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A Beginner’s Guide to Choosing the Right Fabric

It’s one of the most important things a sewer must learn to do. What, you ask? Choosing the right fabrics for your sewing projects. For many beginning sewers, choosing fabric doesn’t seem like a big deal. In fact, ask any experienced sewer...

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Use a Binder to Organize Your Sewing Supplies

If you’ve been sewing for a while, you probably have more sewing supplies than you even realize. And you’ll really know things have gotten out of hand when you buy some “new” sewing tool….only to get home and realize that you already...

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Upcycling: An Easy Way to Get Into Sewing

Do you have clothes that you don’t wear anymore? They aren’t damaged, and they even still fit. They just don’t interest you enough to want to wear them. Wouldn’t it be great if you could give new life to those neglected garments,...

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Teaching Kids to Sew

Teaching kids to sew can be both fun and rewarding. There are few things better than sharing something you love with your child. And if you’re looking for something creative and fun for your kids to do that doesn’t involve watching TV...

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Sewing and Your Health

Sewing is a hobby with many benefits. You can have fun while stretching your creative muscles. Making and mending clothes for your family can save you a ton of money. And disappearing into the peace and quiet of your sewing room for...

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Sewing Machine Safety

A sewing machine is a powerful piece of equipment that most sewers simply can’t do without. Just imagine trying to make a king-sized quilt, or trying to sew your child’s Halloween costume completely by hand. So sewing machines are fast and convenient....

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How to Find More Time to Sew

You love sewing, and everything that goes along with it, from choosing patterns, to reorganizing your sewing room, to lovingly tending to your sewing machine. And your dream afternoon would be having 3 or 4 free hours to work on your latest...

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Embroidery Sewing Machines

Embroidery gives you another way to add to the beauty and creativity of your sewing projects. And while hand embroidery can be a fun and challenging pastime, machine embroidery is faster, is more convenient, and can be fun in its own way....

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Finding Free Sewing Patterns: Sewing On a Budget

Learning to sew is a great way to save money. Making your own clothes is often less expensive than buying them off the rack. Knowing how to sew also means you can mend and repair damaged clothing, meaning your garments will last...

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Sewing Savings: Ways to Save On Sewing Supplies

Sewing isn’t just a way to relax and express your creativity. It’s also a great way to save money. You can use your sewing skills to mend damaged clothing, which is much more economical than throwing those items away and having to...

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