How To Make Pleats

| January 30, 2018

Pleats can be rather daunting at times, and if you’re not familiar with the terms knife pleat, box pleat or continuous pleats, it might be scary when you know you want pleats of some kind in a garment or in a craft item. Pleats are folds in the fabric that provide controlled fullness.  Pleating may […]

EASY Reversible Headband And Ear Warmer Pattern

| January 23, 2018

This has been a very cold winter stretching all the way into “sunny” Florida, where temperatures have been dipping into the teens.  Help!! Protect your ears with this easy fleece headband/ear warmer combo. Follow the easy step by step instructions and make several of the headband/ear warmers in no time at all!  Very easy to […]

Six Success Tips for Sewing Businesses

| January 16, 2018

1) Find Your Niche Some people think that focusing on a niche is thinking too small, but having a niche product line is actually a wonderful thing!  If you really want to compete with Sears and Toys ‘R Us, you can do that by offering better customer service or by providing more guarantees, but it […]

How To Repair Burns In A Carpet

| January 9, 2018

This is the time of the year that those of us with woodburning fireplaces can have problems with flying sparks that burn small holes in the carpet near the fireplace.  OR, even those who smoke can drop hot ashes from the cigarette and again singe or burn a hole in the carpeting.  Actually these small […]

Out With The Old – In With The New!

| January 2, 2018

Have you been satisfied with the progress your business has made this past year?  Have you left too many things “undone”?    Are you constantly trying to put two days’ worth of work into one day and end up getting very little accomplished, and mostly being frustrated? Now is the time to sit down and think about what […]