Our sewing community is so skilled! We asked on our Facebook Page if any of you had a new sewing trick you’d like to share, and we got so many great responses. Learn more about your fellow sewers and what tricks they have picked up along the way. Make sure to try out a few of them and let us know how it goes!
With 2018 just around the corner, we’ve taken a look back our top tips, selected by YOU, from 2017. Read below to see the most popular articles and videos this year at National Sewing Circle! 1. 5 Clever Ideas for Storing Your Sewing Supplies When it comes to sewing, most of us like to have
Pinking shears are a fantastic tool to add to your sewing kit. They are not something you will need right away, but once you get all the basics stocked and are ready to add on some of the extras, pinking shears should be at the top of the list. (Especially if you are making garments.)
Sewing zippers can be one of the most intimidating and sometimes frustrating part of a sewing project. It always seems like the zipper or top fabric – or both – wants to move around. Here are some tips and tricks that can make sewing zippers a little easier. 1. Pin the zipper to just the
When it comes to sewing a garment, buttons and button holes are usually some of the last things people think about. However, choosing the right ones can have a big outcome on how your finished project turns out. First, let’s talk about buttons. It’s always a good idea to pick your buttons before you start
There are thousands of folks out there who learn to sew for one reason only: to hem pants! We’ve all been there: standing in the dressing room, thrilled to have found that perfect pair of slacks that hits you in all the right places, only to realize that (shoot!) they’re way too long! Luckily, you
Cutting patterns on the bias grain of fabric adds a ton of visual interest as well as great shape. But first of all, what the heck is the bias? When you are using a woven fabric such as quilting-weight cotton, the threads run left and right and are woven with other threads going from top
Appliqué is incredibly fun, incredibly beautiful, and incredibly tedious! As you know, appliqué is the art of using multiple small fabrics in specific shapes to make an image or fabric “drawing” on your project. If you are doing a more complicated scene like in Jessica’s video, this can be incredibly daunting and time consuming. Can