Using a Serger for Sewing: the Uses You Need to Know

Serger and traditional sewing machines…what is their difference? Which should I buy? Do I need both? If you have these questions in your head, read ’till the end to find out more. The traditional sewing machine is used to join pieces of fabric providing domestic finishes, that is, it works for small to medium productions of clothing. The main stitch is the straight stitch that, … Continue reading Using a Serger for Sewing: the Uses You Need to Know

10 Young Fashion Illustrators You Should Know

Let’s begin with a simple question… what is fashion illustration? It is a concept that encompasses a very broad field, in which we can find representations of very technical clothing or works with tremendously abstract content. Fashion illustration consists of drawings, schemes, sketches or paintings related to fashion. I’ve seen them done with pencil, crayon, carbon, watercolor, among other drawing techniques. You can find these … Continue reading 10 Young Fashion Illustrators You Should Know

10 tricks to transform your clothes into maternity clothes

As incredible as it sounds, you are pregnant…and your belly is growing bigger inch by inch every month. Perhaps you have already seen your pants begin to feel a bit too tight, your feet start to be sore from carrying your new weight around the house, and you have reached for your calculator to make sure you include all your future baby needs in your … Continue reading 10 tricks to transform your clothes into maternity clothes

Tips For Sewing Without Harming Your Back

Grandma was right! Slouching is bad for you. And poor posture can make back pain worse, especially if you sit for long periods! Yes, that unwanted, uncalled, unsearched, but so common pain may appear after hunching for some time in front of the sewing machine. Once the pain begins, there is little sewing we can do, back becomes stiff and the pain can go up … Continue reading Tips For Sewing Without Harming Your Back

How To Organize Your Sewing Room

How To Organize Your Sewing Room. Many of us when looking at our sewing room want to cry when we see the mess…well, maybe crying is a bit exaggerated but a bit of organization would definitely do good to the cause! Ideally we want, whenever we are opening our room or workshop, to organize all materials so they are ready for when we need them, … Continue reading How To Organize Your Sewing Room

Sewing Accessories and Various Tools

Sewing accessories and various tools. The following materials and tools are very useful for sewing: Pins: Dressmaker pins, are made of steel or brass, which prevents them from rusting, and can be used in all types of fabrics. For knitwear spherical pins are used. Needles for sewing by hand: long and thin steel rods with one eye at one end. Needles are available in a … Continue reading Sewing Accessories and Various Tools

Advice on sewing scissors ✂ 😀

“Sorry Marvin. It says right here: Using her fabric scissors for cutting paper IS grounds for divorce.” – said any sewist! We shalt see why in this email.  Here is a short summary on different scissors used by sewists.  Dressmaker scissors and tailor scissors: the sheets of the tailor shears are usually between 10 and 20 cm long and are made of steel. One of … Continue reading Advice on sewing scissors ✂ 😀

The new fashion is sewing: the sale of sewing machines is on fire

In recent years we have witnessed a phenomenon that is repeated in many cities in the world: sewing classes proliferate and people are more interested in learning to sew. The global sewing machine market is expanding at a yearly growth rate of 4% and the global sewing machine market size will grow by USD 11.53 billion during 2018-2022 (Source: Technavio). There is also a notable increase … Continue reading The new fashion is sewing: the sale of sewing machines is on fire