My wonderful sewing teachers taught me hand and machine sewing. There are many occasions that sewing machines for a group are not available but sewing can still be taught and learned. Even today, when I am stuck waiting in the car, when the power goes out or when I get a chance to sit and relax, hand sewing is one of my favorite ways to keep my hands busy. Many hand sewn projects lend them self to learning and teaching hand sewing.
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One of the beauty's of Polar Fleece is that it doesn't not fray. This lends this fabric to using a simple blanket stitch around the edge of a piece of Polar Fleece.
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Doilies, quilts, decorated clothing, Christmas ornaments and more can all be made with this simple hand sewing project that uses scraps of fabric cut into circle. Use economical fabric sources to obtain a wide variety of colors and types of fabric to keep sewing yo yos fun!
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Mend a Pressed Open Seam with Hand Sewing
Mending a seam by hand is not an impossible task! It may even be easier than unpacking a sewing machine. You can sew the seam as strong as a sewing machine.Continue to 5 of 6 below.
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Basting is a process to temporarily hold the fabric in place. It maybe to fit two hard to fit pieces together, to test fitting or for many other reasons but this hand sewing process is a necessary skill worth of being learned by everyone.
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Explore these Christmas sewing projects to find many Christmas ornaments to hand sew. Learn soft-sculpting methods sewing a Mr. and Mrs. Santa Ornament.