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Recycle plastic trays from the supermarket

Recycle plastic trays from the supermarket

Empty plastic foam trays from the supermarket make great sewing notion storage for your workspace.

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New Use for Tailors Chalk

New Use for Tailor's Chalk

Place one triangular piece of tailor's chalk in a box with your silver jewelry to keep it tarnish-free.

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How to Sew Velvet like a Pro

How to Sew Velvet like a Pro

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It's that time of year when velvet starts making its triumphant comeback with holiday dresses for girls of all ages. Get tips from the pros who can sew it best.

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Easy Turning Through the Seam

Easy Turning Through the Seam

Whether you're making a pillow or a sash, use this tip to help you sew anything needed to be turned right-side out.

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Rent designer clothes for a fraction of the price

Rent designer clothes for a fraction of the price

Short on cash but need a killer dress for Friday night? Try Rent the Runway for a mail-order designer dress rental.

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Make a Pressing Dauber

Make a Pressing Dauber

Make a handy pressing tool just like the one professional tailor's use using scraps of fabric.

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How to Applique a T-Shirt with Roses

How to Applique a T-Shirt with Roses

CraftStylish favorite Kayte Terry shares a project from her new book, Appliqué Your Way.

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Stray threads become artistic cards

Stray threads become artistic cards

Recycle used lint roller papers that were used to clean up your thread mess and transform them into works of art.

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Keep fabric steady while ironing with a magnet

Keep fabric steady while ironing with a magnet

Magnets can be a sewers best friend at the ironing board.

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Spiral bobbin storage

Spiral bobbin storage

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Use recycled bindings from notebooks to organize bobbins.

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Recycled fabric makes great piping

Recycled fabric makes great piping

Can't get to the fabric store? Use recycled strips of fabric as cording to create your own piping.

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Keep pins handy with an egg cup

Keep pins handy with an egg cup

Egg cups make convenient, and super-cute, pin storage.

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Get Connected With SewStylish

Get Connected With SewStylish

Become a fan of SewStylish on Facebook or join our Flickr pool for a chance to be featured on the site

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Mark even hems with string

Mark even hems with string

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Getting an even hem marked without a friend can be tough. Use a string covered with chalk to help you when a buddy isn't on hand.

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2009 Emmy Fashions

2009 Emmy Fashions

The red carpet shined last night with bright TV stars and big designer names.

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Use a lightbulb for easy pressing

Use a lightbulb for easy pressing

Quickly press small fabric and garment pieces with a light bulb.

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Keep bobbins and spools together

Keep bobbins and spools together

Keep bobbins and spools organized with rubber bands.

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Get to Know Fabric Designer and Author Heather Ross

Get to Know Fabric Designer and Author Heather Ross

In the newest SewStylish, we had a quick interview with Heather Ross, author of Weekend Sewing. Read on for even more with Heather and her quirky inspirations

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Reuse plastic bags for smooth sewing

Reuse plastic bags for smooth sewing

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Use recycled plastic bags to help tame tricky fabrics.

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Miss Universe Pageant Puts Costumes and Gowns on Display

Miss Universe Pageant Puts Costumes and Gowns on Display

Last night the 2009 Miss Universe pageant was broadcast worldwide from the Bahamas. Aside from the gowns we normally expect, this year each contestant wore extravagant costumes to represent their countries.

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