how to sew
how to sew
Your Own PatternsFor the beginner it is important to start with simple and quick projects that build upon basic sewing skills. For our simple patterns, we actually used items that we found around t...
In the "9 Secrets to Successfully Teach Your Child to Sew", I discussed knowing your child's personality. The 4 questions were:1. Is your child a perfectionist?2. Do they get frustrated easily?3. ...
Besides seeing all the surprising things that my students do, one of the most interesting parts of working with sewers is seeing that, no matter how experienced you are, you'll have a few blind spots,...
You will read or have many people tell you to stick with cotton or cotton polyester blends for your beginning projects. I do agree that these are some of the easiest fabrics to work with. However...
WHERE?Although we would all love to have our own sewing /craft room, most of us have to find a small corner in the house where we can sew. Through experience I have learned, that if you want to learn ...
Even if your child is 3 years old, the only question you must ask yourself to determine if a person is ready to learn to sew is: Will they obey the MOST important rule in sewing? What is this ru...
I am all about saving money when I can. There are so many ways to save money when sewing: from making your own patterns, to shopping sales for your fabric, notions, and patterns. When we first started...
As your child starts learning to sew, take the time to make these two Sewing Notebooks. Your child will be inspired and encouraged by them, and you will find one of them priceless!Your Assignme...
Organization is essential for a good sewing experience! When you sit down to sew you don't want to have to spend time searching for the stuff you need to complete a project. It can also be fru...
I upgraded my Serger to one that can handle more work. I got one with a computer screen. This required us to take some classes on how to use the machine. When I signed up for the classes (from the sam...