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Sewing for Beginners

Fabric Scissors vs Normal Scissors: 7+ Differences Explained

If you’re new to sewing, you might be wondering what the difference is between fabric scissors and normal scissors? Are fabric scissors necessary? Or can you cut fabric with regular scissors? To find out, I spoke to Ernest Wright and LDH Scissors. Ernest Wright is a manufacturer of scissors. They’ve been in business since 1902! LDH Scissors […]

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Sewing Project Ideas

Turn Scrap Fabric into NEW Clothes: 14 Sewing Project Ideas

Not sure what to do with your fabric scraps? I’m here to help! This is part 1 of my ‘scrap fabric sewing project ideas’ series. Here are creative ways to use fabric scraps in your next clothing project. I looked to fashion brands for inspiration. I’m starting today’s list with ideas for smaller bits of […]

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Sewing Project Ideas

7 Easy First Sewing Project Ideas for Adults *TESTED*

Last summer, I spent 2 days teaching my cousin how to sew. She had never used a sewing machine before. Here are 7 first sewing project ideas for adults. I would genuinely recommend all of these to beginners like my cousin. I tested every single idea on this list to make sure it was easy […]

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Sewing Patterns

24 Best Headband Sewing Patterns & Tutorials (All Free!)

Headbands are a quick and easy sewing project idea for beginners. I rounded up 24 of the best headband sewing patterns and tutorials I’ve seen. The patterns are all free printable PDF files! This list includes: Multiple sizes for babies, toddlers, kids, and adults. Different fabric types (stretchy knits and non-stretch woven fabrics). Multiple styles: […]

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Sewing Patterns

How to Make Twisted Turban Headbands: PRO Way + Free Pattern

I bought 2 twisted ‘turban’ headbands ($5.50 and $24) and took them apart. Here’s exactly how to copy those professionally made headbands. This diy headband design includes: A twisted knot in the middle. Stretchy knit fabric, so it feels comfy. And the fabric edges won’t fray, so you don’t need to finish them. Elastic at […]

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Sewing Patterns

How to Make Wide Stretchy Headbands + Free Pattern (8 Sizes)

I studied 7 headbands from stores, including 2 headbands that I bought and took apart ($5.50 and $24). This tutorial is based on how those professional headbands were made. This DIY headband design includes: A flat shape in 2 widths: wide and extra wide. Stretchy knit fabric so it feels comfy. And the fabric edges […]

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Sergers & Overlockers

I Bought the Brother 4234D Overlocker: a Detailed Review

My review after using the Brother 4234D since 2018. Learn whether I recommend buying it or not.

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Sergers & Overlockers

Which Overlockers are Good Quality? (I Ask Specialists)

Industry specialists give advice on how to choose a good quality overlocker. Learn how to avoid buying a poor quality machine with this in-depth guide.

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Sergers & Overlockers

My Brother 2104D Overlocker Review (with Stitch Photos)

Find out if this is a good overlocker to buy, or if there are better ones out there.

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Sergers & Overlockers

My Brother 3034DWT Overlocker Review (with Stitch Photos)

In-depth review: Find out if the Brother 3034DWT is a good or bad overlocker to buy. Includes stitch photos, videos and industry specialists advice.