An Easier Method of Gathering with Dental Floss

When gathering, I like to use the dental floss method, which involves zigzagging over a length of dental floss. Most directions call for two rows of gathering stitches, which you slide your fabric along as you pull Keep Reading

How to Make Your Own Leggings from an Existing Pair

Don’t buy a pattern for leggings–it’s easy to make your own pattern from an existing pair of leggings. You’ll have to cut your existing pair of leggings in half to make this pattern, so choose Keep Reading

How to Prevent Side Creeping with Your Vintage Singer S...

If you have a vintage Singer sewing machine, you may have noticed the phenomenon of side creeping, seen in the stitch sample on the right. It’s frustrating to have to fight with your fabric to Keep Reading

Pattern Review Simplicity 2414: One Hour Skirt, Two Yar...

Make this easy beginner pattern from Simplicity in one hour with two yards of fabric or less. The nice thing about it is that even if you’re making the biggest size (size 24), it only takes Keep Reading