Reading Sewing Patterns


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Reading Sewing Patterns

Sewing patterns can help you to make almost anything, but, like a map, they’re no use to you if you don’t know how to read them! Thankfully, this page is here to help you out. Whether you’ve used patterns before and just have a few things to figure out or you’ve never even opened one up before, this guide will share everything you’ll need to know to navigate your pattern and make the perfect piece!

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Crochet Seams


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Crochet Seams

If you like to crochet things as a hobby, then you have probably come across a project that required two or more pieces to be stitched together. This can turn out to be a mess if you’re not sure how to do it, but if you want to clear up any uncertainties you have, take a look at this page. It will show you how to make simple yet sturdy seams for all of your crochet needs!

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Draping a Blouse


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Draping a Blouse

If you enjoy sewing, then you have probably already made some sort of clothing by using a pattern as your guide. If you happen to have a dress form, you can work in a different way. This page will show you a lot of the basics involved with draping by teaching you how to drape a blouse. This is a great guide to follow if you’re looking to learn some great techniques, but is also good if you want a new shirt!

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Altering Baby Clothes


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Altering Baby Clothes

With babies comes a bunch of joy and a bunch of new expenses! If you are working on a tight budget, you’ve probably tried to stay with the bargain brands for clothes for your baby. Thankfully, these clothes don’t need to be so plain and boring if you are willing to put in some quick effort! This page will show you some alterations you can easily make to your baby’s clothing, including shortening sleeves and adding ruffles!

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Fixing A Pulled Stitch


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Fixing A Pulled Stitch

If you crochet, then you know how frustrating is can be if you manage to mess up with a pulled stitch. If this fault is left unattended to, not only will it make your project look less than perfect, but it can also cause a bunch of damage if it snags on anything! Thankfully, there is a way you can fix the problem, and this page will show you how you can save your project!

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Sewing With A Sewing Machine


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Sewing With A Sewing Machine

Sewing is a great hobby for many reasons. Not only is it a lot of fun, but you can create a lot of useful things! If you are interested in sewing but have never tried it before, then you are probably looking for some guidance. This page is here to your rescue! It will share a bunch of tips about sewing with a machine, from teaching you about fabrics to what kinds of machines are the best.

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Sewing Guides


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Sewing Guides

If you are interested in sewing, it is easy to see that there is a vast amount of information you could learn from the craft. Even those who have been sewing for years still do not know all of the ins and outs, but this list is here to help! It is filled with a bunch of reference guides for anything and everything related to sewing. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been at the sewing machine for years, this list is one to keep handy!

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Crochet Tutorial


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Crocheting can help you to make a bunch of crafts but can take a bit to get the hang of. If you want to make something awesome while you are learning, why not take a look at this guide? It will show you how to make a pattern like the one in the picture. You can make a lot of different projects with crochet, so it is a great hobby to take up if you are willing to give it a try!

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Paper Tape Dress Form


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Paper Tape Dress Form

If you love sewing and making your own clothes, then perhaps you’ve considered buying a dress form. These are great for fitting clothes and making adjustments while you sew, but sadly they can be very expensive if you are on a budget! Instead, take a look at this tutorial for making your own! Though it may look like a strange idea at first, it’s a great way to save some cash while making a fully customized project!

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Embroidery Stitches


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Embroidery Stitches

Sewing can be a very fun hobby, but have you ever tried embroidery? In many ways, these two skills seem to go together! There are many different designs you can make on your fabrics if you choose to embroider them. This website has a huge directory to show you a bunch of different embroidery stitches and techniques. Go ahead and browse through to see if there are any you like! The directions will make them easy to learn.

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