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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Sewing Tips and Tricks Round Up

Here are a few clever tips and tricks that I've rounded up on pinterest. What are your favorite sewing tips?

Add tape to the bottom of your presser foot to sew vinyl easily.

Printable bias tape maker.

Keep spools and bobbin thread together with golf tees.

Store ribbon in oatmeal canister.

Add seam allowance to your own patterns.

Make the perfect hem.


Unknown said...

I'm pretty sure the printable bias tape maker and pencils-taped-for-seam-allowance are going to change my life. Thanks for sharing!

Lynette @ My Craft Discovery said...

I tried the seam allowance pencil thing, it was awesome! I also put an sharpened pencil sandwiched between two pencils to enlarge the pattern a bit as well. Worked great! I'll have to make myself a ribbon holder. That is awesome!

Jessica at Me Sew Crazy said...

These tips are awesome! Do you know how many oatmeal cannisters we go through, and the tangled mess that is my ribbon? I love it!

Cindy's Custom Creations said...

I regularly use the perfect hem tip, but the other ones are new to me. Thanks!

Brian & Carol said...

As I was going through these I was thinking, "BAAAHHHH! Why did I not know this sooner?!" Thanks for sharing!

Maria said...

the seam allowance tip is awesome-awesome

Unknown said...

Really impressed with these tips. It can sometimes be difficult to learn things like this when you're a beginner Sewing Makes Me Happy has some more tips similar to these :)