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Sewing Carmel IN

Learning how to sew is not only a lot of fun, but is also useful in repairing, adding to, or making your own clothes. Read through these articles for tips on patterns, sewing techniques, fabrics, and much more.
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Fabric Wall Art Supplies Carmel IN

Local resource for fabric wall art supplies in Carmel. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to artist's canvases, spray adhesive, Mod podge, scissors, duct tape, cardboard boxes, self-adhesive hooks, hot glue guns, and cotton fabric.

Zipper Supplies Carmel IN

Local resource for zippers for sewing in Carmel. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to coil zippers, invisible zippers, separating zippers, metal zippers, and plastic molded zippers.

Fabric Dying Materials Carmel IN

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Sewing Supplies Carmel IN

Local resource for sewing supplies in Carmel. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to needles, pins, thread, marking tools, fabric shears, white gel pens, chalk pencil, carbon paper, and tracing wheels.

Sewing Classes Carmel IN

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Advice for Your Sewing Needs Carmel IN

Can a pattern for knit be made in a woven if cut on the bias? Yes! Here is a solution. Please feel free to read the following article to find more information on sewing tips.

Advice on Sewing and Knits Carmel IN

I’m trying to sew faux leather, but the thread won’t catch and form a stitch. Is there something wrong with my machine? I'm using cream-colored beaded Chantilly lace to make a formal gown. What fabric should I use to line the dress for a sheer but not see-through look? Please feel free to read the following article to find out the answers of these questions.

Artsy Accessory Carmel IN

Let your creativity "serge" with this easy scarf. Keep it simple and elegant or jazz it up for an artsy look. Please feel free to read the following article to find more information on sewing tips.

Bamboo Fabric Basics Carmel IN

We’re being introduced to the benefits of sewing with fabrics made from soy, corn, hemp, organic cotton and wool in an effort to consider environmentally responsible fabric choices. Read on for more information on bamboo fabric.

Candy Cauldron Carmel IN

Do you want to know what do you need and how do you prepare if you want to make a candy cauldron? Please feel free to read the following article to find out the answer of this question.

Couture Zipper Setting Technique Carmel IN

There are dozens of ways to set a zipper into a fly placket, but this couture method delivers excellent results. I first discovered this application on a pair of Yves Saint Laurent pants, and you'll find that it belies any notion that couture techniques are difficult. Please feel free to read the following article to find more information on sewing tips.

Curtain Call Carmel IN

New curtains are an inexpensive, easy way to update a room's décor. For extra shade and blackout qualities, line the curtains with heavyweight muslin. Hem the fabric and lining separately to ensure that the curtains will hang properly after washing and excessive use.

Do the Twist Carmel IN

A tiny twist transforms an ordinary neckline into a big fashion statement. Complete the transformation using a fabric-marking pen and a few pins. Want to know the whole process? Read on to find out.

Fabric Dying Materials Carmel IN

This page provides local businesses that give access to Fabric Dying Materials in Carmel, IN. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Carmel, IN that will answer all of your questions about Fabric Dying Materials.

Fabric Wall Art Supplies Carmel IN

Local resource for fabric wall art supplies in Carmel. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to artist's canvases, spray adhesive, Mod podge, scissors, duct tape, cardboard boxes, self-adhesive hooks, hot glue guns, and cotton fabric.

Getting Advice for Sewing Snags Carmel IN

Preserve favorite patterns by pressing them onto fusible pellon interfacing or waxed paper. Prevent popped stitches in pull-on pants and skirts with the following method. Pattern storage has been made easier with the availability of two-gallon plastic zip-top bags. Please feel free to read the following article to find more information on sewing tips.

In Disguise Carmel IN

Trick-or-treat in style this year with unique and fabulous home-sewn costumes. Pattern companies have come a long way to offer children, adults and even pets an opportunity to play dress up for a day.

Joining Elastic Ends and Pillow Making Carmel IN

I’ve been having lots of trouble joining elastic ends. Even when I use a ballpoint needle, the elastic still bunches What am I doing wrong? Please feel free to read the following article to find out the answer of this question.

Lingerie Guards Carmel IN

Lingerie guards are made of ribbon, narrow silk tubes, seam binding or thread. They control the straps of undergarments to prevent them from showing or falling off the shoulders. They're also used to control the upper part of the bodice to prevent the shoulder seams from shifting and sliding and the neckline from gaping.

