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Single Welt Pocket Tutorial

Hello sewing world! Today I’m going to share with you how to sew a welt pocket to the Belize Shorts, but you can really use this tutorial to put a welt pocket on anything that you think needs one. When the Belize Shorts were released I just knew I would love these shorts and adding […]

Save Your Sanity Removing Serger Threads

Save Your Sanity Removing Serger Threads

Well, it’s been awhile since I’ve joined in here at Itch to Stitch. I’m a teacher and back to school time is a crazy, exciting, hot mess as I’m sure many of you know. Do you know what else used to be a hot mess for me?! Removing serger seams! Honestly, I didn’t used to […]

Free Motion Applique with a Free Download

Free Motion Applique with a Free Download

Hello everyone! I’m back today and sharing a little bit about Free Motion Applique. I’ve done some lately for a recent tour which you can read about over on my blog here, and Kennis asked me to share about FMA as it was a new-to-her skill. Just to make things fun, I’m sharing a free […]

Three Methods for Gathering

Three Methods for Gathering

I’m back at Itch to Stitch to share about gathering. I don’t know about you, but I’m still not sure what my favorite method of gathering is. I think it really depends on my project and the seam allowance I am using for a given pattern. Today I’m going to share the three methods I […]

Zamora Blouse Goes Sleeveless

Zamora Blouse Goes Sleeveless

Since the release of the Zamora Blouse I’ve been wanting a sleeveless version of it. I love this style of this top and just knew it could make a great summer look. Why not go sleeveless with it? For my sleeveless version I made the blouse exactly as the instructions stated through Step 25. This […]

Understitching Tutorial: The Sometimes Forgotten Technique

Understitching Tutorial: The Sometimes Forgotten Technique

I haven’t been sewing for too many years, but one thing I noticed when I first started was a movement to #topstitchallthethings. I’m telling you, it didn’t matter what group I was in, if you were sewing, you were topstitching. What I later discovered was the lost art and technique of understitching. Understitching is the […]

10 Mistakes Every Apparel Sewist Will Make

10 Mistakes Every Apparel Sewist Will Make

Have you ever wondered why it happens to you? That moment you sit down to your machine to complete that super-fast thirty minute project and it somehow becomes a three hour project. I spent several hours on an infinity scarf once, it only had two seams. How is that even possible? For me, it was […]

6 Sewing Tools You Can Live Without Until You Try Them

6 Sewing Tools You Can Live Without Until You Try Them

People are always wondering what sewing tools and notions they NEED and what they can live without. I am finding that there were tools I thought I could live without, but then I accidentally  tried them. The problem is, now that I’ve tried them I’m almost non-functional without them and have now made several splurge […]

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