In Sewing……Pressing Matters

| October 30, 2014

To achieve the professional look in sewing, it is absolutely essential to press as you sew. In addition to the iron and ironing board, it is helpful to have pressing cloths and a tailor’s ham. Fiber, texture and thickness of the fabric determines how the fabric is pressed. Fiber content dictates the temperature of the […]

Easy Ways To Change Your Blouse/Dress Pattern

| October 23, 2014

If you’re like the majority of us, buying a pattern is the easy part.  Getting that pattern to FIT properly is the hard part.  The “problem areas” can be as different as night and day, but whether the hips are too tight if the top fits, the shoulders are too wide if the bust area […]

Teach Your Child To Sew

| October 20, 2014

Now that cold weather is upon us, it is a perfect time to bring out some scraps and teach your child to sew.  Or, if you have young children, sewing cards would be a great way to get them started sewing, while you’re busy at your sewing machine. The e-z-sew sewing cards come in 6 […]

SimFlex Expanding Sewing Gauge

| October 16, 2014

The SimFlex Expanding Sewing Gauge gives you fast and accurate measuring.  It is quick and easy to use.             At first glance, you’d think it might only be for measuring button/button hole spacing.  While it is PERFECT for measuring accurace spaces for buttons and buttonholes, it has many other uses. […]