hand sewing

hand stitching

hand stitching

final post in technique week! if you are just joining us here is what we have covered so far: 

on monday i did a tutorial for making your very own fabric labels with just fabric, stamps, and ink.  on tuesday i covered french seams, or rather the do's and don'ts of using french seams. on wednesday i talked about straight stitch seams and what i feel are the three key benefits of using them.  on thursday i wrote a guide to facings, which are my personal favorite finishing technique. 

for our final post today we are talking about the benefits of hand stitching.

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five {relatively} easy techniques to make your sewing more professional

five {relatively} easy techniques to make your sewing more professional

i think of my early sewing projects like i think of high school: sure at the time i thought i had it figured out and was doing a bang up job, but man there were some cringe worthy situations.

however unlike my high school experiences i am better for it and am willing to talk about them. so i thought i would put together a list of my favorite techniques and tips that i've found make my sewing more professional. 

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