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Learn how to do many different kinds of sewing techniques. Free sewing tutorials and sewing technique guides

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Pintucks are a cute detail that can dress up a bodice. I’m going to show you how I added pintucks to the Willow pattern. Pintucks are usually between and and you can add… Sewing Patterns For Kids, Sewing For Kids, Baby Sewing, Dress Tutorials, Sewing Tutorials, Bodice Pattern, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tips, Sewing Ideas

How to Add Pintucks to a Bodice - Sew a Little Seam

Pintucks are a cute detail that can dress up a bodice. I’m going to show you how I added pintucks to the Willow pattern. Pintucks are usually between 1/8″ and 1/4″ and you can add as many pintucks as you would like. For this example I used three, 1/4″ pintucks on each side, with a...

How to match patterns in fabric Pattern Matching, Sewing Techniques, Free Sewing, Sewing Tutorials, Fabric Patterns, Stripes, Layout, Learning, Prints

Patterned Fabrics Cutting and Layout Guide - The Sewing Directory

How to match patterns in fabric

TRACING WHEEL | How to Use a Tracing Wheel | TREASURIE Sewing School, Sewing Class, Sewing Tools, Sewing Basics, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Paterns, Sewing Patterns Free, Clothing Patterns

TRACING WHEEL | How to Use a Tracing Wheel | TREASURIE

Don’t let the spikes put you off learning how to use a tracing wheel. Learn how to use this great little gadget to help with transferring pattern markings.

Piping on Bags and Cushions written by Kerrie Padmore. Sewing Projects For Beginners, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Piping, Sewing Class, Liberty Fabric, Learn To Sew, Sewing Techniques, Free Sewing

Piping on Bags and Cushions - The Sewing Directory

How to sew piping on bags and cushions to give them a professional finish.

AllFreeSewing is a website dedicated to the best free sewing patterns, tutorials, and tips related to sewing. We are the premiere spot for free sewing patterns online, offering of patterns. Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Tips, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Ideas, Dress Tutorials, Special T, Fat Quarter Projects, Leftover Fabric

Stretchy Jewelry, Sewing Elastic, and Crafts with Elastic

AllFreeSewing is a website dedicated to the best free sewing patterns, tutorials, and tips related to sewing. We are the premiere spot for free sewing patterns online, offering 1000s of patterns.

Karen's Quilts, Crows and Cardinals: Faux Ruched Flower Tutorial Cloth Flowers, Fake Flowers, Diy Flowers, Fabric Flowers, Pretty Flowers, Fabric Brooch, Fabric Yarn, Fabric Beads, Ribbon Crafts

Faux Ruched Flower Tutorial

Faux ruched flowers are actually very simple to prepare once you get the hang of it. The resulting flower is out of this world!! The ruched flowers included in this tutorial were prepared for the Chevron With A Twist quilt -- published on Moda Bake Shop Feb, 2015. Where the sizes differ, notes have been included for the 2019 Aurifil Designer of the Month "Redbird Garden" Applique Block. Begin with a square of fabric between 5″ and 6″ square. 2019 Aurifil Redbird Garden Block: Use (3) 7"…

This is a tutorial on how to cut fabric straight.Cutting fabric straight,on-grain, is such an important step in creating a well-fitted garment Easy Sewing Projects, Sewing Projects For Beginners, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Tips, Sewing Ideas, Baby Patterns, Learn To Sew

How to cut fabric straight

Cutting fabric straight is really important and can’t be stressed enough. A bad initial cut can result in twisted seams, or seams of different length on two pieces that are supposed to match, or a deformed/uneven hem after the garment was finished. It is surprising, but indeed a wrong initial cut can actually cause all these issues. It seems to be a simple task, cutting fabric straight, but in reality, there is more to it than is obvious at a first glance. Below are some helpful tips on how…

BIAS TAPE: what is it, how to make it, and why you NEED it! (VIDEO included) Bias tape: what is it, how to make it, and why you need it! Sewing Basics, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Tips, Tutorial Sewing, Smocking Tutorial, Sewing Essentials, Sewing Blogs

BIAS TAPE: what is it, how to make it, and why you NEED it! (VIDEO included)

Bias Tape is a wonderful thing. In fact, it's something that I have used from the very beginning of my sewing adventure...and is not something to be feared. In fact, once you understand the stuff, you will LOVE it! However, my old tutorial showing you about bias tape and cutting on the bias, is well, really old. And it lacked some pictures. So every time I link to it, I end up having to add a bit more information....and it always aggravated me. So this post has been on my mind to finish for…

Sewing Crafts Skirting the Issue: A few Skirt Related Tutorials that Might Come in Handy when making Skirts - Simple Simon and Company - 10 Skirt Related Tutorials: Here are 10 tutorials that may come in handy when working on any kind of skirt! Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Projects, Sewing Patterns, Sewing Tips, Techniques Couture, Sewing Techniques, Sewing Clothes, Diy Clothing

Adding Lace to A Sweater - Simple Simon and Company

Adding Lace to A Sweater: In less than 10 minutes you can add a wisp of lace around the hem of any shirt.

Good Cost-Free Sewing Jeans Buttonholes and Buttons: A tutorial - The Last Stitch Concepts I enjoy Jeans ! And even more I like to sew my own personal Jeans. Next Jeans Sew Along I’m like Next Jeans, Sewing Machine Thread, Sewing Jeans, Last Stitch, How To Make Buttons, Jeans Button, Sewing Projects For Beginners, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tips

Sewing Jeans Buttonholes and Buttons - The Last Stitch

An easy step-by-step tutorial on how to sew a professional jeans buttonhole on your home sewing machine and attaching denim buttons.

Technique on creating facings Sewing Tips, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Ideas, Sewing Projects, Edge Stitch, Slip Stitch, Pattern Names, Top Pattern

Hem Finishes and Facings - The Sewing Directory

Learn to create a facing pattern for a professional finish. This post covers hem finishes and facings.