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How to Make Lavender Sachets in 2 Different Ways

How to Make Lavender Sachets in 2 Different Ways

The smell of lavender sachets probably brings back childhood memories for many of us. Placing them into our wardrobes to prevent moths attacks is a household tip that has been handed down from one generation to the next one and still is a common trick nowadays. If you, like me, realise that the little sachets are missing in your wardrobe, why don’t you make them on your own instead of buying some? It’s a super easy sewing project which allows…

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Sewing Your Own Zipper Pouch Using Leftover Fabric

Sewing Your Own Zipper Pouch Using Leftover Fabric

After a couple of months of sewing, you end up having lots of fabric leftovers on the side. Don’t throw them away – there are some great projects to make the best use of such leftovers😃 One of them is to sew little zipper pouch bags! I love this project so much because it’s quick and easy to make those little zipper pouches. Also, they are not only pretty but also practical as they help you to organise your personal belongings💁‍♀️ Last but not least, it’s a…

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Tips and Tricks How to Sew with Knit Fabrics

Tips and Tricks How to Sew with Knit Fabrics

Hey folks, it’s time to talk about knit fabrics and I’m gonna be totally honest with you: my first sewing project with a knit fabric ended up being a disaster🙄 I simply wasn’t aware that there are a few things that need to be considered when sewing with this type of fabric, so the results were skipped stitches and a damaged fabric. Of course, I started my knit dress-to-be with the front darts, so the mistakes were nearly impossible to…

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How to Change the Needle on Your Sewing Machine

How to Change the Needle on Your Sewing Machine

Do you need to change the needle on your sewing machine for one of your projects? Don’t panic, it’s straightforward and easy to do😃 Where’s the Instruction Booklet📝 First of all, note that the process might vary depending on the sewing machine that you are using. If you’ve read my blog before you know I’m using a Janome CXL301.☝My first recommendation is to have a look at your instruction booklet which you’ve received together with your sewing machine. The answer…

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Step by Step – How to Thread Your Sewing Machine

Step by Step – How to Thread Your Sewing Machine

Hello and welcome back to SewingBeginner! How are you doing so far? Today, we want to cover one of the most important basics: how to thread your sewing machine. Without this, you can’t make a single stitch😉So, let’s see how I get my Janome ready! The process might seem rather confusing and complex at the beginning but believe me, it will be a simple routine after you’ve done it a few times. Just keep practising! Important☝: the details might vary…

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4 Tips & Tricks How to Get Started with Sewing

4 Tips & Tricks How to Get Started with Sewing

Hello there and welcome back to my blog! Did I spark your interest in sewing in the meantime? If that’s the case, amazing, let me give you a few tips and tricks on how to get started. Dream big but start small! I know how tempting it can be when you do some initial research and you immediately fall in love with an amazing sewing pattern for a lovely summer dress that you really want to make. But if you’re…

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How to Make Little Ribbon Bows Using a Fork

How to Make Little Ribbon Bows Using a Fork

This is a quick tutorial on how to make cute little ribbon bows using a fork. Yes, you’ve heard me right, a fork will be our tool to create those bows! 🎀🍴 You can use the finished ribbon bows to decorate all kinds of things. The sky’s the limit here😊 If you need an inspiration, have a look at this post here in which I explain how to sew handmade Christmas Ornaments. The ribbon bows really provide the finishing touches on…

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