Sewing Techniques - 331 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 Steeply Slanted or Bias Seams

This is something you may not come across very often, but it’s good to know for the first time that you are called upon to sew a slanted seam.…
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Added 19 January, 2015

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3 Methods for Boxing Corners on Bags

One common feature that most bags will have is some kind of volume. Whether this is created with pleats, darts or a squared off bottom, the bag is given…
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Added 7 January, 2015

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How to Sew a Fly Front Zipper

There is no need to be deterred by that fly front zipper – you can do it. When learning a new skill, you can always practice on scraps first before…
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Added 29 December, 2014

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Must Have Features for Your First Serger

A break from free sewing patterns with this article that looks at the key features for anyone considering buying a serger sewing machine. For those looking…
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Added 18 December, 2014

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Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Sewing Machine

This page offers tips to help you clean and maintain your sewing machine at home. The information concentrates on machines with front loading bobbins…
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Added 17 December, 2014

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How to Trace a Pattern

For many hobby sewists, pattern tracing work might be a cumbersome activity. This is an easy and super fast solution to get the correct size pattern from…
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Added 17 November, 2014

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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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