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How To Sew 101 — best beginner sewing machines, how to sew bias tape with mitered corners, how to gather fabric to make ruffles and more tips for beginner sewers ✂️

The Best Way To Sew Bias Tape With Mitered Corners {photos plus a video}

Wanna know how to sew bias tape with mitered corners? This tutorial will show you how to sew bias tape corners like a pro. I finally got my head around out the best way to sew double fold bias tape with mitered corners. Yay! I’m talking pretty, perfect mitered corners like this… Keep reading for …

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Sewing 101: How to gather fabric to create ruffles

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 a way to bunch up fabric so that it’s a little more ruffle-y and full. Gathers can either be really tight …

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How to sew bias tape with mitered corners

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 can be a little intimidating but I’ve got a few tricks up my sleeves to help you sew really nice, hassle-free …

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How to hold fabric together without using pins – great for oilcloth, PUL, laminated cotton

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 permanent teeny hole in whatever you’ve made. You can try to put your pins so they’ll be hidden within the seam …

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Start Sewing: What You Need in Your Beginner Sewing Kit

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 read it too. When you’re starting out as a beginning sewer you really just need the basics and that’s good because …

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