Sewing

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…

Christmas gift ideas for your sewing room by The Sewing Korner

10 Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Sewing Room

If you’re making out a Christmas wishlist and you’re a sewist, it’s easy to determine what types of items to put on that list. In fact, there are a lot of gift Ideas for your sewing room that you can think of if you put your mind to it, so it shouldn’t be difficult to […] 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…

how to alter a tshirt by hand, a tutorial featured by top US sewing blog, The Sewing Korner

The Complete Guide on How to Alter a TShirt by Hand

What do you do if you pull out your Tshirt and discover that it doesn’t fit quite right? Luckily, you can alter a T-shirt in a few easy steps.  Here is the basic overview on how to alter a T-shirt: Cut along the side seams to remove sleeves Hem and sew seam shut Cut off […] Read more…

5 Essential Sewing Tools for Beginners, a sewing tutorial featured by top US sewing blog, The Sewing Korner

Five Essential Sewing Tools for Beginners

If you’re a novice at sewing, it’s easy to feel a little bit overwhelmed. Determining the best sewing tools for beginners can be especially difficult, but it doesn’t have to be that way. The fact is that you don’t have to rush out and buy dozens of tools just to get started on your sewing […] Read more…

How to Hem a leather skirt, a sewing tutorial featured by top US sewing blog, The Sewing Korner

How to Hem a Leather Skirt the Easy Way

Sewing leather clothing items can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, if you’re looking for an easy way to hem a leather skirt or pair of pants, it’ll be easy to find. The bottom line is, there are several methods you can use to hem anything made out of […] Read more…

How to Teach a Child to Sew by Hand, tips featured by top US sewing blog, The Sewing Korner

How to Teach a Child to Sew by Hand: A Step-by-Step Guide

It is amazing how well children as young as five years old can pick up and learn to sew by hand. As they learn how to make the stitches, it relaxes them, and they begin to focus on the project. In fact, they often love it so much and get excited to see the finished […] Read more…

sewing machine safety rules for beginners by top US sewing blog, The Sewing Korner

Top Five Sewing Machine Safety Rules for Beginners

Many years ago, people always learned to sew by hand. However, with the invention of the sewing machine, many people go right to this method. Although there are ways in which using a sewing machine is easier than sewing by hand, it can be dangerous if you don’t know the basics of sewing machine safety. […] Read more…

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