Sewing Techniques

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How to Handsew: The Overcast Stitch

By Christine Haynes

Learn how to sew the overcast stitch, a hand sewing technique that's not only lovely on fine fabrics like silk, but also serves as a great way to finish thicker fabrics like wool!

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Creative Trim Ideas: How to Sew Twist and Turn Trim

By Linda Reynolds

Sewing is a great way to express ones creativity and individuality, so I am always on the lookout for unique and innovative ways to jazz up a dress, top or other garment. Learn how to create your own trim using the "twist and turn trim technique" to give your project a look that is all your own. Read on!

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