Sewing Tutorials

how to sew buttonhole by hand - a tutorial by The Sewing Korner

How to Sew a Buttonhole by Hand

If you find yourself without a sewing machine and you need to know how to sew a buttonhole by hand, read on. While it may sound complicated, the truth is that sewing a buttonhole by hand doesn’t have to be complicated or time-consuming, especially if you know what you’re doing. And knowing what you’re doing […] Read more…

how to sew velcro - a tutorial by The Sewing Korner

How to Sew Velcro: Easier Than You Think

Velcro is the brand name for a product known as hook-and-eye tape, but most people simply call it Velcro, just the same way that most people call tissues Kleenex. If you’re wondering how to sew Velcro, just know that it’s much easier than you think. In fact, you don’t even have to be an experienced […] Read more…

Techniques for Sewing with Elastic Thread

Elastic thread is great for people who want to make ruffles or use shirring when they are sewing. It is thicker than standard thread, and it works with certain fabrics such as elastic or jersey cotton. Start by winding the elastic thread until your bobbin is full, and then thread your sewing machine top with […] Read more…

how to use a rotary cutter on fabric, a step by step tutorial featured by top sewing blog, The Sewing Korner

How to Use a Rotary Cutter on Fabric

If you’re a sewer or especially a quilter, you need to know how to use a rotary cutter. Simply put, rotary cutters are a little like pizza cutters because they are round and cut through fabric as you push them along the material you’re trying to maneuver. Learning how to use a rotary cutter isn’t […] Read more…

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