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Sewing Hacks

Sewing Hacks

If you're looking to sew your summer wardrobe, read on for simple tips and tricks to get you started.

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Looking for a handy seam measuring tool? Add some washi tape to your craft stash! It can be used to make bias binding and mark out seams.

2.

If you're having trouble threading a needle, we have a fuss-free solution for you. Get a can of hairspray, spray the end of the thread and voila! You'll be sewing an array of garments in no time.

3.

There's nothing worse than trying to cut your fabric only to realise you're using the wrong scissors. It's best to invest in a sharp, good-quality pair to avoid any mishaps.

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Get your hand on a good sewing machine. And to ensure its longevity, it's best to clean it frequently. Try using a compressor to blow out any bits of thread or lint that may be hidden inside.

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Keep your fabric scraps safe so that you can practice your stitching and calibration.

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Fabrics tend to shrink in the wash, so it's best to pre-wash them before sewing to prevent any shrinkage.