Sewing

  • How to Find the Age of White Sewing Machines
    Thomas White, founder of the White Sewing Machine Company, began building sewing machines in 1858, according to the International Sewing Machine Collectors' ...
  • How to Make a Girl Scout Sash
    Girl Scouts show their accomplishments by pinning badges to a sash, vest or tunic Worn over one shoulder, on top of a white shirt, these badge holders are required attire. ...
  • How to Fix a Hole in a Wool Sweater
    When you find a hole in a wool sweater, it doesn't mean you need to throw the sweater away You can repair a wool sweater in a variety of ways, depending on the size and ...
  • How to Make a Kangaroo Costume
    The kangaroo has long been beloved by kids and adults alike, so it’s no wonder that an interest in kangaroo costumes has surfaced Now you could spend days driving ...
  • How to Add Straps to a Dress
    Whether you're simply uncomfortable wearing strapless or you want to change the look of a dress you've had for years, adding straps to a dress is a fairly simple way to add ...
  • How to Sew a Bed Rest Pillow
    If you like to read, do crossword puzzles or watch TV In bed, then a bed rest pillow is the most comfortable way to go Trying to get your regular pillows around you to get ...
  • How to Make a Hooded Cape Costume
    You never know when you might need a quick hooded costume for a theater production, Halloween costume, or any event that requires a medieval hooded look It's the perfect ...
  • How to Make Surgical Caps
    Surgical caps are meant not only for doctors and nurses, but for patients as well While they are an essential item, surgical caps can be expensive to buy in stores and a ...
  • How to Use Hemming Tape
    Hemming tape is a smart and innovative way to hem your clothing or other fabric items without having to use a needle and thread The double-sided adhesive on hemming tape ...
  • Singer Toy Sewing Machine Instructions
    A toy Singer sewing machine introduces the mechanics of sewing on a device versus sewing by hand The many moving parts of the Singer toy sewing machine closely approximate ...
  • How to Use a Handheld Sewing Machine
    Manufacturers advertise handheld sewing machines as a quick way to make a simple repair to a hem or stitch a small and easy project without getting out a bulky sewing machine ...
  • How to Oil a Brother Sewing Machine
    Keeping a Brother sewing machine oiled is an essential part of regular maintenance A sewing machine, particularly an older model, that is not oiled will run roughly and sound ...
  • How to Fix Holes in Cotton Shirts
    Maybe your wedding ring got caught on your shirt Or someone mistook your sleeve for an ashtray. Perhaps a family of moths declared war on your wardrobe. Whatever the ...
  • How to Build Your Own Fly Pen, Run Pen & Tie Cord Coop
    If you want to raise chickens in your backyard, you will need a coop The coop is the structure in which they will retreat at night to roost, or get as high as they can off ...
  • How to Clean and Oil Your Sewing Machine
    Cleaning your sewing machine to remove lint, dust, and thread, and oiling the inner mechanics of your machine will help keep it running smoothly
  • How to Oil Singer Sewing Machines
    Sewing with a machine is simpler and quicker than sewing by hand Singer sewing machines are one of the oldest and most reliable brands of machines. Oiling the sewing machine ...
  • How to Make Medieval Princess Hats
    Women's head coverings of medieval times incorporated diaphanous fabric veils, often in layers falling to the shoulders and below Gold gauze and sparkling jeweled trims ...
  • Singer Sewing Machine Repair Problems
    Singer sewing machines are one of the most commonly found machines for the home seamstress They are relatively inexpensive and easy to run. They do have some common repairs ...
  • Dressy Chiffon Bolero Sewing Projects
    If you suffer from a flat chest, wearing a bolero jacket will help diminish that physical problem visually, according to New Mexico State University Bolero jackets can be ...
  • How to Make a Twin Size Quilt
    Quilts can be very intricate, but there are also quilts that are simple enough for the beginner The quilt top can be pieced from many different pieces of fabric or it can be ...
  • How to Make Lap Scarves
    Lap scarves, also known as lap handkerchiefs, are a wonderful accessory to any woman's wardrobe They are especially popular to wear in churches. The lap scarves are placed ...
  • How to Make Your Own Cocoon Coat
    Cocoon coats first became popular in the 1920s They are voluminous coats that narrow down from the shoulder to the lower leg, forming a triangle-like shape. These coats have ...
  • How to Make Your Own Cowl Hood
    Cowls, traditionally called wimples, are tubes of fabric that merge the warmth of scarves and hoods into one piece Pull the tube over your head and tuck it around your neck ...
  • How to Sew a Peasant Dress
    A peasant dress in a child or adult size is an ideal sewing project for beginners A peasant dress requires only a few seams, but requires that you hem and sew a casing for ...
  • How to Make Saris Into Quilts
    Avoid tossing those old saris and instead use the massive amounts of fabric in them to start a new project Saris are made from 4 1/2 to 9 yards of fabric which is a lot to ...
  • How to Attach a T-Shirt in a Shadowbox
    Shadow box frames are a good way to showcase three-dimensional memorabilia, such as a t-shirt, while protecting it from damage Shadow boxes can be purchased ready-made or you ...
  • How to Use a Singer Touch Tronic 2010 Sewing Machine
    Issac Merrit Singer founded Singer brand sewing machines in 1811 with a large machine that revolutionized the industry Within two years of selling his machines, Singer became ...
  • Instructions for Hemming a Fleece Blanket
    Hemming fleece is different than hemming other fabrics: a traditional hem would be bulky and unattractive since fleece is thick and heavy Also, because fleece doesn't ...
  • How to Create My Own Doll With Sounds
    Designing and creating a doll is a special experience for both the maker of the doll and the child to whom it is given But imagine the child's surprise when the doll talks, ...
  • How to Make a Neck Pillow
    Neck pillows are often U-shaped to provide extra support and comfort for the head They’re great for traveling, or for relaxing at home. You can choose how firm you want ...