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How to Make a Sewing Gauge

How to Make a Sewing Gauge

Sewing gauges are very handy. I use them all the time when I'm ironing a fold line or hem. You can run it down the seam as you press and it guarantees that your fold is exactly the size it's supposed to be. Read more …
June 19, 2014
How to Make a Sleeve Board

How to Make a Sleeve Board

A sleeve board is a very small ironing board that allows you to iron sleeves 'in the round'. You put the sleeve over the board and you can iron one side without crushing the other. This will prevent iron creases at the edges. Read more …
June 18, 2014
How to Make a Sewing Machine Guide

How to Make a Sewing Machine Guide

There are little gadgets that you can add to your sewing machine that allow you to sew in a straight line and/or at a specific distance from the edge of the fabric. These gadgets are called seam guides. Read more …
June 17, 2014
How to Make a Tailor's Ham

How to Make a Tailor's Ham

I'll teach you how to make your own tailor's ham from scratch. You'll find it very handy for ironing. Read more …
June 06, 2014