Sewing can be fun!!

Sewing can be fun!!

Published July 28, 2022
The best techniques for sharing sewing skills and tips that will propel your DIY projects to success.


Creating your own DIY projects can be extremely rewarding, but it can be hard to break through the noise and get other sewers to trust and use your sewing skills. You can gain a lot of grounds by following common best practices like including basic stitchings , adding pleats, ruffles, tucks, integrating with different materials, fancy laces towards DIY projects (up style,up fashion), and create your own design.
One of the most effective and easiest ways I’ve found to make DIY projects really stand out from the crowd is crossover some traditional and modern skills eg machine tucking with hand sewn embroidery. Also adding fancy accessories or beautiful printed fabrics will highlight your dress immediately . Whenever I see this attention to detail, not only does it prove to me that the sewer cares about the project, but it’s the absolute fastest way to convey what the project actually does.
A photo is worth a thousand words!
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Towards that end, we’ll go through different sewing skills step by step for improving the quality of your DIY projects:
  • Basic hand stitching
  • Basic Machine stitching
  • Utilize sewing machine
  • Body measurement
  • Alterations
  • Pattern

Always: Safety Come First!

Before sewing, always observe safety rules and take with caution to protect yourself and the others: machine & materials.🧚‍♂️

Basic Hand Stitching🪡

This video show different type of hand stitching& their use.
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Basic Machine Stitching

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Each sewing machine should come with a video & printed operation manual. Watch below videos from the popular brands Singer and Brother.
Explore the use of each machine stitching : how and where they are used. Beside just changing the knot in the machine, you may need to change presser foot eg for buttonhole and change needle or thread eg elastic stitches with accessories eg elastic

Advance Sewing skills

Isn’t it fun and useful to add some gathers, ruffles, tucks, darts and pleats on the dress or adding these with trims or beads or lace to make it a more vivid piece?
  • Gathers
  • Ruffles
  • Tucks
  • Darts
  • Pleats
  • Smocking
  • Shirring
This method is an embroidery technique to gather fabric and securing finely pleated or folded fabric with a decorative stitch.
This method gathers fabric using multiple rows of stitching which shrinks the fabric into a smaller size, giving it elasticity.
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Body Measurement

Whether you buy a garment , create a pattern oalter a pattern





Developer sewing skills step by step is important for learning safety and fun to enjoy during work, otherwise can in turn lead to bad consequences eg broke your machine or even hurt yourself.
Reminding yourself all the time Safety Rules come first with a sewing learning plan is definitely one of the best ways to gain notoriety and land big job opportunities as a software engineer.
I hope some of the techniques I’ve covered help you to develop your sewing skills yet inspiring to develop more DIY projects. If you’ve found this article useful and end up creating a snazzy screenshot or animated demo, add a comment linking to your project and let me know!
And as always, don’t forget to spread the ❤️… in the form of beautiful sewing piece, of course!