Sewing Techniques - 327 patterns

The Sewing Techniques category is a mix of sections that cover the technical aspects of sewing and how to sew.

Perhaps the most popular section in the category is indeed the Learn to Sew collection of links and this is the ideal place for newbie sewers to spend sometime browsing.

However there are also groups of projects and tutorials that will be of interest to more experienced sewers. If you enjoy making your own clothes, you'll surely be interested in making your own body form and we can also direct you to a wide range of tips and advice on all sorts of dressmaking subjects. Among other things, you'll also find all sorts of sewing machine related information and for the frugal, links to help on repairing and altering clothes.

How to Sew a Recessed Zipper on a Bag

This tutorial explains how you can close the top of a bag using a recessed zipper. This technique will work with just about any bag which has a lining,…
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Added 30 October, 2014

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How to Sew with Metallic thread

If you fancy adding a little glitz to your projects, sewing with metallic thread may be an idea you want to consider. In this article, you'll find tips…
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Added 26 October, 2014

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How to Install Bag Feet

If your looking for ways to make your homemade bags looks more professional, adding hardware such as clasps, feet, grommets, sliders, straps, rivets,…
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Added 14 October, 2014

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How to Sew a Hem Facing on a Circle Skirt

The same as you can sew a facing to the neckline or armhole of a dress to get a neat finish and hide the raw edges, you can also sew a facing to the hemline…
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Added 29 September, 2014

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How to Write Great Sewing Tutorials

If you're a keen sewist who's enjoyed working from other people's tutorial, this article may be enough to inspire you to try your hand at writing tutorials…
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Added 25 September, 2014

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How to Sew Snap Tape to Close a Pillow Back

Snap tape is a very quick and simple way to add a closure to the back of a throw pillow. This sewing tutorial looks at some of the different types available…
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Added 14 September, 2014

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Hemming Very Stretchy Fabric

In this article, you can see and compare a variety of different approaches to machine sewing hems when using very stretchy material. The pages shows the…
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Added 27 August, 2014

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How to Add a Zipper Pocket to Any Purse Pattern

So you have a basic purse pattern, or have a pattern that includes a basic slip pocket and you would like a zipper pocket. This tutorial shows how you…
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Added 26 August, 2014

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Tips for Buying Fabric Online

This video tutorial shows you how to compare different fabrics together, add and remove fabrics, see what works together as a package and what is a glaring…
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Added 19 August, 2014

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Designing a Sundress

This interesting article walks through the complete process of designing a sundress, from the initial thoughts through to the final design. Anyone looking…
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Added 16 August, 2014

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