Using bias binding tape to finish off your products is not just a professional-looking finish but a way to add contrast and *bling* finish to your products without too much effort or expense. To know how to make bias binding tape not only saves you money but allows you to add colors that are NOT … Read more How to Make Bias Binding Tape Tutorial
My small collection of old Singer sewing machines, of a bygone era. The fine mechanics of the Singer far exceeds ALL other sewing machines on the market. See why… in my opinion. Without even realizing it, I started a collection of old Singer sewing machines. It started off with finding a small machine I could … Read more Old Singer Sewing Machines
Yes, I know this is a learn to sew website, but I need to confess that I am an affiliate marketer. In this post I will tell you not only ‘what’ an affiliate marketer is, but more importantly, the ‘why’ I am an affiliate marketer and how you can become one too, as I am … Read more Yes, I am an Affiliate Marketer…
So you have downloaded a PDF Sewing pattern and printed off all your pattern pieces onto A4 paper, as per the instructions that came with it. Now it is time to assemble the PDF sewing patterns you are ready to use. It is fair to say, PDF sewing patterns include a pattern layout, illustrating how … Read more How to Assemble PDF Sewing Patterns
Oh where, Oh where to begin? I can hear you asking yourself? When it comes the time to find your first simple sewing projects for beginners, I simply ask… what was it that prompted you to sew? and, what did you have in mind when you decided you wanted to learn to sew? There will … Read more Simple Sewing Projects for Beginners – Where to Start?
I am Back in the Saddle Ready to Educate You… My apologies, as it has been a while. Unfortunately, life gave me a reality check – It Bounced!!! Last year, in February, when I felt like I was on a roll, life put me in the slow lane overnight for a duration of what ended … Read more Back in the Saddle Ready to Educate You…
Whether you are starting out with a young family or you just do not like the cost or the styles of store-bought underwear, there need not be a reason to make your own underwear other than personal choice. Let me show you how to make your own underwear at home for your entire family, and … Read more How to Make Your Own Underwear
Before you can get started with any sewing project, you will need some of the following equipment to get you started and assist with the completion of your project/garment. This is a general guide, and you will find that not all the items listed here are needed up front. Although, I think it is a … Read more Sewing Equipment List – What Do You Need to Get Started?
Children starting school or are already at school and in need of a waterproof book bag that will last until it is no longer needed? Perhaps it is time for you to make your own book bags for your children. Making your own book bag will not only save you money, but your children will … Read more Make Your Own Book Bag