18 Totally Cool Sewing Hacks You Need in Your Life ...

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18 Totally Cool Sewing Hacks You Need in Your Life ...
18 Totally Cool Sewing Hacks You Need in Your Life ...

My grandma is someone that used to sew everything in the world for me. She had an entire workshop in her basement and now that she is gone, I carry on the tradition all the time. As I was sewing the other day, I thought about what sewing hacks are really out there … and that led to this post! What other sewing hacks are out there that you have?

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Tutorial: sewmccool.com

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Hairspray = Genius!

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Sewing Decorative Thread?

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Cut Patterns on Freezer Paper

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Tutorial: seekatesew.com

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Never Lose Your Scissors Again!

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Keep a Sewing Journal

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Use Steel Wool for Sharp, Sharp Needles!

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Sew Buttons with Your Machine?

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Tutorial: sew4home.com

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The Invisible Zipper!

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Shank Button Tip!

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How to Tuck in the Thread Tails

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@Claudine it's a bit like driving a car, takes a lot of practice but once you get into the swing of it, not too bad. I have one sewing machine at home but hasn't been used yet and still need to learn how to take up pants sigh 😪

These hacks are vey interesting

I wish they had a hack on learning HOW to sew with a sewing machine.

Wow great hacks

I really want to learn how to take up pants :( can't have mum doing it all the time for me!

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