Sewing Resources

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Cutting Slippery Fabric: How I Learned the Hard Way

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Cutting slippery fabric can be a beastly sewing task. It shifts. It slips away. It bunches up when you ever-so-gently brush against it when you’re trying really REALLY hard not to handle it any more than it needs to be handled. This is the story of how I learned how to cut slippery fabric the hard way — and the technique I use today to ensure drama-free, slippery-fabric slicing. […]

How to Sew (Almost) Any Waistband: My Technique [VIDEO]

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Sewing a waistband speeds along — until you get to the final step of blind stitching by hand the inner waistband to the pants or skirt. Hand stitching isn’t hard, but it’s certainly not fast, either. Keep reading to learn a hand-stitching-free technique for sewing a waistband. It’s quicker thank hand sewing and produces a tidy result, inside and out! […]

Sewing Bargains: How to Save Money on Amazon

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Here’s how to save money on Amazon: Shop the online retailer’s bargain pages for discount sewing supplies. If you know where and how to look, a bargain-hungry sewist definitely can save cash on fabric, storage, furniture, notions, sewing machines, and more. […]

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