Your Sewing Temperament (preview)
American Sewing Guild
by WEB Admin
2w ago
The kinds of sewing you do — and do well — have a lot to do with your sewing temperament. For example, do you have the patience and skill it takes to do tailoring? Can you stand the repetitive work required by quilting? Have you ever thought about your sewing temperament? After an informally collected ..read more
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Just Encase
American Sewing Guild
by WEB Admin
3w ago
There are times when you want to add a bit of texture and fun to a project, but you may not be quite sure what to do. Think about encasing something under tulle, which serves to hold it in place and protect the addition at the same time. What to encase? Depending on the project ..read more
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Reinforcing & Countering Figure Variations (preview)
American Sewing Guild
by WEB Admin
1M ago
Reinforcing and countering are the two most effective ways to control the way your figure appears in clothing and helps you decide if the clothes make visual sense for your figure. Reinforcing/Repetition You can use all the elements of design — line, shape, color, texture, and pattern to repeat and therefore strengthen, emphasize, or neutralize ..read more
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Handy Notions: Seam Guides
American Sewing Guild
by WEB Admin
1M ago
Whether you’re just learning to sew, teaching a novice sewer, or just need a little extra security to make even seamlines, there’s a seam guide to help you with the process. In addition to sewing seams, guides are also helpful for evenly applying trims equidistance from an edge, hemming, decorative stitching, or topstitching. While the ..read more
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Bag a Skirt in 10 Easy Steps (Preview)
American Sewing Guild
by WEB Admin
2M ago
Everyone knows that a lined skirt will look new longer, wrinkle less, hold its shape better, and be more comfortable to wear. But since it takes quite a bit longer to sew a lined skirt, it’s easy to succumb to temptation and simply make one sans the lining. The 10-step method described here is so ..read more
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Sewing Faux Fur
American Sewing Guild
by WEB Admin
2M ago
Whether you’re making stuffed toys, a funky Halloween costume, a plush wrap for holiday gatherings, a warm coat for the winter, or the most fabulous Cosplay costume ever, faux fur is a wonderful fabric of choice. It’s warm and cozy, comes in a variety of colors and textures, and doesn’t harm animals. But, how do ..read more
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Service Sewing: Not too old to take on new challenges
American Sewing Guild
by WEB Admin
2M ago
Jan Letkowski has proven that no matter how long you’ve been sewing, you are never too old to take on new challenges and learn new techniques. Known for her exquisitely tailored clothing since coordinating fashion shows for Harper’s Fabrics in the 80s and 90s, plus many decades of sewing for her family and charity, Jan ..read more
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Sewing in Circles
American Sewing Guild
by WEB Admin
2M ago
In everyday life, the phrase “going in circles” doesn’t necessarily have a positive connotation, but for creative sewers going in circles can be loads of fun! Those decorative and utility machine stitches are ideal for circular sewing, and there’s an attachment made just for that. But never fear, if your machine doesn’t have an available ..read more
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Project: Advent Calendar
American Sewing Guild
by WEB Admin
3M ago
An Advent calendar with pockets that holds cards suggesting the day’s special activity or a special treat is a popular tradition with children of all ages. The first Advent calendars originated as early as the 19th century and was used to mark the countdown in December to Christmas. Advent calendars are 24 or 25 days ..read more
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Anyone Can Win Contest Entries 2022
American Sewing Guild
by WEB Admin
3M ago
View the entries from the 2022 Anyone Can Win contest ..read more
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