Brother Lx3817 Sewing Machine: A Good Choice for 2022
A review of the Brother LX3817, a sewing machine for beginners and the best value for your money in 2022. Learn to sew and do it efficiently.
How to Make a Seam Using Different Sewing Techniques
This article will discuss the various types of seams and their purpose in the application of hand-sewing.
How to Make a Boxed Edge Cushion for a Bench Using Upholstery Fabric and Poly-Foam
Cushions are useful for a bench both for comfort while sitting and for preventing scratches from jean rivets or pet nails. Learn how to easily create a free-standing cushion to enhance and protect furniture.
When, Why, and How to Use a Walking Foot While Sewing
Also called an "even feed foot," this pressure foot is useful for sewing knits, quilting, and matching plaids or stripes. This article will explain how to attach and use the "walking foot" while keeping the original hem on a knit top.
How to Keep the Original Hem When You Shorten Curtains or Garments
We often need to shorten purchased curtains, clothing hems, sleeves, and possibly a tablecloth. We may also want to keep the original hem because of a certain decoration, stitching, or function (as in a cuff). Learn how to keep the original hem intact when you shorten or hem a purchased item.
How to Make a Giant Succulent 3D Pillow (With Pattern)
In this step-by-step tutorial, you'll learn how to sew a giant succulent 3D floor and sofa pillow for your home. This guide provides you with the patterns you'll need and tips for creating each layer of this plush pillow.
How to Sew Your Own Flat, Drawstring Cosmetic Bag
Do you like to see your makeup (or any items) all at once? Do you dislike digging through a traditional upright cosmetic bag for that little eye pencil? If so, this is for you. Learn how to make your own bag that will lay flat until you close it with the drawstring. An easy and forgiving project.
How to Make a Washable, Surgical-Type Mask Cover With Multi-Sized Patterns
This article will show you how to make your own reusable cloth mask, in different sizes and patterns to help slow the spread of COVID-19. You can hand sew them or use a sewing machine. They make great gifts for loved ones or thoughtful donations for medical professionals in need of more PPE.
How to Make a Scuba Hood or Diving Snood
Whether you want to keep hair strands out of your dive mask, protect your hair from tangles, or limit the water that gets in your hair, a scuba hood is easy to make. This can be an alternative to a traditional swimming cap, too.
How to Make Burping Cloths for Your Newborn, Infant or Baby
Learn how to sew a very nice burping cloth for your baby to vomit on instead of you.
DIY Baby Blanket With Satin Trim (Easy Sewing Project)
The arrival of my third grandson is just weeks away, and I wanted a very special gift for his baby shower. It has been years since I sewed a baby blanket, but I decided to tackle the process! I hope that you will find this article helpful.
DIY Valentine's Day Felt Heart Bookmark
This easy bookmark is the perfect craft project for Valentine's Day, or just to show your love of books! Each heart is made from felt and can be decorated in many ways. This bookmark is so charming, you'll want to make one for yourself and for everyone you love!
Make Matching Aprons to Celebrate an Event
Does your family gather every year for an event? Does your neighborhood hold a BBQ each summer? If food is involved, consider making an apron for everyone (or a special few) to remember these times. This is an easy project for a beginner because exact measurements are not essential.
How to Down-Size a Sweatshirt or Hoodie for a Better Fit
Do you have a sweatshirt that's just too large? Do you also have a sweatshirt (or other knit shirt) that fits well? I'll show you how to improve the larger one and make it something you'll want to wear.
Toy Pattern: "Mama Luv" Plushie With Zipper Pocket
Make a cute little zipper pocket plushie toy for your favorite child or grandchild. Even teenaged girls will love receiving this soft fleece companion. This project is super easy to make.
How to Alter Pants to Fit Your Body Shape: Taking out and Cinching In
Do your pants fit you like a glove? If they don't, consider trying out one of these techniques and hacks to make them work for you!
Turn Your Old Bell Bottoms, Bootcut, and Flare Jeans Into Skinny Jeans
Skinny jeans are in. If you just got the memo and you're still dressing like it's 2005 (you're not alone), don't throw those old flare jeans out! Save money by converting them into skinny jeans.
Fabulous Fabric Colored Pencil Holder: DIY Pattern
Tutorial for sewing a classy colored pencil holder. This project is easily adaptable for crayons, as well.
Upcycled Denim Tutorial: How to Make an Apron From Old Blue Jeans
Make this super cute and environmentally friendly apron by upcycling old jeans. It's easy with these detailed photos and step-by-step instructions.
How to Use a Sewing Machine: A Guide for Beginners
Seize the day, and learn to use your sewing machine! These practical tips will show you how to prepare your sewing machine and make your first perfectly formed stitches. You can do it!
How to Wind a Sewing Machine Bobbin in Five Easy Steps
Learn how to use the automatic bobbin winder on your sewing machine. This tutorial is perfect for beginners and includes step-by-step instructions and a video.
How to Stitch a Designer Long Frock for Your Child: Pattern-Cutting
In this Hub, I'll explain how I stitched a long frock for my daughter Anna during the Christmas season. The frock has lots of fun flairs, and is also easy to make.
How to Make an Umbrella Pattern Anarkali Churidar: Cutting and Stitching
Learn how to make an anarkali churidar with an umbrella-cut pattern.
How to Make a Messenger Bag out of an Old Pair of Jeans
If you're in the market for a new summer bag or simply want DIY tote ideas, this tutorial for a messenger bag is worth checking out.
How to Sew a Seam: Tutorial for Beginners With Photos
Seam sewing for the beginning sewer. Learn how to sew a seam in a few easy steps. Be clever, sew a seam.
28 Bag, Tote, and Purse Patterns and Craft Ideas (Free!)
Check out this collection of easy, stylish, and free bag patterns! These ideas for fashionable purses, clutches, and totes include pictures of finished projects and links to tutorials—for teens and adults.
How to Sew an Envelope Cushion Cover: Pattern and Video
Never sewn anything before but want to try? Learn how to easily sew an envelope cushion cover with these clear instructions and a helpful video!