Best serger for beginners in 2021
What's the best serger for beginners in 2021? Here are some things that you should look out for when shopping around. If you've never used a serger before but want something user-friendly and robust enough to handle future sewing projects as well, here is our guide to selecting a machine that will suit you and meet your needs today, while still being functional as you grow into more advanced sewing skills. With so many options available on the market, it's hard to select one without some…
Safety Pins: Types, Sizes and How to Use Them
A video sewing tutorial on safety pins: types, sizes and uses for safety pins. There are many types of safety pins: traditional, curved, wonder pins, heavy duty or skirt/ kilt safety pins, bulb (gourd), button safety pins, decorative safety pins. Learn how to use them for your beginner sewing projects: basting quilts, holding fabric pieces together, fitting clothing, threading elastic or a drawstring, hanging patterns, and more.
Fabric Flower Tutorial - a beginner sewing project
Fabric flowers are a great way to add some color and life to your clothing, accessories, or even home decor. They're quick and easy to make with just a few simple materials! This fabric flower tutorial will show you how to create fabric flowers that can be used in any project you might have in mind. The best part is that it's super easy - the whole process takes only about 15 minutes! So grab your needle and thread today, because this craft is perfect for beginners of all ages.
How to sew a scarf - a beginner sewing project
In this sewing tutorial I will show you how to sew a scarf from wool flannel fabric. Fashion changes, but scarves are always relevant and at the same time practical and comfortable so it’s good to know how to sew a scarf easily, especially that it’s a very easy beginner sewing project. Also learn how to cut fabric straight, how to sew buttonholes, how to sew on a button.
What is the stitch length and how to adjust it for different fabrics
Don't know how to change your sewing machine's stitch length? This guide is for your beginner sewing projects. Find out the different stitch lengths and what they're best suited for, from quilting to simple hemming a dress. A true beginner might be intimidated by all of these numbers but it just takes a little understanding about stitches and fabric types. I always recommend practicing beforehand - no one wants their beautiful project ruined because of an improperly adjusted stitch length.
Learn how to use a blind hem foot - a video sewing tutorial
Learn how to use a blind hem foot for your beginner sewing projects. The invisible blind hem is a great way to finish the hem on any garment. It's also called "blind hem" because you can't see it from the right side of your fabric and it looks like there are no stitches at all! You will need some special presser feet for this sewing technique, but by following these easy steps in our video tutorial, you'll be able to sew perfect hems every time!
DIY outdoor cushions - a video sewing tutorial
Learn how to make DIY outdoor cushions or DIY outdoor cushion makeover with this video sewing tutorial on how to sew chair cushions. Beginner sewing project, DIY outdoor chair cushions for your patio or a porch are easy to make for beginners and I am showing you the process step by step. No matter how good the chairs are, without cushions they will not be comfortable enough.You don’t need to spend a fortune to make your outdoor chair cushions look nice.
Beginner sewing projects - a DIY beach cover up dress
If you are looking for an easy DIY beach cover up dress for beginners free here is my sewing tutorial on DIY beach dress swimsuit cover. Check out these tips for making a beach dress DIY cover up with a simple free sewing pattern you can draw right on your fabric. Learn how to sew summer dresses, how to make a dress step by step without a pattern, how to make dress cutting.
How to use a sewing machine for beginners
Looking for sewing machine 101 how to use? Learn how to use a sewing machine for beginners with this detailed step by step sewing tutorial for beginners. Learn to use a sewing machine: how to set up your sewing machine, how to thread a needle, how to thread a bobbin, how to use a straight stitch, how to use a zigzag stitch, how to start sewing.
Paper piecing patterns and instructions for beginners
Looking for paper piecing instructions for beginner sewing projects? Learn foundation paper piecing technique. Paper piecing patterns look very beautiful and interesting and it’s also a great way to get rid of scraps of your favorite fabrics. It also significantly speeds up the process of preparing blocks for quilts. I have included 2 free simple paper piecing patterns to download.
DIY pencil skirt pattern tutorial
Looking for DIY pencil skirt pattern tutorials? If you want to learn how to sew a pencil skirt with a zipper start with basic skirt pattern drafting. In this skirt cutting tutorial, I will show you the draping method of pattern making. Learn how to cut and sew a skirt and check out my video on how to sew a pencil skirt YouTube. DIY pencil skirts are beginner sewing projects.
Sewing machine tension adjustment - a sewing tutorial
Having problems with your sewing machine tension? Check out these tips on tension adjustments. There is a sewing machine tension chart, free printable. Learning sewing machine tension settings can seem overwhelming, but it is a foundational sewing skill that need for your beginner sewing projects. This sewing tutorial will explain what sewing machine tension problems are, why we need to adjust it, and how to find the right tension settings for your project.
What is a Sewing Thread Stand for a Sewing Machine, and Why Do I Need One?
Looking for a sewing thread stand for your beginner sewing projects and machine embroidery? Check out this tutorial on how to use a thread stand for cone threads, why you need a thread holder, thread holder ideas, how to make a thread stand DIY, and look for DIY cone thread stand ideas.
19 DIY Drawstring Backpack Patterns You Can Make
Learn how to sew a drawstring backpack with this collection of 19 tutorials and sewing patterns. A DIY drawstring backpack is an easy beginner sewing project.A drawstring bag is quick and easy to make and creates a cute backpack that’s versatile and perfect for anyone as a grab-and-go bag. Check out this collection of 19 different drawstring backpack patterns and styles to find the right one for you.
How to sew on a button
Looking for tips on how to sew a button easily and quickly? Learn how to sew a button on pants, on a shirt, on a headband, on a coat, on jeans and other DIY clothes by hand with my step-by-step sewing tutorial. Actually, sewing on a 4-hole or 2-hole button is one of the simplest sewing techniques. Check out also how to sew a shank button.
IKEA sewing room ideas
Looking to organize your sewing room? I have an article on my blog on how I organized my sewing space with IKEA products. Check out my DIY ideas for sewing room table, sewing room furniture, shelving ideas for sewing room. These easy and inexpensive IKEA products helped me to organize everything very well.