel at home, and yes, this was once home when I was so poorly paid and blissfully happy. It is a dichotomy, to be sure, but I am well aware of how blessed I have been to … Continue reading →
For Me, Buying A Sewing Machine Is A Big Decision I know it is the same for most of us. If I buy well, hopefully, the new machine will be a lifelong investment and even something I can give to my daughter eventually. However, I also know that if I … Continue reading →
This Fabric Belt is a perfect project for using your scrap since you will only need a couple of strips of fabric. This fabric belt tutorial applies to any size buckle. The key is to know how much fabric to cut to be able to fit into the buckle. Belts, … Continue reading →
I know that this camisole top pattern will bring a smile to your face because it’s one of the most versatile patterns out there. All you need to do is change the type of fabric and you can make numerous tops; from comfy pajamas all the way to a lovely … Continue reading →
I’ve really enjoyed putting together this collection of Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners. If you are new to sewing or looking to learn, many of the sewing patterns, projects and blogs out there can be intimidating to start with. Get you sewing muscles exercised and your foot at the sewing … Continue reading →
It has taken me a couple of years and three visits to Finland to write this article, but, as the saying goes the third time is the charm and I was finally able to accomplish my goal of visiting the Marimekko printing factory at their headquarters in Helsinki. Anyone that … Continue reading →
As humans become more aware of the harmful impact our daily living activities sometimes have on our environment, we are frequently encouraged to use non-polluting materials. Different kinds of eco-friendly fabric and textiles are now being developed and those who are ecologically aware are keeping watch of these innovative and … Continue reading →
Often times, buttons are the last things sewers think about when they stitch garments. Choosing the right buttons, however, may have a big effect on how your finished garment turns out. This article will try to get to the bottom of choosing buttons for your sewing project –so let’s start … Continue reading →
Sewing back then When ready-to-wear clothes were not yet popularly available, generations of women learned how to sew for home and hearth. And they usually started stitching when they were still at their mother’s knees. Others learned sewing from their home-economics and 4-H club teachers, but unfortunately, this practice has … Continue reading →
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