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best tip ever for cutting fabric in a straight line! Make a small cut, pull out a the thread of fabric at the cut, and voila! A straight line for a guide! Can't wait to see if this works!

Best tip ever for cutting fabric in a straight line. Measure, snip, pull one thread, cut on the line the pulled thread leaves.

Cute curtains but the absolute BRILLIANCE in this post lies in its explanation of how to cut a perfectly straight line in a large piece of fabric

Molly's Sketchbook: Lovely Lined Curtains - The Purl Bee - Knitting Crochet Sewing Embroidery Crafts Patterns and Ideas!

If you have ever wondered how to use the universal invisible zipper foot on your sewing machine or you just want an easy tutorial to learn how to sew in an invisible zipper, this is a great one. Invisible zippers can be hard but this tutorial shows you an easy way to do it. Get the needed zipper...

Easy Sewing DIY – Learn How to Sew in an Invisible Zipper

The only acceptable paint job for a smart car diy smart phone wallet sewing tutorial Easy Sewing DIY – Learn How to Sew in an Invisible Zipp.

How to thread a sewing machine

Understanding Sewing Machine Stitches

Sewing Tips and Tricks: The Stitch Starter - help to prevent sheer or thick fabrics from getting chewed up at the start of stitching! (Tip fro: http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/09/stitch-starter/)

Stitch Starter: A Sewist's Running Board

Starting a seam in very thin or very thick fabric can be problematic. Consider using a stitch starter. Close Up on Sewing Machine Foot with Two Pieces of Fabric Feeding In

Learn how and when to sew different types of seams - plain, welt, french, flat felled ~ Threading My Way

Different Types of Seams...

Sewing tips and hacks are in place to make the life of individuals who sew for a living or as a hobby easier. Below are 10 important sewing hacks that can be used to increase a person’s skills, keep things more organized or speed up the process.

Ultimate Guide for How to Cut Fabric WITH a Rotary Cutter

Ultimate Guide for How to Cut Fabric WITH a Rotary Cutter

So, last to last week I shared how to cut fabrics perfectly straight WITHOUT a rotary cutter for those of us who couldn't get their hands on a rotary cutte

Very helpful information on sewing tension and also the machine needle.

Sewing School Day 3 ~ Tension

How to sew in a zipper. Probably the most frustrating thing in sewing. I will be trying this.

Lav’s lapped zip

Patch a Hole in a Piece of Clothing.  With only a few sewing supplies and the most basic stitches, you can repair the hole on any garment. We used a denim shirt to demonstrate.

Patch a Hole in a Piece of Clothing

Simple Patch With only a few sewing supplies and the most basic stitches, you can repair the hole on any garment. Learn How to Patch a Hole How to Sew a Simple Patch

As a beginner sewer, I found this site incredibly helpful for learning multiple ways to cut straight lines in fabric.

Another pinner said - As a beginner sewer, I found this site incredibly helpful for learning multiple ways to cut straight lines in fabric.

1. Buttonhole Scissors  2. Pinking Shears  3. Thread Nippers  4. Tailor's Shears  5. Eight-Inch Dressmakers Shears  6. Embroidery Scissors  7. Applique Scissors

Sewing Scissors

Sewing Scissors You may want to consider buying specialized scissors for the type of work you'll be doing. Some sewing scissors are for general use when working with fabric; others are for specific tasks. Sewing Scissors: The Basics

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