Tilly and the Buttons Learn to Sew Series

Is learning to sew one of your New Year’s resolutions? Then you’ll want to check out the Learn to Sew series on Tilly and the Buttons! To get you started, Tilly has already posted tutorials on setting up your sewing machine and threading your sewing machine, and I can’t wait to see what’s next! If […]

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How-To: Machine Basting

Basting is a step that shows up regularly enough in sewing instructions, but many makers don’t know exactly what it is and why you would want to take the time to learn how to do it. Personally, I think that basting is one of the most helpful tools for accurately constructing a sewing project, which […]

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How-To: Pimp Your Sewing Machine

There are many reasons why I’m smitten with this Pimp Yer Patcher tutorial from Dee*Construction, but I’ll stick with the first thing that came to mind: OMG, that girl totally used the word “pimp” to describe applying brightly colored hexies to her sewing machine! I tend to be a little bit of a purist when […]

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