Presser feet play an imporant role in the world of sewing machines, without them we could not sew no matter how good our sewing machine is. But do you know them well? You will be wondering at this point, if they are so important, what are they really? Well, they are the pieces that shape the seam we want to do, they are placed next … Continue reading Sewing Machine Presser Feet. What are they?
First thing that comes to mind is Pinterest! You will find there sewing projects for home, clothes, and accessories…actually anything you can imagine! Pinterest has some sort of witchCRAFT that stuff comes up in searches on Pinterest that Google never finds. Nevertheless, it can also be too much info and I usually end having to spend a lot of time filtering a lot of the … Continue reading 10 Proven Ways to Get Free Patterns for Your Sewing
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
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
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
What is a bias? What is the use of a bias cut? Today I will answer these two questions, so if you don’t know what they mean, keep reading. As you might already know spun fabrics are composed of two threads, vertical warp and horizontal weft, that two run from side to side. The lines that draw these threads are known as straight grain. For … Continue reading Our Sewing Glossary: What is a Bias Cut?
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. 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
Ironing is essential to give a professional finish to the garments. We share with you 7 essential tools for ironing like a pro. Continue reading 7 Tools for Professional Ironing
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