Tag Archive: stitches

Jul 27

Create Invisible Hem in Jeans

So the other day when I was explaining how to hem kiddies pants I just used the normal original hemming procedure that we all know how to do. The invisible hem is quite nice to use and nobody even knows you adjusted the length of your jeans. I normally just use this method on jeans, …

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Jul 25

How to sew hems on kiddies pants

I normally just hem me or my husbands pants if needed but nowadays with the kiddies growing up and some pants are just way too long I have to start hemming their pants as well. So the basic principal is still the same to sew a hem its just smaller garments you working with. So …

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Jul 19

Knitting a Snood

I haven’t knitted in a long time but it’s winter here and I decided I want to knit a snood, nothing fancy just a basic snood especially as it’s also my first time knitting a snood. I went to our local supermarket and choose a black wool. Very boring I know but I don’t have …

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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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Jul 26

Basic Ironing Tips

Steam Ironing Machine

I don’t know about you all but I always assumed everybody would know how to iron clothes but it seems like there are a lot of people that just don’t bother or aren’t interested to learn. I’m not only talking about women but men as well. That’s why I going to give you some basic …

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Mar 14

7 Tips when doing Needlework

Needlework can entail a big amount of different sewing projects or needlework crafts. I enjoy needlework and it’s probably my favorite hobby as there are so many different needlework crafts or sewing projects that I can choose from. These tips are all my own tips and that I found works well for me. One tip …

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Feb 09

How to do basic Embroidery

Embroidery

I enjoy doing some decorative needlework crafts and embroidery is one of them. Embroidery is a method of decorating a fabric by stitching a design on it with a needle and thread. It may be done by hand or by zigzag action of a sewing machine. Today most of the clothing manufactures are making use …

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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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