Believe it or not, this sewing tip is courtesy of Tom Silva, from This Old House. He used this method to space porch pickets, but it also works great for spacing buttonholes.
When I had ferrets, I loved sewing for them. They were so enthusiastic about everything, they always made me feel like I’d made the coolest thing in the world. Granted, they could also spend hours playing with a toilet bolt cap, so the bar was not set particularly high. But still. You know.
Learn how to patch a hole in a pair of jeans, and end up with a style statement instead of a tear.
I think this is the best way to sew a dart: Using only the bobbin thread.
This DIY pincushion uses a bolt and a magnet to work a little magic.
This fun bath mat is made out of repurposed t-shirts! I’ve created step-by-step instructions in case you’d like to make your own.
This simple trick helps you keep track of what size your sewing machine needles are, and stores them safely until you’re ready to use them.