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6 Great Beginner Sewing Projects

6 Great Beginner Sewing Projects

Getting stuck into a project is an excellent way to develop your sewing skills and get tangible results. Whether you’re completely new to sewing or you’ve stitched by hand before but want to give...

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How To Choose The Right Sewing Thread

How To Choose The Right Sewing Thread

You have your sewing project in mind, your fabrics gathered and sewing machine ready to go. But have you stopped to consider the right sewing thread for your project? Choosing the correct thread for...

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Tips For Sewing Delicate Fabric

Tips For Sewing Delicate Fabric

Fine fabrics, such as lace, chiffon and silk can make beautiful garments. However, they can also cause several sewing machine problems, including snagging, puckering, and stretching. If you’d love...

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The Beginner’s Guide to Sewing

The Beginner’s Guide to Sewing

So, you’re looking to try your hand at sewing? Wonderful! Sewing, textiles, and embroidery can be extremely rewarding hobbies — all you need is the equipment and a little know-how to get going! As...

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