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DIY Tassel Gifts- HGTV Handmade

DIY No Sew Tassels (Leather or Faux Leather)

How to Make Bias Tape - Video and Tutorial to Sew Continuous Bias Tape

Hey y’all, for today’s Sewing Glossary post, we’re talking Bias Tape and I’ve got a continuous bias tape tutorial for you. This is a method to make …

How to sharpen scissors and other sewing tools

Hi Vicky here. Sharpening scissors is a subject dear to my own heart. I am not the tidiest of people so over the years I have gained a few pairs of …

Sewing

Pattern Pouch Tutorial

Now that there are all these amazing PDF patterns out there (shameless plug, I know), you're going to need a good way to store them and keep them …

Nepal may tell aspiring climbers: Beginners keep out

The Guardian is reporting that officials in Nepal are weighing a ban on novice climbers on Mt. Everest.<p>Permits to climb Everest may be given only to those who can prove they have scaled mountains higher than 21,000 feet, the paper reported this week. The disabled, old and very young also face …

Dashed Plant Pot

She Cut Off The Legs Of Her Jeans. You Won’t Believe What She Makes In Seconds!

I’m willing to bet that all of you have at least one pair of jeans that you never wear anymore, just sitting or hanging in the back of the closet, …

Jeans

How to Turn Tissue Paper into Personalized Photo Presents for Mom

We’ve been asking for years, and all Moms want are pictures of their favorite people to keep forever. And we don’t blame them! Who doesn’t love personalized photo gifts? Remember when we showed you how to personalize candles with printed pattern tissue? Well, we’re going to use this same printed …

Chemicals

Sew Basics: Bias Tape (part 1)

I am so inspired by all of you that are new to sewing, getting back into sewing, or are thinking about buying a sewing machine to start sewing. I …

Bloglovin

Hey hey!<p>I’ve got a fun tutorial for you today.<p>Yes fun! It’s fairly simple too.<p>Once you see it and try it. You’ll say to yourself, “That was it?” Then …

Adding Hidden Side Pockets to Anything (skirt, pants, shorts, etc.) | Make It and Love It

A friend asked me a few weeks ago how to add side pockets into a skirt that she had. I tried explaining in words…..but I could tell the verbal …

Sewing Tips: Installing a Basic Zipper

<i>First of all, I loved hearing about your potty stories that you shared with me here. I kept laughing and laughing. I love that we all have so much in</i> …

Tip for Sewing with Vinyl (it sticks!!).....Making Clear Vinyl Pouches | Make It and Love It

Thanks for the camera tips from <b>yesterday</b>. Hopefully my camera will be fixed right away.<p>MY LATEST VIDEOS<p>But today…….we need to chat about sewing with …

Sewing Tips: 5 Common Sewing Machine Mistakes and How to Fix Them

One of the biggest points of stress for new sewers isn’t usually the actual sewing itself, instead, it’s often all of the things that MIGHT go wrong with the sewing machine. (Are you feeling anxious just thinking about it?) Well, fear not! Most of the sewing machine-related problems that beginners …

Sewing

Tutorial: Add a zippered pocket to a purse pattern

Tutorial: Add a zippered pocket to a purse pattern<p>I’m a pocket person, especially in my purses. I rely on pockets to keep smaller items, like an SD …

Tutorial

Tutorial: How to get sharp corners in your sewing projects<p>One thing you can do to improve the overall appearance of your sewing projects is to make …

Sewing

How to Make Mitered Corners With Your Sewing Machine

Create professional looking napkins, tea towels and more with this easy tutorial for sewing mitered corners!<p>Supplies<p>Sewing machine<br>• Fabric, cut to …

Tutorial: Use fabric tabs to attach purse handles

Elizabeth from Sew Chatty shows how to use contrast fabric tabs to attach a pair of purse handles to a bag that you make. There are so many styles of …

Sewing

Tutorial: How to sew a recessed zipper

Tutorial: How to sew a recessed zipper<p>A recessed top zipper is a nice feature for a bag. Instead of the zipper being flush across the top of your …

Sewing

Tutorial: How to sew a blind hem

Blind hems are fantastic. Using an ingenious method of folding and stitching, you can create a machine stitched hem that is nearly invisible from the …

DIY no sew Blanket Cape | A Pair & A Spare

It’s getting to that time of year when getting out of bed is hard. I mean REALLY HARD. The snooze button starts to look pretty good every morning and …

6 ways to use masking tape in your sewing projects

6 ways to use masking tape in your sewing projects<p>You might think masking tape should be stored in your garage or utility room, but after reading …