Sewing a hole in a piece of clothing or fabric is a quick and easy way to make a repair. Mending helps prolong the life of garments and is an essential skill to have when you want to take a more sustainable approach to your wardrobe. It’s a skill that anyone can learn with a little practice. Here is how to sew a hole.
We’re bringing you the information you need to get started on your lingerie-sewing journey with confidence. Everything from planning your first bra making project, to selecting a pattern, to gathering supplies is covered in this guide.
Sewing bags is a great place for a beginner sewist to start. It doesn’t require the fitting and pattern alterations of clothing and there is a huge variety of patterns available. Plus, bags are fun to sew and useful!
Want to get started with how to sew a dress? This guide provides a simple and general overview of how to get started along with some patterns to try.
Want to know the basics of how to sew a shirt but not sure where to start? This guide is here to help you figure out what type of shirt you want to make, tips for sewing shirts, and different patterns to try.
How to sew a patch – it’s something that comes in handy whether you’re a sewist or someone that simply wants to get the most wear out of their garments. Here is your quick start guide.
All sewing starts with threading a sewing machine. Here is a quick start set of instructions to help you thread a sewing machine, even if you no longer have the owner’s manual.
Here are 28 great places to take sewing classes. We cover niche sewing schools, online education websites, local classes and even sew-lebrity options.
Here are 5 great ways of transferring embroidery patterns to fabric. We included an extra bonus method as a quick-start method too.
Want to embellish jeans with some sparkles? Reversible mermaid sequin fabric is a fun way to patch your denim. Here is an easy DIY tutorial for glittery embellished jeans.
How to alter jeans leg width – widen the leg and extend the life of your favorite skinnies. This is a quick fix for upcycling and refashioning the denim that you just don’t want to toss.
What is interfacing in sewing? Here is your Interfacing 101 Guide to help you get started using this fantastic material. Tips on how to use it, choose it, and buy it – stress-free.
Learn about quilting for beginners and what it takes to get started in this beginner-friendly primer on quilting. You’ll get the inside scoop on everything you need to know to get started as well as some resources to start learning the art.
Are you a seamstress, a tailor, or a sewing hobbyist? If yes, then you must know the agony of working without a proper sewing station. If the table is too high, you will have to raise your shoulders and arms. On the flip side, if your sewing table is too low, you will have to…
COVID-19 has put many events on hold. Be on the look-out for updates! Here is a calendar of sewing events you should know about it for Southern California. Most are online or offer an online component and some are in-person (often scheduled tentatively). Make sure to check event websites for latest details. We’ll update our…