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Why Do I Get Bunched Up Thread Under My Fabric?

Thread bunching (also known as birdnesting or thread looping) is one of the most annoying sewing machine problems because it is tedious to unpick and tends to

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Sewing Pins: A Love-Hate Relationship

Pinning is one of the most tedious aspects of sewing. That’s why I hate it! When I’m in a hurry, it is the first step

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How to Mark Notches When Cutting Out Sewing Pieces

When I was learning to sew, my sewing teacher always had me cut little triangles that poked out from the seam allowance wherever there was

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How to Care for Sewing Scissors

Sewing scissors are one of the most important tools to have in your sewing kit. Invest in a good pair of sewing scissors or shears and

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Simple Way to Prevent Fabric Stretching While Cutting

A common mistake people make when cutting out pattern pieces is letting the excess fabric hang off the edge of their cutting surface. If you’ve ever

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