Today we have more favorite sewing tips from our readers! Don’t miss the first set of tips.
|Robyn from Coffee & Cotton loves her quarter inch presser foot.|
|Chris has a whole series of tips at Pickup Some Creativity for using and preserving patterns, including her great-grandmother’s tracing paper, a tracing wheel, and her “tack-it.”|
|Wynn from zakkaArt shares her hand quilting method, complete with backstitches.|
|Munalba from SewJournal has four tips for you on her blog, including rolling up binding in a ball prior to attaching it and an easy ribbon “thread keeper.”|
|Amy shares her favorite free motion presser foot tip at During Quiet Time (it involves plastic drywall anchors!).|
|Liz from Liz Noonan uses bed risers to raise her sewing table so she can stand while sewing!|
|Melissa uses an adhesive dot roller for holding her hexagon templates in place at Ardea’s Nest.|
|Destri from The Mother Huddle has a series of her favorite thread tips for your sewing machine.|
- Julie from Oh Baby Redding serges the raw edges of new fabric before pre-washing… Without a serger?– She suggests a zig-zag stitch.
- Jennie views used clothing as fabric (especially when it comes to linen!).
- Jo-Ann from Carlseapatch’s Weblog loves her Teflon foot for tricky fabric.
- Kathyh from Running with Rocks writes about how to use wax paper for tracing with collars or appliqué (see full explanation in the comments on this post).
- Lindsay from Rhythm of Life wets the eye of her needle when threading (it wicks the thread through “every single time!”).
- Gwen doesn’t lose her seam ripper now that she added Velcro to the mix (fuzzy side wrapped around the seam ripper, small square attached to machine).
More tips coming tomorrow!…