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Sewing 101: How to gather fabric to create ruffles

How to Sew 101 & Tips

Gathering is one of those techniques that you’ll see in a ton of sewing projects like skirts, blouses, puffed sleeves, dresses, and pretty much anything you’ve ever seen with a ruffle. Gathering is just...Sewing 101: How to gather fabric to create ruffles... »
 
 

How to sew a French seam

How to Sew 101 & Tips

Want to learn how to sew a French seam? It sounds fancy but they are really pretty easy to sew. And they give your sewing projects a professional finish that tucks away all fraying...How to sew a French seam... »
 

 

How to sew bias tape with mitered corners

How to Sew 101 & Tips

I'm going to show you an easy method for how to sew bias tape around corners (also known as mitered corners) *without* cutting or pinning it all around first. Sewing bias tape around corners...How to sew bias tape with mitered corners... »
 
 

How to hold fabric together without using pins {for oil canvas, oilcloth, PUL, laminated cotton}

How to Sew 101 & Tips

So I like oilcloth, laminated cotton, PUL fabric and oil canvas but let's face it, they can be a real pain in the ass to sew. Case in point: using pins will leave a...How to hold fabric together without using pins {for oil canvas, oilcloth, PUL, laminated cotton}... »
 

 

Start Sewing: What You Need in Your Beginner Sewing Kit

How to Sew 101 & Tips

The fine ladies at Prudent Baby asked me to do a guest post on what a brand new sewer should have in her beginner sewing kit. And I thought that you might want to...Start Sewing: What You Need in Your Beginner Sewing Kit... »
 
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