Hi everyone! I’m tapping out this post on my iPad and using the WordPress app to do everything I did on my laptop —- which broke and succumbed to the injuries. Until I replace it, this is how I will blog. Tap-blogging is a new experience for me; an external keyboard will be joining this… Read More Making a Scrunchie with the Burrito Technique? Wonders of YouTube.
If your sewing machine brand offers a variety of specialty presser feet, try and find a button sewing foot. Fair warning: it’s not a necessary accessory to have but it is fun to use and yes, for the hand-sewing haters it’s useful. Fair, fair warning: someone has come up with a trick (hack?) to sew… Read More Sew On a Button By Machine: Bernina Foot #18
Hello, blogworld! I am back after an unintended month-long-plus hiatus from writing. No, I am not sick or anything horrifying like that; some things just got in the way of regular weekly posts. Now I’m glad to be back!! So, taking over from the point where I stopped writing, here’s something fun. I call it… Read More NOWEK (No One Will Ever Know) Sewing Trick: Fake Buttonhole on the Collar Band
Beginner seamstresses, be fearless in your efforts to learn the art and skill of good sewing. This post is for you. Lets say you want to sew up something where two seam edges are NOT a straight line. This non-linear seam may be a purely creative design or an essential structural element in your sewing… Read More Basic Sewing Concept: Clipping the Curved Seam
Skill up!! What a fantastic term. I came across it in a newspaper article about a business which refused to let automation displace it’s employees; the bosses decided to offer the employees free training to understand and handle the robots, thereby making them technically “skill up” to a much higher plane. I am far from… Read More Skill Up
The learning – it must never stop. Even a self-professed, know-it-all like me must continue to learn and be inspired to sew. So, I binge-watched online sewing classes, and totally neglected the actual sewing. Grey silk tunic, move aside…. Disclaimer: I have no business affiliation with Craftsy. except as a satisfied customer. I’m just giving… Read More The Learning Continues: I Binge Watched 3 Sewing Classes