Whether you are a novice sewer, or even just considering taking up sewing, or you’ve been sewing all your life, there is something that has constantly vexed you when you sew. Either it’s an awkward way to gather material or fraying problems, or it is something you just never could get the hang of, like sewing buttons.
Some things are just naturally tricky, but we all have our personal weaknesses too. Gathered here, however, are tips and tricks for all those common sewing problems. Whether you are an expert sewer or a beginner, you will be sure to benefit from some of these.
This trick will have you sewing buttons with ease.
Un-stubborn your straight pins with this hack.
This handy trick will keep those buttons secure.
Use this trick to sew without knotting your thread.
Easy Spool Refill
This hack will save you tons of time and headache.
Don’t pass over this tip if you ever plan to embroider.
Learn to ladder. It’s essential.
This will show you how to make a guide for a wide seam.
Fix threads this way.
This handy trick is brilliant.
Use this trick to finish those seams.
Easing Piping and Binding
Mini-clothes pins work better than straight pins.
Learn how to sew a circle with this tutorial.
Perfect Jeans Hems
This trick will have those collars crisp every time.
Make sure it doesn’t rip more than you want it to with this tip.
You can make your zippers invisible too. Here’s how.
Double Needle Hack
This hack will let you use a double needle even if you don’t have a second spool.
Use these tips to make printed patterns more successful.
Adjusts patterns with this how-to.
Pre-washing helps reduce fraying.
Dull scissors are the bane of sewers everywhere. Keep yours sharp!
Use this sewing trick to fix that constantly lost hoodie string.
Learn how to make a mitered corner here.
You’ll definitely want to check out this tip.
Make perfectly straight quilt lines with this tip.
This easy method will help you save time.
Bias Tape Template
Learn how to make one yourself here.
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