sewing tips and tricks Archives - Totally Stitchin

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by Heather

Summer Sewing with Knits

July 4, 2014 in Tips & Tricks

Learn easy tricks for sewing with knits and improve your summer sewing. The Sewing Loft Hello Totally Stitchin' fans!  Heather here for our first Friday date. Have you ever wanted to infuse your wardrobe with a few custom pieces but didn't know where to start? Well, summer is actually one of the best times to explore the world of apparel sewing.  The silhouettes are forgiving, the color assortment is endless and the fabrics are just plain ...
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by Tori

New Blog Series from Stitchin’ Woman Heather

April 3, 2014 in News

Totally Stitchin': Heather's Helpful Hints   I'm so excited to announce Heather's Helpful Hints, a new monthly series here on Totally Stitchin'! Starting this Friday, Heather from The Sewing Loft will be sharing her favorite tips & tricks to help us all become better sewists. From sewing techniques to project ideas, Heather will be serving up tons of helpful tidbits. Keep an eye out on the ...
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by Elise

Notching and Clipping Hills and Valleys

June 5, 2013 in Tips & Tricks

Totally Stitchin': Hills and Valleys One of the first tips my mom shared with me when I started sewing was the importance of notching and clipping hills and valleys. It is such a simple thing to do but makes a huge difference in your finished product. It helps the fabric lay correctly when you turn it right side out. Take a look at what I ...
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Sewing with a Double Needle

June 17, 2010 in General, Videos

Double needles are great for decorative stitching, hemming, and heirloom sewing. In this short video: - Learn what size double needle Nancy Zieman recommends for heirloom sewing, hemming, and decorative stitching - Watch Nancy demonstrate how easy it is to thread your machine for use with a double needle - See a quick demonstration on how to stitch a perfect double stitch hem ...
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