Alternative Seam Rippers and Methods
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my FAVORITE sewing supplies
CUT My Favorite Seam Ripper - I love this seam ripper, I spend a lot of time with it, hahah. This is different than most because it's nice and big. The handle makes maneuvering
11 Nonconventional Sewing Tools - The Sewing Loft
Holy Cow, I never would have thought to use these everyday items could double as nonconventional sewing tools but WOW, I think they can really be helpful.
Clever tips and tricks using a sewing gauge
Sewing gauge is a fantastic multi use tool every sewists should own. Not only you can use it to measure and mark hem allowances, button placement, button sizes, tucks and pleats you can use it… View Post
Bobbin Tension Meter
Thread weights can vary greatly these days and the bobbin tension will need adjusted accordingly, so even if your sweet mama always said to never, ever, ever touch your bobbin tension, this easy-to-use Bobbin Tension Meter will allow you to do so with confidence. Can you guess how many grams the tension requires? If you guessed 23 grams, you would be correct! By pulling on the thread using the Bobbin Tension Meter you can measure and gauge the tension, making adjustments as needed. It's…
Cutting Tools for Sewing - The Sewing Loft
Cutting tools are an essential tool in sewing. Let's explore the different types and determine what is best for your sewing room.
How to add shape using a french curve ruler
Ever seen one of these deally-bobs before? My mom bought me mine...and it sat collecting dust for ages. I didn't see the point of curved ruler, and I didn't have a clue how to use it. As expert sewers go, I'm sure I still don't have a clue how to use it! Ha! So, I'm going to show you how I use it, whether it's how the books say to or not. This ruler has become indispensable to me, because I don't use patterns to sew. This ruler makes sure that everything I sew has the correct amount of…
Craftsy.com | Express Your Creativity!
If you think fabric glue is really only for people who don't how to use a sewing machine, think again. It's actually for savvy stitchers who know how to save time and effort without compromising results. Even experienced pros can find plenty to love about the sticky stuff once they realize how many…
From Ricochet's Tool Box
I'm not quite sure sometimes if I'm more clever or cheap or lazy. Most likely it's a combination of these qualities that make me the crafter that I am. Allow me to elaborate, please. There is always a home improvement project going on at my house. Hence, we always have an abundance of blue painter's tape lying around. As you probably already know, the main use of painter's tape is to tape off areas that you don't want to get paint on. Also, the main quality of the blue tape is that it is low…