Sew Organized: Sewing Pattern Storage

Organizing is always a challenge for sewists, and sewing pattern storage is at the top of the “pile.” Here are some great storage solutions to straighten up your studio! By Natasha Henry As sewists, we’ve all been excited about pattern releases and the feeling of supporting the newest pattern company to emerge. Before we know … Read more

How to Use a Twin Needle {Double Needle}

If you are sewing knits and want a professional-looking hem, then consider learning how to use a twin needle. Twin needles can also be called double needles and are simply 2 needles joined together with one shank at the top. Once you are confident sewing knits and getting great results, it will open up a … Read more

How to Make {SPAGHETTI STRAPS} Perfectly

In Summertime, strappy dresses with spaghetti straps are all must-haves for the new season. If you are about to leap into summer then knowing how to turn a tube of fabric to make straps, ties, and snazzy bag handles is going to be on your to-do sewing list. It doesn’t matter if you are going … Read more

WHAT IS A FAT QUARTER? Fabric Pre-Cut Sizes

So what is a fat quarter? A fat quarter, in the sewing world, is something you really need to embrace. They are measured pre-cut pieces of fabric that can be used for all sorts of sewing and quilting patterns. Fat quarters are a really great fabric size used for quilting, applique, and other small projects. … Read more

The Basics of Multi-Needle Machine Embroidery

Find out, in our three-part series, whether a multi-needle embroidery machine might be the next machine for you. By Kymona Tracey So, you love machine embroidery and want to explore bigger machine options. Perhaps you want to embroider larger designs or place designs in smaller spaces without unstitching a completely sewn item. Maybe you want … Read more

How to Transfer Embroidery Patterns – 8 Best Ways

Learn how to transfer embroidery patterns. The delicate art of transferring designs to your piece of embroidery fabric can be challenging and will vary according to the type, color, and weight of your fabric. So what is the best way to get the beautiful design you have chosen onto the fabric ready for the embroidery … Read more

Serger School: Flatlock Savvy – Sew Daily

|Sponsored| Functional, decorative, and comfortable, the flatlock is one of the most versatile stitches on a serger. Eager to give this stitch a try? Learn the best tips and techniques to achieve a perfect flatlock stitch on your serger. Flatlock Basics On the upper side, the stitch looks similar to a regular overlock stitch, and … Read more

How to Make Overlocker Jewelry

I love my BERNINA L 890 overlocker because it’s so easy to use, takes the guesswork out of threading and stitch selection, and gives a professional look to my projects. I also love all of the creative serging possibilities! Give me some accessory feet and assorted decorative threads and I’m happily on my way to … Read more