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How to Insert a Snap – DIY Fashion Tutorial with video

Here’s my newest tutorial video – inserting snaps with the handy dandy Snapsource SnapSetter Tool. This one’s a quickie! Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel!  There are lots more tutorials to come (including appliques and t-shirt collars)! And

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How to Sew a Ruffled Hem the Easy Way – DIY Fashion Tutorial

Making a ruffle (aka gathering) is a basic sewing technique that you can use a million different ways once you know how to do it. There are a lot of ways to ruffle or gather. In this tutorial, I create

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Sewing 101: What’s a serger?

A serger is a specialized sewing machine. Sometimes it’s called an overlock machine. It will generally use 4 threads and 2 needles. There are some machines that can also use 5 threads, and most machines have options that use 1

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How to Hide Serger Thread Tails – DIY Sewing Technique Tutorial

You can’t backstitch with a serger, so you might be left wondering what to do with that little thread tail. There are several ways of dealing with it, I recommend looking at your manual and seeing what option you like

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Sewing 101: Serger Tips

Sewing first vs. serging first There is some argument about this in the sewing community, and I think it depends mostly on what you’re sewing and personal preference. When in doubt, experiment, and find what works best for you. Sew

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Howdy, I'm Lex! I'm a craft addict & fashion designer.
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