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.
Tracing Wheel In Sewing - what it is and how to use it
Learn how to use a tracing wheel for beginner sewing projects. Find out what the tracing wheel is and why this mysterious-looking sewing tool should become a part of your sewing toolkit. The purpose of the tracing wheel is to transfer your patterns over to your fabric easily and accurately. Simply use the tracing wheel in conjunction with some transfer paper to trace your pattern onto your fabric.
How to fuse interfacing - tips and tricks - Ageberry: helping you succeed in sewing
Looking for tips on what is interfacing for beginner sewing projects and how to fuse interfacing properly? In this video sewing tutorial you will learn what is interfacing, which side of the interfacing is fusible, is fusible fleece the same as interfacing, how do you clean fusible interfacing from an iron. Check out this interfacing guide to see what fusible interfacing problems you may have, what types of interfacing are available
High waisted shorts DIY plus how to make an easy pattern
Looking for beginner sewing projects? Learn how to sew pajama shorts for women without a pattern. Check out this step-by-step sewing tutorial and make an easy pattern using your own measurements. This is an easy sewing project for beginners without pant fitting problems. You will also learn fitting pants crotch curve, how to use your serger to sew pajama shorts, how to embellish your DIY shorts.
Sewing machine's bobbin tension adjustments
Looking for a sewing tutorial on adjusting a bobbin tension? In this guide on how to adjust bobbin tension I want to tell you everything I know about fixing sewing machine bobbin tension problems. I will answer the following questions: what is the bobbin tension, how to change the bobbin tension settings on a sewing machine, bobbin tension troubleshooting, how do you check bobbin tension, how to adjust it. Learn to fix the bobbin tension for all your beginner sewing projects.