Zippers 101 – Sew Daily

Clothing, pillows, tents, shoes, and purses are just a few places where zippers are used on a daily basis. A relatively modern invention, zippers were first invented in the 1890s as a shoe closure to replace buttons, which were time-consuming to close. Zippers gained widespread popularity during World War I when the military ordered 10,000 … Read more

DIY Utility Apron – WeAllSew

An apron is always a useful accessory, whether it is worn in the kitchen, in the garage, or even an art studio. They are also incredibly easy to customize and create! One of my favorite parts about the apron I’m sharing with you today is that it is fully adaptable to suit any size, add … Read more

Seed Stitch Knitting Made Easy for Beginners

Seed stitch knitting is a wonderful, easy, textured stitch that even beginners can manage with ease. It is a very useful stitch, as it is reversible, so can be used for projects where both sides of the knitting will show. In addition, it doesn’t curl up, it lies nice and flat, so it can be … Read more

How To Sew An Adult CopyCat Bib

In this tutorial, I will show you how to Sew an Adult CopyCat Bib. This is a unique concept that works separately or as a set with a matching ready-to-wear top. I called it a CopyCat Bib since it is made from a duplicate garment AND because I am totally copying a design my Dad … Read more

Crochet Front Loop Only (FLO) – The Easiest Way

Working in the front loop only when crocheting is a handy technique to know. It is an easy technique, probably actually easier than conventional crochet! I say this because when I was a child learning to crochet, I actually didn’t realize that I was supposed to insert the hook through both loops at the top … Read more

Sew Cheap: Take the Dollar Store Challenge!

Our dollar doesn’t go as far as it used to. In these days of high prices, inflation, and everything else, crafting and sewing can be a great stress relief. We know our sewing hobby can get pricey, too, but there are ways to make a dollar go further and have fun while doing it! Since … Read more

How To Crochet Seed Stitch (Lemon Peel)

What is a crochet seed stitch? You may have heard of seed stitch in knitting, but never in crochet! It is called seed stitch because in both crafts, it creates a fabric that has little bumps across it, which look like seeds. This tutorial will explain just how to make this lovely seed stitch in … Read more

Beginner Apron on a Serger, Part 2

Beginner Apron on the Serger, Part 2 I hope you had fun making the beginner’s serger apron a while back (insert post link here—This is from Part 1 edited at the same time as this). Let’s revisit that project and step it up a little. Refer to the original instructions for supplies, cutting and assembly. … Read more

Single Crochet 2 Together (sc2tog) Made Easy

Single Crochet is one of the first stitches you learn when learning to crochet. Single crochet 2 together (sc2tog) is one of the first ways you learn to decrease to shape your fabric! PinSingle Crochet 2 Together, sc2tog How to Single Crochet Two Together – Sc2Tog Tutorial No matter whether your pattern tells you to … Read more