Last Updated on July 30, 2017 by April
Whether you’re an expert at sewing or a beginner, there are always new tips and tricks to learn to make your experience better. From hemming distressed jeans to using hairspray on your thread, there is bound to be something in this list that you haven’t heard of yet. Have fun!
How to Use Pins
If you’re unsure how to correctly use pins when sewing, check out this wonderful tutorial that’ll get you started.
Hemming Distressed Jeans
If you often find yourself having trouble finding jeans that are short enough for your legs, here is a guide that’ll show you how to alter the hem.
DIY Patterned Weights
Grab some fabric from your local Michael’s if you are looking to create some patterned weights.
If you have ever wondered how you can make truly adorable ruffles, check out this tutorial to find out how!
Every single sewer should make sure to have sharp scissors at all times. Try out these tips to ensure your scissors are sharp at all times.
Metal Zipper Tips
Metal zippers have always been a mystery to me, but now I know how to work with them!
Sewing Buttons by Hand
Is it just me or is this dress so ADORABLE?
How to Wind and Thread Your Bobbin
If you are looking to get started on winding and threading, check out this tutorial by Ruffles and Stuff.
Just when you’ve mastered sewing in a straight line you realize that now you have to do some curves. But how? Go to Sew will let you know how!
Adjusting Waist Size Bigger
We all have been there; we try on our favorite jeans after not wearing them for a week to find out they don’t fit. No worries, this tutorial has got you covered.
Binding Your Quilt
If you ever need a lending hand while sewing, try some binder clips instead!
Hairspray as Needle Threader
Does your thread keep fraying? Don’t fret! Just add a touch of hairspray.
This tutorial will show you how to preserve the original wash and hem of your jeans. Cool, right?
Along the way, you’re definitely going to run into a sewing dilemma. Chances are, one or two of these tutorial will are have just saved you some time. What are you favorite sewing tricks? Let us all know in the comments!