Matching Up Patterned Fabric at Openings and Seams Carmel IN

Matching patterned fabrics at seams and openings can be a challenge, but flawless professional results are worth the extra effort. Learn the techniques for matching the pattern at the center front of a jacket and for piecing a patterned fabric.

Sewers' Suggestions Carmel IN

Have you ever constructed a garment only to end up with less-than-desirable results? Follow Sandra's expert tips and advice on seam construction, buttonholes, pattern intricacies and more. With her advice, you'll be strutting your new wardrobe in style!

Sewing Advice Carmel IN

Sewing expert Sandra Betzina has spent many years teaching and sewing with a passion. Please feel free to read the following article to find more information on sewing tips from Sandra.

Sewing Classes Carmel IN

This page provides local businesses that can help with your search for information on Sewing Classes. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Carmel, IN that can help answer your questions about Sewing Classes.

Sewing Q&A Carmel IN

Do you get frustrated when sewing on vinyl? Solve the problem with these easy tips. In the following article, Sandra provides many sewing solutions, please read on to find more information.

Sewing Solutions Carmel IN

Many of today's skirt and pant patterns have a wide contoured waistband. If the seam allowance is turned under to finish the band on the inside, it can create bulk over the tummy. Read on for more information.

Sewing Supplies Carmel IN

Local resource for sewing supplies in Carmel. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to needles, pins, thread, marking tools, fabric shears, white gel pens, chalk pencil, carbon paper, and tracing wheels.

Sewing Techniques and Tips Carmel IN

If you’re sewing a garment that has many seams, make the seam styling stand out by inserting piping without filler between each seam. This treatment is preferable over regular piping in curved princess seams since it lies flat. Please feel free to read the following article to find more information on sewing tips.

Sewing Tips and Tricks Carmel IN

Is there a trick to sewing bias tape around curves without it twisting and cupping? What kind of lining should I use in a silk suit? Which presser foot should I use to attach beads? Read on to find the answers to questions like these.

Sewing Tricks Carmel IN

For trousers, the pant leg should fall to the floor at the back of the heel when you're standing without shoes. A narrower pant that's cut the same length will bunch up too much at the ankle. Read on for more solution.

Solutions to Sewing Problems Carmel IN

Even the most skilled seamstress can benefit from a good tip or shortcut. From fitting a sleeve to scheduling sewing time, these tips will help make your sewing easier and more rewarding. Please feel free to read the following article to find more information on sewing tips.

Suggestions for Sewing Projects Carmel IN

Make a master list to save time when you visit the fabric store for supplies for a jacket project. Please feel free to read the following article to find more information on sewing techniques from Sandra.

Sunroom Seating Carmel IN

Hundreds of durable outdoor fabrics are available for outdoor decor, ranging from the subdued colors of nature to bright stripes and charming prints. Read on to view more details.

Tips for Great Sewing Projects Carmel IN

Sewing expert Sandra Betzina has spent many years teaching and sewing with a passion. In this regular column, Sandra shares her tips for hassle-free sewing. Read on for more information.

Tips for Sewers Carmel IN

Use a walking foot when stitching faux fur to faux leather or suede. This prevents the layers from shifting and stretching as they're sewn. Also, be sure to use a press cloth when ironing faux fur to prevent it from melting. Steam will also melt the material. Read on for more sewing tips.

Top Sewing Tips Carmel IN

Fabrics that don't drape need multiple seams or darts to fit them close to the body. When working with a stiff fabric, cut it on the bias so it will drape better. Please feel free to read the following article to find more information on sewing tips.

Top Tips for All Sewers Carmel IN

From packing light to sewing with tricky travel-friendly fabrics, Sandra has excellent tips and solutions to help you get ready to hit the road. Please feel free to read the following article to find more information on sewing tips.

Uniquely Yours Carmel IN

Make this reversible patchwork sunhat uniquely yours with fabrics that remind you of your favorite vacation spot. Use ocean-themed cloth if you love the beach or find rugged mountain prints to recall scenic hikes.

Zipper Supplies Carmel IN

Local resource for zippers for sewing in Carmel. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to coil zippers, invisible zippers, separating zippers, metal zippers, and plastic molded zippers.
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