Tips & Tricks

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Blanket Stitch

By |2017-12-19T14:36:27+00:00December 19th, 2017|Blog, Sewing ABC, Tips & Tricks|

A blanket stitch is a simple way to finish an edge, attach an appliqué or even as a decorative stitch all on its own. It is used on a raw fabric edge to give it a finished look and it also has a decorative function. As the name suggests it is often times used on blanket edges to [...]

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Attaching a Chin Strap on Your Hat

By |2017-12-06T20:39:18+00:00December 6th, 2017|Blog, Hats, Tips & Tricks|

I was sewing these aviator hats for a few years before starting to sell the pattern. And they were a huuuge hit every winter! :) And they are my most popular pattern this winter, too.  But I've been asked a lot of times to add chin straps to the hats. So, I've made a little [...]

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The Ladder Stitch How-To

By |2018-01-12T08:36:30+00:00August 21st, 2017|Sewing ABC, Tips & Tricks|

I love making stuffed animals for my boys! And the boys love them. They each have quite a collection. :) And when sewing plushies, knowing how to make a ladder stitch is a must! The ladder stitch, also known as a blind stitch, hidden stitch or slip stitch is used when closing the opening usually on [...]

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First time using our pattern? Here are a few tips.

By |2017-10-27T20:06:25+00:00June 13th, 2017|Blog, Tips & Tricks|

Using sewitsmade.com pattern for the very first time? I’m so excited you decided to try one of my pdf sewing patterns! Here are a few tips if you are brand new to sewing my pattern. 1. Buying from the site: after payment is processed, you will receive an email with a download link. You can also [...]

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