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How To

How to End a Stitch – 3 Different Scenarios

How to End a Stitch – 3 Different Scenarios

Learning how to finish stitches is an essential part of developing basic sewing skills. Lots of beginner-friendly and complex sewing projects require you to know how to end stitches regardless of whether you’re using a standard sewing machine, a serger/overlocker, ...

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Useful Sewing Skills: How to Sew Elastic

Useful Sewing Skills: How to Sew Elastic

Knowing how to sew elastic is a skill that can come in handy in a variety of sewing projects. Whether you want to repair the waistband of your favorite pair of yoga pants or stitch up a brand new garment ...

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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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