I’m a huge lover of sewing and I guess it runs in my blood since my mum has been sewing for years! But unfortunately, I’m not as sharp as her since I tend to make loads of mistakes but it’s such a useful skill to have or learn because it tends to come in handy when you really need it. If you’re looking for brilliant ways to make sewing a little easier, then you’ve come to right place.
Down below are some of the best tips and tricks for both beginners and masters at sewing that works wonders. You’ll find clever DIY projects such as shape mannequins, hoop organizer, and a pin dish as well as other smart hacks.
Let’s get stitching!
1. DIY Magnetic Pin Dish
Hack via sarahjanescraftblog
This is a great hack for those times when you don’t have a pin cushion. Simply add two magnets under a dish and you have pin dish that will keep the pins in place.
2. DIY Shape Sewing Mannequin
Hack via handimania
Mannequins don’t come cheap, that’s for sure. Make your own mannequin with the use of duct tape, a t-shirt, and stuffing.
3. Needle Threading Hack
Hack via artofmanliness
Having a tough time treading a needle, especially with those tiny holes? Then this hack will show you exactly how to fix that!
4. DIY Embroidery Hoop Organizer
Hack via u-createcrafts
I love embroidery and I’m always finding spools of the thread either missing or in a complete mess. Easily make this simple yet effective embroidery hoop organizer that does the trick and makes your home look great.
5. Stitching Perfect Quilt Lines
Hack via makery
You know those epic quilts with those fantastic lines running down them? With this easy trick, you’ll be able to sew your very own quilt with lines in no time.
6. Easily Gather Fabric
Hack via raegunramblings
Thread snapping can be a huge pain that’s why this hack is loved so much. It shows you the simplest way to gather fabric the right way.
7. How To Easily Sew Circles
Hack via threadsmagazine
One of the hardest things to sew are circles, am I right? Check out the hack above to find out how unlucky you were to have suffered for so long! This hack makes it seem so easy.
8. Binder Clip Hack
Hack via thesewingloftblog
Sometimes, when you’re trying to sew a straight edging and then the fabric moves, making your straight line look nowhere near straight. A great way to hold the fabric in place is by using binder clips.
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