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Fabric and pattern weights

I make weights to hold down fabric and patterns using sand.  Fill snack size zip lock bags with sand then place that bag into another snack…

Started by Arlene HannaLatest Reply

How to Iron a Perfectly Straight Line

Grab your ruler Line the ruler up with the line you want folded and pressed Grab your tracing wheel Run your tracing wheel down the ruler'…

Started by SusanLatest Reply

Tips & Tricks: How To Cut Paper Sewing Patterns Out In Fabric With Pins

This is a very basic guide on how to cut out a paper pattern in fabric. Hope fully this video will help you cut your fabric out with smoo…

Started by SusanLatest Reply

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How to use a twin needle tips for beginners

Hi again everyone. I've recently finished a new tutorial and I thought some of you might find it helpful. This tutorial is all about how t…

Started by Dommy T

1 May 18, 2017
Reply by Dommy T

How to do a Ladder Stitch

Hi, I thought I would add a discussion thread here to help more people learn this great stitch.  This has been a popular tutorial for how…

Started by Dommy T

1 May 10, 2017
Reply by Dommy T

How to Iron a Perfectly Straight Line

Grab your ruler Line the ruler up with the line you want folded and pressed Grab your tracing wheel Run your tracing wheel down the ruler'…

Started by Susan

2 Dec 20, 2012
Reply by Charissa Blattman

The Simple Solution to Perfect Pleats - Sewing Tip

Want to know the secret to keeping your finely pleated trim and garment areas looking crisp and perfect for years? Use this simple tip and…

Started by Susan

0 Dec 5, 2012

Bobbin Thread Tip

Hair elastics on bobbins to keep thread from unwinding. Cheap & easy!

Started by Susan

0 Aug 22, 2012

Machine sewing on buttons

I use 2way tape on the back of the button place it on my markings and no longer do they slip when sewing

Started by sylvia bell

0 Aug 14, 2012

Fabric and pattern weights

I make weights to hold down fabric and patterns using sand.  Fill snack size zip lock bags with sand then place that bag into another snack…

Started by Arlene Hanna

6 Jul 16, 2012
Reply by Kivia Brown

Sewing narrow fabric pipes

Sewing narrow fabric pipes is always a hassle, but I have finally made my peace with them. If I have to make them here's how I do it: htt…

Started by camomma

0 Jun 26, 2012

learning to sew straight lines

place a piece of tape on sewing guide  

Started by Kivia Brown

1 May 15, 2012
Reply by Terri Hiaumet

Used rotary blades.

  When my rotary  blade gets too dull to use for cutting fabric, I use it for cutting rolls of wrapping paper for gifts.  I have found it w…

Started by maryjo

8 May 12, 2012
Reply by Arlene Hanna

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