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  • How to sew a beanie using a sweater

    Did you know that you can turn old sweaters into really cool knit hats? In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to sew a knit hat beanie using a sweater. And I can pretty much guarantee that everyone will think you knitted the hat! This is a…

  • Video: Altering sewing patterns for a petite body

    So what to do when parts of your body are shorter than the body type the sewing pattern is drafted for? In this video, I go through all the things one needs to consider when shortening a pattern, including the steps I take myself when…

  • How to sew perfect topstitching

    Topstitching can be kinda tricky to perfect, especially since the stitching is so visible. So this is definitely an area where it is easy to become a bit obsessive. But there are actually quite a few tricks to master this technique and once you apply…

  • How to make clothing patches (no embroidery required)

    Want to make custom patches, but have no embroidery machine and perhaps only need a limited number? Then maybe my latest experiment could be of some use. It’s basically faking an embroidered patch using iron-on textile transfer film and some nifty, but simple techniques. So…

  • Video: Master the serger

    Here is the full replay of my livestream about sergers/overlockers.  As usual the chat was lit with lots of tips and questions. Topics that we covered in the livestream My own serger journey Serger stitches and their different uses The difference between a serger and…