Using a whetstone can help extend the life of your needles
Tips for selecting notions for white fabric
Make a smooth elastic joint with the help of a thin piece of fabric
A simple zigzag stitch allows you to sew lots of buttons by machine in half the time
Perfect the thread tension on your sewing machine by having the top and bobbin threads break in exactly the same place.
Notch the pleat positions on both the skirt and the waistband in order to get equally deep and evenly-spaced pleats.
Elastic drawstrings make clothing more comfortable to wear and more accomodating to minor weight changes
A hemmer foot allows for easier adjustment and better stitching
Use machine-basting and quilter's tape to sew a perfect zipper
A tip for sewing a convex curved piece to a concave curved piece
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