FREE Sewing Patterns and Tutorials

FREE Sewing Patterns and Tutorials

FREE Sewing Patterns and Tutorials Let’s talk a bit about FREE Sewing Patterns and Tutorials this week. Almost every week I roll out a FREE sewing pattern and/or tutorial for something I’ve made. I make a LOT of stuff. None of the things I make are...
Tea Dying

Tea Dying

Using natural dyes at home Tea Dyed top I’ve done quite a bit of tie dying. See – here – here –  and – here. The reason I dyed this top was because it acquired a massive stain. Tea dying is so easy and a great way to save...
My Best Sewing Tips – Part 2

My Best Sewing Tips – Part 2

My 20 best sewing tips Find out how to make a belt with Strapping in Greenie Galleries Read tips 1 to 10 by clicking through to this post. 11. Never cut threads close to the end of seams. The seam will split open the minute you put the garment on.  Rather sew...
My Best Sewing Tips – Part 1

My Best Sewing Tips – Part 1

Look in Greenie Galleries for this No Sew Scarf My 10 best sewing tips 1. Zig-zagging or over-casting edges is not always necessary. You can tell if you need to finish your edges, gently pull at your fabric, if threads come loose easily, then zig-zag. Or fold over...
Slim Fit Trousers

Slim Fit Trousers

How to sew pockets closed Trousers before This blog post is a slight departure. I thought I would share how I create a slim fit with all my trousers. And skirts. It might not be for everyone. Especially people who use their pockets a lot. I put all my Pin pockets flat...
How to Set a Zip

How to Set a Zip

Steps to sewing a zipper Hand stitch the zip in place with easy to see stitches There are a couple of things I really hate to sew. Button holes are top of my list. I never get them exactly the same size. Some machines do all the work for you. Just set the width and...

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