Step up your sewing game and make your DIY sewing projects easier with these 9 hacks we’ve put together for you. Increase your skills, speed up your process, be a batter seamstress in a snap! From hacks to just some pretty awesome tips you will wish someone have told you years ago. Whether you’re new to sewing or an old pro, you’ll sure find something helpful.
1. The Secret to Hemming Curved Edges
No more frustration or lumpy hemlines! Learn how to hem curved edges, like a neckline, using Lisa’s little secret. This trick will get you a nice smooth hem at the first try! Guaranteed.
2. Test Your Stitch Before You Sew It
Hold your horses! We know you can’t wait to get started with your sewing projects. But, as Alicia Thommas says, experience has taught her that ripping out a bad seam is even worse than testing a stitch. Check out her recommendations.
3. Bodkin Basics
This is an understated, misunderstood sewing tool in the workroom. Learn the basis and how to’s of this handy tool to easily fed through a casing ribbon, yarn, or elastic. Try it!
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4. How to Sew Buttons by Hand
You thought you knew how to sew a button? Think again. Learn the secret! This fool-proof method on hand-sewing a button will wow you. So simple, so easy. Don’t sleep on this one!
5. No More Tangles
No matter what sewing project you are working on, you’ll probably have to use a hand needle and, easily twistable, knotting thread. Lear some tips on how to have a tangle-free hand sewing experience!
6. Needle Threading Secret
This is all over the internet! Haven’t you see it? For a tired sight, newbies, or simply if that thread is being extra difficult, this is a super simple trick to threading a needle.
7. Finding the Grain
Fit. That’s why finding the grainline is so important. If you want you clothe to fit properly and don’t twist in odd places, this trick is a must. Caitlin Clarck has you covered on this one!
8. How to Keep Buttons on Longer
Missing buttons sure sucks. We know that. But you can prevent it from happening. How, do you wonder? Nail polish. A drop of clear polish will keep the threads together longer!
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9. Stop Your Rulers From Slipping
Accuracy in sewing is important, and you can only achieve it with a ruler! But what if it keeps slipping? If you don’t want your cloths to end up the wrong size, the go ahead and check out this trick.
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Make your sewing faster and more fun with these amazing sewing hacks! Don’t forget to check out our amazing sewing scissors to make it even easier!