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5 zero-waste gift ideas to sew this Christmas

Every Christmas season it all happens again. We throw ourselves into compulsive gift-hunting for family and friends. And quite often, anxious to get it all...

How to sew a sweater: from pattern to construction

Oggi impariamo a cucire il jersey trasformando il cartamodello della blusa Chantilly in una versatile felpa oversize. Imparerai tante tecniche nuove dalla stabilizzazione…

How to finish edges with bias binding

Knowing how to finish edges with bias binding is definitely one of the most useful techniques, especially when it comes to dressmaking. If you want...

How to sew an invisible zipper in 7 steps

Sewing an invisible zipper feels like a mission impossible? Fear not! Today I’ll tell you all the secrets on how to sew an invisible zipper...

How to make continuous bias tape in 10 steps

What if I told you you could make 5+ yards of continuous bias tape with just a 20″x20″ fabric square? Pretty amazing right? In this...

How to thread and use a sewing machine

It happens all the time. When I talk to people about my job, they all say “Wow, I wish I were able to do what...

How to read and use a sewing pattern (part 2)

What am I going to learn? In this post, we will cover pattern symbols and markings and how to read them. We will learn something about print-at-home...

How to read and use a sewing pattern (part 1)

Hi there! It’s been a while now and, back from Christmas holidays and having survived to the food marathon, I’m ready to be back on...

Pressing tools for successful sewing

Hello! Today’s post will be all about pressing tools. Pressing is one of the most important tasks when sewing. You’ll see that actually most of...