sewing tips roundup

by kath_red on 26/09/2010

in Features, Sewing+Fabric

Here is a list of sewing tips, sewing basics and sewing techniques – lots of lovely visual tutorials – do you have any more to add to this list?

Nicole has a huge range of sewing tutorials – many related to bag making – like using interfacing, how to quick un-pick zip tips, and bias tape.

Make it and love it has a really good tute on curves and clipping seams and more sewing tips too – like gathering, how to cut fabric,

casey brown has a guide to sewing tools

Sew mama sew has plenty of sewing tutorials such as this one from Tina Sparkles on using colour in your refashioning, how to embellish knit fabrics, sew sally has a tute on how make your homemade clothing look more professional, and some tips on getting the right tools for the job. … And there is more at sew mama sew: lining, darts, free motion quilting, choosing fabric, buttonholes, and get the stitch book courtesy of Cassi from Bella Dia and how to finish seams.

fishsticks and fries has some hemming tips
Simply modern mom has some tool tips, a guide to sewing machine parts, and don’t forget her 5 basic sewing tips.

five green acres – how to easily add seam allowance and tools of the trade

Sewing Jeans using the ‘hump jumper’

The mother huddle has some sewing tips easy elastic waist band and ribbon storage solutions.

Craft apple – all about rulers

Salt and chocolate has some sewing tips for the beginner,

The house of mirth discusses wearing what you sew.

pink chalk studio has tips on laminated sewing and adjusting patterns and how to make double fold binding.

How to do pleats

Prudent baby discusses sewing machines

tutorial on shirring and how to do a zip

Cathie fillian has a great post on Teaching kids to sew – more posts on how to teach a child to sew.

Craft stylish – how to choose a needle and top 10 sources of fabric

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

1 di September 26, 2010 at 5:06 am

A great collection of info! I’ve posted my own top 5 sewing tips last week:


2 Miranda September 27, 2010 at 1:07 am

Ahh you’re my hero!!! Thank you for compiling this!!


3 Julie @SeriousSewing September 28, 2010 at 9:31 pm

Wow, that’s a LOT of links. It’s going to take a while to read through these. Thanks!


4 Kelly September 29, 2010 at 8:45 pm

Oh boy, this ought to keep me busy! Thanks for the roundup! :)


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