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Sewing 101: How To Use The Binding Foot?

Take advantage of 50% discount on this product for a Limited Time! I have a foot fetish apparently. Not the weird kind, the sewing machine foot kind. This is my recent addition: the binding foot! It is amazing. You can use this foot to attach bias tape and quilt binding. It’s pretty useful because it lines up the needle right where you want it and you get a straight, perfect stitch! My favorite part is you don’t have to pin the binding all the way around whatever you’re sewing before you attach it. You just feed it into the binding foot as you feed the fabric in and voila! You can use it for binding up to an inch wide. The measurements are in mm....

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Bad Sewing Habits: It’s Time For a Change

Everyone has bad habits. Whether you aren't the best housekeeper, you cut corners on your work projects or you eat unhealthy foods while you are supposed to be dieting, everyone has bad habits. If those bad habits are part of your sewing experience, however, it may be time to say goodbye to them. Hopefully, you also have some good sewing habits that are helpful to your efforts. Below is a list of some bad sewing habits that people who sew tend to develop. If you have one or more of these habits, it may be a good idea to work toward changing the habit into a good one instead. Thread Storage: Is Your Thread Out in Plain Sight? Many novice...

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How to Sew An Invisible Zipper!

USE THE CODE: INVISIBLE10 TO GET 10% OFF ALL ITEMS! HURRY! WHILE STOCKS LAST! When it comes to sewing zippers, believe it or not, the invisible zipper is one of the easiest to insert. How is that possible, you ask? Sewing an invisible zipper is the one zipper application where no machine stitching is visible from the right side of the garment or project. All of the stitching is done behind the scenes, if you will, totally concealed within the seam allowances. It’s the primary reason for using this type of zipper in your sewing, but it is also what makes it the easiest to insert. WONDERING HOW TO SEW AN INVISIBLE ZIPPER? FOLLOW THESE 10 EASY STEPS! STEP 1: First...

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5 Reasons Why You Need a Flower Stitch Foot

A flower stitch foot is among the popular specialty sewing machine feet these days and it is for the 5 following reasons: 1. It lets you come up with cool and trendy designs on the cloth! 2. It is easy to use! 3. You could do some really amazing and surprising magical stitching with this! 4. The foot looks cute! 5. Though a flower stitch foot is traditionally utilized for making tiny decorative circles on the cloth, this can also be used together with the water soluble stabilizer so as to form all kinds of decorative effects. It makes the flower stitch foot an excellent tool to use when creating fringes or dangly things! If you want to use this...

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Sewing 101: 4 Sewing Tools You Must Own

Art and crafts projects use a broad range of materials including paper, paints, sewing tools, et al.  Did you know that sewing, however, is one of the earliest forms of textile arts developed dating back to the Palaeolithic era? Some of the most famous art and craft applications of sewing are in fine hand sewing especially in haute couture, custom dressmaking, and high-quality tailoring. Textile artists, as well as hobbyists, use sewing as a means of expressing themselves creatively. Here are some of the four essential sewing tools utilized in the modern day. 1. PRESSER FOOT (Click to view) This attachment in sewing machines holds the fabric flat on the ground as the tailor feeds the material through the machine for stitching....

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