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Sewing Thread Choices

Using the right thread is very important in order to achieve the perfect finish in a sewing project, understanding the different kinds available in the market will prevent problems such as broken thread or uneven tension. You must also be aware that there are different thicknesses, and these are specified in numbers, the higher the… Read More

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How to Attach Feet to a Bag

Metal feet for handbags come in different colours and shapes, but they are all very easy to use. Most of them have prong (legs) that go through the fabric and in some cases those are close together, sometimes they are apart as seen in this  picture. If the prongs are separated, you should get a… Read More

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Renaissance Ribbons

Renaissance Ribbon We  “sewists”  and crafters in general have learned to embellish our work and projects using different materials, we  search haberdashery and DIY stores looking for that special thing that will add the perfect detail to the piece we are working on. We have also learned to transform and recycle buttons, lace, ribbon, jewellery,… Read More

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Faux Suede Fabric

Faux Suede Fabric Faux suede is an excellent material to give your projects a more stylish look and fusible interfacing or stabilizer adheres very well to it. I recommend, however, a cotton version as the synthetic mix will not stand the heat of the iron when using the interfacing. The bag in the picture is… Read More

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Working with Waxed Cotton

Working with Waxed Cotton I just want to share with you my opinion on waxed cotton fabric. This is cotton material that has been treated with wax and it is used in the manufacture of weather resistant clothing. I personally like the aged look and the leather like feel. I have used it in different… Read More