Sewing

How to Prevent Puckering

So, sometimes you're sewing and you think everything is going really well, and then you pull your fabric out from behind your machine and you look at it, and the fabric is all puckered. So, let's talk about a couple things that you can do to ...

Reasons Why Top Thread Keep Breaking

We are going to talk about why does my top thread keep breaking? I don't know if you've ever experienced this, I know I have. You'll be sewing and all of a sudden your top thread will just break right in the middle of a seam.Super annoying! So ...

How to use a wide hem foot

Hi, I'm Linda from Sewing Bee Fabrics. I want to show you how to use a wide hem foot.Most people are more familiar with the little brother - the rolled hem foot. This is the foot that you use for very light fabrics to try and get a teeny tiny ...

Threading a Sewing Machine

I'm going to teach you how to use a sewing machine. This is bare-bones how to set up a sewing machine for you as a home sewer so you can feel confident every time you sit down to sew.Keep in mind I've been working on a Bernina machine, your ...

Tips for Sewing Ribbon in Clothing Repair

I am going to tell you how to sew the ribbon on the garment.First we are going to fold down the ends. This one will be under the collar so you don't have to be so fussy about how it is going to look because it is going to be under the collar so ...

Quick Tips to Make it Stress Free when Sewing Denim

Some generic tips for working with denim regardless of your project. First let's talk about the fabric itself denim comes in a lot of different weights like most fabrics and it can range anywhere. From a light denim to very thick heavy denim like ...

Tips for Traveling with your Sewing

We're talking about how to bring your sewing with you when you travel I travel a lot for work and for personal trips but it can really impact my sewing schedule so I wound up bringing a lot of work with me.It's a great way to pass the time when ...

How to stop thread jam and cotton lock for beginner sewer

It's frustrating, right? You've just figured out how to thread the machine, filled your bobbin, got it all going, you start to sew, and it just turns into a big, ugly mess. All the threads are jammed up.They're all knotted, or they disappear, or ...

Guides for Binding Curves on Carpet & Flooring

Need to sew binding on carpet and flooring? Here are some simple tips which will help improve the process of sewing the binding around gentle outside curves using the Sailrite 1 ¼” Binder. Okay, a couple of things that we’re doing here that are a ...

How to Keep Your Sewing Line Straight

Let's cover a couple of tips and techniques on sewing a straight line and keeping the straight line straight.The first thing we need to do is establish what seam allowance you want. If you want a quarter inch seam allowance you can use the lines ...

How to Make it Easier when Sewing with Vinyl or Pleather

Tutorial for how to make the skirt, but I also wanted to teach a tips for sewing with pleather and vinyl because this is one of those things that can be a little intimidating at first if you've never sewn with it before so we're going to cover a ...