Pressing, when to press and when to iron and is there a difference?Did you know there are terms like, Under Press, Top Press and Off Press. They all have definitions and they all should beperformed a...
The exact origins of quilting are unknown, though it is believed that it may be traced to the Middle East as early as the Egyptian First Dynasty. Surviving examples of quilting are seen in tomb statue...
You may be the kind who prefers to sew a new garment to mending or altering, but you must admit that those skills are necessary even in today's world of ready made clothing. There are certain skills t...
There are a numerous reasons for taking up the beguiling, blue-collar craft of cross stitch, ten of which are shown below. So continue reading then pay a visit to your local craft shop and start your ...
Find out what cross stitch materials and preparation you need to get started stitching.PreparationYou should always cut the fabric you are going to stitch onto at least 8-10 cm larger than the finishe...
I became a stay at home Mom after the birth of my daughter. I was so enthusiastic when I took the decision to stay at home with her, not knowing how hard it will be. I was tired of the working outside...
Learning to sew is neither overly simple, nor is it rocket science. There are principles to learn, good habits to create, bad habits to avoid, tricks that make all the difference in the world, and new...
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,...
In this day and age there are a small number of folks that choose sewing and other crafts as their preferred hobby. There is a multitude of other activities to do that people rather prefer, more mode...
Nowadays there are few people left that choose sewing crafts and other crafts as their preferred leisure activity. There is a plethora of other activities to do that people rather prefer, more modern...