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Category: Sewing Tips and Tricks

The Selfish Sew: Or How I Learned to Love Myself and Throw Away My Old Undies

Old underwear seems to have—at least for me—a kind of magnetic pull.  I would glare at my stretched-out, ugly old Walmart undies every time I put them away in a drawer, but I’d still put them on again each morning without fail. When I first started sewing, my focus was on learning the basics, and …

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Cutting Out Fabric

A lot of people were taught to pin the pattern to the fabric, and then cut with fabric shears (that you threaten death to anyone who dares suggest using them on paper!) ​​  photo from some e cards This is even how I was taught to cut things in apparel design school…but it isn’t the …

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Knit stitches

There are SO many different types of stitches and fabrics and sometimes it can be overwhelming trying to figure out what goes with what, especially if you’re new to sewing!   The very first class you take as an apparel design student is basic construction – where you learn how to sew. My classmates ranged …

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