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How To

How to Sew on a Patch

How to Sew on a Patch

Although it doesn’t seem like it, one of the more demanding tasks I’ve had to tackle was sewing patches. I know what you’re thinking (especially if you haven’t tried it): if I can’t sew a patch, what am I doing ...

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How to Sew a Pair of Pants (Step-by-Step Guide)

How to Sew a Pair of Pants (Step-by-Step Guide)

Executing small and simple sewing projects can be super-fun, but you know you’re not playing games when you finish your very first pair of pants. Unlike what some of you might think, sewing pants doesn’t have to be hard. If ...

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How to Hem a Shirt

How to Hem a Shirt

Just as you might have purchased an oversized pair of pants, your wardrobe might be housing a couple of shirts and t-shirts that you never wear because they look like undersized dresses when worn. If that particular brand of fashion ...

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How to Thread a Singer Sewing Machine

How to Thread a Singer Sewing Machine

Purchasing a Singer sewing machine is one of the smartest decisions a seamstress/seamster can make (even Camila Cabello’s Cinderella owns one!). The Singer brand is highly regarded thanks to its reputation for durability, quality, and affordability. Today, Singer provides its ...

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How to Hem Pants by Hand

How to Hem Pants by Hand

I think it’s fair to say that online shopping is now the new norm, and while we are shopping online, inevitably we are taking some risks: we don’t know the particular cut and style of an item, so there is ...

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How to Sew a Hole

How to Sew a Hole

You might be excited now thinking finally somebody’s going to guide you through how to sew the mouths of mansplainers shut, but unfortunately that’s not happening. Instead, I am going to focus on how to sew the holes and rips ...

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How to Remove Iron-on Patches From Clothing

How to Remove Iron-on Patches From Clothing

Iron-on patches have become one of the coolest ways to personalize old (and new!) clothes and accessories. These days, many young folks jazz up their favorite pair of jeans, t-shirts, jackets, shoes, backpacks, and purses with iron-on patches in an ...

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How to Make a Tassel

How to Make a Tassel

Handmade tassels are a fantastic way to add a tasteful dose of boho charm to your home. These popular ornaments can liven up just about any space—your living room, bedroom, bathroom, and even your hallway. Don’t stop at putting tassels ...

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How to Fix Your Sewing Machine at Home

How to Fix Your Sewing Machine at Home

Sewing machines, just like any other machine type, are bound to cause some trouble no matter how old or used they are. Seamstresses and seamsters often have to deal with bent or broken needles, uneven or skipped stitches, broken threads, ...

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How to Make a Beanie

How to Make a Beanie

Do you have a habit of listening to Phoebe Bridgers alone on your veranda (or balcony) during cold nights? Are you one of those sensible people who prefer to sit outside while you are having coffee or a drink no ...

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