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Sewing Basics

How to Lengthen or Shorten a Sewing Pattern

Adjusting pattern length is easy to do on purchased patterns from one of the more popular pattern companies such as Mccalls, Butterick, Vogue, and Simplicity, but these tips can help you to lengthen or shorten ANY sewing pattern. […]

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Beginner Sewing Projects

How to Transfer Sewing Pattern Markings

If you are going to sew anything, the chances are likely that you’ll have dots, squares or lines that need to be traced onto your fabric. But these markings are there to help you sew your project! Knowing how to transfer them properly can make all the difference. […]

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Sewing Tips and Tricks

The Dangers of Sewing – Part 2 of 2

Those of you who have more than a week’s worth of sewing experience will probably read this article and nod in agreement. Beginners would be wise to consider that there are potential dangers, as there are with many things in life, that are possibly inevitable, but also avoidable. […]

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Sewing Tips and Tricks

The Dangers of Sewing – Part 1 of 2

Those of you who have more than a week’s worth of sewing experience will probably read this article and nod in agreement. Beginners would be wise to consider that there are potential dangers, as there are with many things in life, that are possibly inevitable, but also avoidable. […]