Welcome to the sewing world!

Below is a collection of helpful, useful, entertaining, interesting guides, step-by-step tutorials and expert tips that will help you to learn sewing and achieve professional results.

I would love to say it is easy and fast. But I won’t. Because I am trying to be honest. Because sewing is not like slapping together fabric pieces and hoping to make something from them. There is quite a lot that goes into sewing.

So start learning today because there is a lot to learn.

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Great benefits of silk fabric

Great benefits of silk fabric

When we hear the word “silk” we usually imagine soft luxurious fabric with nice sheen. But there are many different types of silk fabric: very fine, almost weightless and heavyweight, woven and knitted, glossy and matte, stiff and flowing, well draping, translucent and opaque, structured and flat, etc.
Is 100% silk fabric really awesome? To quote Oscar de la Renta, “Silk does for the body what diamonds do for the hand.”

No Sew Fabric Christmas Ornament to Easily Personalize Your Tree

No Sew Fabric Christmas Ornament to Easily Personalize Your Tree

Would you like to have a very crafty Christmas? This ornament will add an unusual touch to your Christmas tree. You can make it together with kids and you’ll probably hang this ornament on your tree year after year. This no-sew ornament is crafted from soft spandex fabric with metallic accents. Deep red and shimmering in the light, this ornament is a real show-stopper. In bright red with some sparkle details, it’s the perfect way to make your Christmas tree shine.

Tulle Christmas Tree

Tulle Christmas Tree

We all strive to decorate our homes for Christmas as beautifully as possible and put up a Christmas tree with various types of garlands and ornaments, right? If you are a creative person and like DIY projects try to make Christmas decorations from fabric – it’s easy to create exclusive décor for the holidays.
In this tutorial I will show you how to make a Christmas tree from tulle – this is an easy project even for beginners. And you can make the tree together with your kids.

First time quilting: how to make a wreath with fabric or a round table topper

First time quilting: how to make a wreath with fabric or a round table topper

If you’re open to DIY decorating and have some basic sewing skills you’re sure to enjoy this easy sewing project that’s both fun and stylish. It can’t be done in 30 minutes, I spent 3 hours on making the wreath with fabric but the finished product is definitely worth the effort. This design is easy to tailor for various preferences. You can use it as a round table topper (and a show-stopper) to give your dining table a vivid focal point. Or you can use it as a Christmas wreath – an easy way to add visual interest to a room.

Most common types of silk fabric

Most common types of silk fabric

There are many different types of silk fabric and it is very easy to get confused with all of them. It depends on the type of weaving, quality of silk threads, the country where silk was manufactured, and many other factors. You can’t easily find many kinds of pure silk in fabric stores ( like Joann fabrics in USA and Fabricland in Canada for example) to compare them, to touch them and to feel the difference.
To me, most distinguished types of silk are Charmeuse, Dupioni, Chiffon, Organza, Velvet, Raw Silk, Jersey Silk, Silk Mesh. I have all of them and can see the dissimilarity.
But I am really puzzled about other types of natural silk fabric like Shantung, Georgette, Crepe, Satin, Habotai, Crepe de China, China Silk, Noil, Taffeta, Brocade, Broadcloth, Faille, Duchess Satin, etc. So let’s try to research more and define them.

DIY last minute Christmas gifts

I think there are no better tools than your sewing and embroidery machines for quick and lovely gift ideas. You can make unique one-of-a-kind gifts to show your friends and family that you care.
Check out these attractive, useful projects you can sew! The best part is that they don’t require a complete workshop and years of sewing experience – just a few common sewing tools and some old-fashioned sewing machine.

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