Sewing Clothes

Sewing clothes can be easy if you break it down. Use patterns for ideas and inspiration and learn to DIY your own clothes. Whether you're a beginner sewist or…
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Two Ways to Hem a Circle Skirt
Hemming a circle skirt isn't hard. One of the easiest ways to hem a circle skirt is with bias tape. Learn how to use single-fold bias tape to hem a circle skirt as well as two hand-sewing stitches to get a perfect hem.
DIY fabric pattern weights
Tired of pinning pattern pieces to fabric? You should try sewing your own pattern weights. This is a great DIY project for beginners and the finished pattern weights will help you hold down pattern pieces or keep fabric from moving around as you cut. See 3 different pattern weight options and learn how to make the pattern weights through video and picture tutorials. All three of the DIY pattern weight ideas use both machine and hand sewing.
Sew your own doll clothes
Looking for 18 inch doll clothes patterns? These Rebecca Page doll clothes patterns fit American Girl dolls and are easy to sew. These simple to sew doll clothes patterns come in many different styles such as dresses, skirts, tops, and jackets.
Everything you need to know about seam ripping
Need to unpick a seam? Seam ripping is something every sewist will need to do at some point. Learn how to use a seam ripper properly, seam ripping tips, and seam ripping hacks. No seam ripper? No problem. I'll show you some other ways to rip out seams as well as what to use to sharpen seam rippers.
Step-by-step tutorial: backstitch by hand
Learn how to hand sew a backstitch. The backstitch is a great stitch for both hand embroidery and hand sewing. You can hand backstitch to sew seams as well as mend holes and tears. With both picture and video tutorials, you'll learn how to do a back stitch by hand.
Best pins for sewing
Confused about straight sewing pins? This essential sewing pin guide will help you clear the confusion as you learn about the parts of a sewing pin, compare 10 different types of straight sewing pins, and learn about sewing pin cushions and caddies. Also included are sewing pin storage ideas, ways to efficiently use sewing pins to improve productivity, and safety tips. Alternatives to straight sewing pins are also revealed.
Don't skip this step when cutting fabric
Have you wondered how to square up fabric for sewing projects? This is an important step you don't want to skip before cutting. Squaring fabric is simple to do if you know what to look for as you fold and manipulate the fabric. This tutorial will show you different ways to square up fabric.
Bobbin Loading Basics
Do you want successful stitches? Then you need to know how to correctly load a bobbin into your sewing machine. Learn bobbin loading basics and how to insert a bobbin into your machine whether it has a front-loading bobbin or a top-loading one.
What you need to know to iron successfully
Have you been wondering how to get rid of wrinkles in clothes, curtains or sheets, and in fabric for your sewing projects? Learn 5 things you can do that will help you successfully eliminate wrinkles and creases.
Smart ways to store fabric
If you're looking for fabric storage ideas to organize your stash, think about how to fold fabric to maximize the space you have. Whether your fabric storage ideas include organizing in small spaces, on shelves, in baskets it doesn't matter. Make the most of your available fabric storage space by learning how to roll and fold fabric in yards, fat quarters, and every size in between.
Organizing Ideas for Storing Fabric
Do you need ideas for storing fabric? See fabric storage ideas from real people. Learn how others are successfully storing fabric in sewing rooms, small spaces, and quilt rooms. Discover fabric storage ideas you can DIY, organize on shelves, baskets, bins, and filing cabinets.
Safe and Accurate Cutting with Rotary Tools
A rotary cutter, a rotary cutting mat, and rotary cutting rulers are must-have tools for quilting and other sewing projects. Learn how to use a rotary cutter safely to get straight accurate cuts and tips to reduce aches and pains in fingers and hands.
Easy Cardigan Pattern with Lots of Options
Looking for a PDF sewing pattern to DIY your own cardigan? Check out the Bubble Sleeve Cardie, an easy cardigan sewing pattern by Rebecca Page. It's a beginner pattern with pockets and an oversize hoodie as options. There is a pattern for women and one for children.
Use hand sewing to repair holes in jeans
Do you want to know how to patch a hole in jeans by hand? Learn how to use the backstitch to fix a hole in the corner of a jeans back pocket.
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New to sewing with knits? Read this.
Are you a beginner when it comes to sewing with knit fabric? If you want to try sewing knits, take a look at this beginner's guide. In it, you'll find tips and other information that will make your first or next knit sewing project a success.