Category Archives: Sewing tips

Get going sewing!

Super fast-easy sewing projects are on this site for the beginner, dabbler, or sewing mentor. Some of the easiest projects to start anyone sewing are: Party banners, or Sweet Hearts, or Placemats. These designs are “blanks” with plenty of opportunity for self expression and creativity! Continue to check out this site’s...
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Sewing Within Time Pockets

So many daily life needs and interests vie for our time. How to fit in a sewing project that actually gets finished? From an easy sewn project such as a cap, or pillowcase, to a huge project such as a dress for a special occasion, or a set of drapes,...
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Sewing in borrowed space and small time pockets

For much of my sewing lifespan I had to work in small “borrowed” spaces and “found” time. I totally understand how time and space limitations can interfere with a desire to sew. When space is precious, a solution can be fold up furniture with wheels, cabinets with doors, and labeled...
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Sew in the raw

Raw edges continue to show up on ready to wear fashion details and finishes. Sewing raw edge fashions is a shortcut technique that works with the correct fabric choices or cutting on the bias. Raw edge finishes are great for quick sew up dresses such as the one shown below. With this...
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Easy or super speed sewing: what do you prefer?

Are you looking for easy sewing or super sonic quickie sewing? Our flag project posts are examples of what can make a huge difference in sewing time. The difference in sewing time is the way the edges are finished. After posting the easy party flags it haunted me that there...
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