Tag Archive: basic stitching

Jul 19

How to Sew a Basic Table Cloth

Just the other day we got a new dining room table so I set off to the shop to see if I can find a nice new table cloth for the table. To my disgust I just couldn’t believe the price you have to pay for a piece of fabric if you think about it. …

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Sep 20

What is Stitching Cards

My experience is mostly in clothing but it seems like stitching cards are quite a popular thing to do these days. It gives a more personal touch to a card as a gift for a friend. It’s basically embroidery on a card; use some decorative stitches to create a nice gift card.So I decided to …

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Aug 25

How to Stitch a Lampshade Cover

Lampshade cover

Maybe some of you will think this is still very old school to cover your own lampshades but this is actually so easy to do. I have tried this even when I was in school so believe me when I say anybody can stitch a lampshade cover. I’m using stitching and elastic but you can …

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Feb 27

How does a Basic Cross Stitch Pattern work

cross stitch

One of the most popular needlework crafts is cross stitch and there are quite a few different types of stitches that can be used. I’m going to cover a basic cross stitch pattern that one can start with as we only starting and don’t want to complicate things for now. Firstly we need to look …

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Feb 06

How to do Basic Needlework

sewing

Needlework for me is actually sewing a garment, making curtains etc but needlework can also be any needle crafts work. Sewing a garment: Most of the time i make use of patterns that you can buy in shops because then i don’t need to still go and make a pattern. I would also suggest if …

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Feb 05

How to do Basic Stitches

sewing

Today it’s real easy if you have a sewing machine as you would rather use your sewing machine that do stitches by hand. But not everybody can afford or have a sewing machine so that’s why I’m going to explain some basic sewing stitches. Once you get the hang if these basic stitches and where …

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Feb 02

How to Sew a Button onto a Garment

You could either be making a garment or just need to sew a loose button onto your garment. So you need to decide what needle and what color thread you are going to use. You do get different needle sizes for different fabric types and the color of you thread should match your garment or …

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