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How to make waterfall ribbon Christmas tree decorations

The most traditional decorations for the Christmas season include balls and lights, but there are many ideas you can think of to make your own decorations and achieve the most wonderful and original Christmas tree. You can use pinecones, candles or even origami pieces and hang them from its branches, but you can also use

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How to fray bottom of jeans_49. Best way!

What if I tell you that you can be fashionable by customizing your jeans at home? The fashion for frayed jeans is back and it’s so easy to do it with your own hands. In this step by step tutorial, I will explain the step by step of how to fray bottom of jeans and

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How to iron on patches in 5 easy steps

Patches are an excellent tool to modify your clothes and make them look completely different. Patches for clothing can be ironed on any fabric that can be ironed on, for example, you can use jacket patches, shirts, jeans, hats, pants, skirts, etc. With this step by step tutorial you will learn how to iron on

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How to starch jeans and why is it useful

Along years, many of the techniques people used changed. Many of them were updated in correlation with new technology, while others simply fell out of use. In opposition, many other techniques that had become obsolete are lately striking back for many reasons. Sometimes, new techniques require products, money or equipment that are not available for

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Can you unshrink clothes after an accident in the dryer?

Washing clothes with hot water and drying them in the dryer can be a risky game to play! There are high chances to shrink your clothes by accident. Some people might use this phenomenon in their favor in case they need to tighten their clothes a little bit, but most people didn’t expect their clothes

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Cricut Thanksgiving Project Ideas to Do This Year

Along with autumn comes one of the most anticipated celebrations of the year, and yes, we are talking about Thanksgiving! This year you can make beautiful Cricut thanksgiving projects to decorate your home, both to decorate the table and to decorate the door of your house. The possibilities are endless! Celebrate Thanksgiving Day with one

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What is lyocell and what is it used for?

When speaking about textile materials, there are thousands of options to choose from. You can choose to use either natural or synthetic fibers, stamped or plain, stretchy or rigid, among many more! One of the best things about textile projects is that there are always innovative products to use. Through time, many new fibers have

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daycare thanksgiving crafts for infants

Thanksgiving Day is one of the most important and meaningful days of the year. Thousands of people mobilize, not only physically, but also emotionally, to meet and celebrate as a family. While some people cook, others watch the parade, but the kids are often bored as there are no costumes, candy, outdoor decorations, songs, or

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How to print and cut on Cricut to make your projects faster

Cricuts are some of the best companions you can have for your DIY projects. You can Sublimate t-shirts and mugs with different heat press options, but their most well-known machines are those used for cutting. You can make your own stickers and vinyl decals to stick all around your house to decorate your stuff. This

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2 ways to make macrame earrings

Macrame is a technique that you can use on everything from accessories to home decor. Part of the use of threads knotted together to create different figures and ends with fringes on the edges. If you are looking for an easy way to create your own bohemian, chic and low budget macrame earrings DIY, I

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Does polyester shrink

When choosing your clothes, there are many different types of fabric you can choose from. They are made with different fibers, either natural or synthetic, or even combined. Each of them has its own characteristics and has to be taken care of following specific instructions. In general, and especially when buying branded clothes, you can

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What is french terry? Everything you need to know

Most of us don’t know the names of the fabrics, the only thing that matters is that it looks good and feels good against our skin. However, it is important to know the names of the different fabrics in order to use them correctly, since some fabrics are better suited to certain occasions or situations

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Serger vs sewing machine. How do they differ?

Many years ago, girls were taught how to sew at school. It was considered an important activity when industrial manufacturing wasn’t massive. Women would make their own clothes, for themselves and for their whole family. Nowadays, most women surely don’t know how to sew, and this is no surprise, considering we can simply go to

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What is interfacing in sewing

In the universe of cutting and sewing, there are many materials and tools that allow us to carry out our projects in a more professional way. Among the materials that exist for sewing, we find interfacing. In this article, we will talk about what is interfacing in sewing, how it is applied, in which projects

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Quick Easy Press heat guide- find the perfect temperature

When working with sublimation, Cricut can be one of your best friends. Combining different machines, you will create the winning team you need to make the best out of your textile products. Use a Cricut cutting machine, such as Maker or Joy, to cut out the design you want out of any kind of vinyl

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What is linen? Everything you need to know!

We rarely ask ourselves about the origin of the fabrics that we use to dress or with which we decorate our houses, in this case, we will talk about what is linen. Linen is a refreshing and breathable fabric, durable and made of natural fibers, just like cotton. Both fabrics are widely used in the

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how to crochet a ball

Crocheting is a beautiful hobby. With a needle and thread you can create countless things to your liking, you just have to practice and be patient until you learn the technique. So if you are a beginner looking for a new way to create something beautiful or if you already have basic knowledge in crochet,

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How long is a yard of fabric and what can you do with it?

When working with textile projects, the first thing we need is the design. After we have an idea of what we want to make, we need to buy the materials: the threads, the needles, the scissors, and most importantly, the fabric. However, sometimes the process is reversed. We might have some leftover fabrics from previous

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How to embroider letters? 4 ways to do it

Embroidered designs don’t have to be just images, you can also embroider a phrase, a name, your initials or even your own brand. There are many techniques for making embroidery letters and you can choose the one you like the most or the one that is most comfortable and quick to do. Embroidering letters is

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Is polyester stretchy?

When working on textile projects, the very first thing you need to decide, after choosing the design, is what type of fabric you are going to use. Whether you use a rigid fabric or a stretchy one, how stretchy you need it to be, and many more. But, when we look on the internet, we

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The easiest way to make a leaf embroidery. DIY!

Leaf embroidery is a classic figure in most botanical embroidery where flowers, leaves and many colors are combined to create a beautiful design that reminds us of nature. There are many ways to make embroidery leaves but in this tutorial, I will show you the simplest, fastest and easiest way to do them. The method

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How to make a top stitch? Easy tutorial

Top stitch is one of the most used stitches in sewing, especially in making clothes and purses or bags, where its use is a dazzling detail. Basically, any visible stitching done a short distance from the edge of a fabric fold or seam line made from the top of the fabric is topstitching. However, there

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halloween svg free

We have illustrated some original halloween svg free for you to use in your craftworks and modify to your taste. Halloween SVG free Click on the image below, choose the “save image” option by right-clicking over the image and you will download the free halloween svg file. This Halloween SVG file was originally made by craftpush.com.

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How to do running stitch

When working on embroidery projects, there are many different kinds of stitches you can try. You can look for new techniques and tips on Pinterest, and find tutorials on YouTube. They are the most popular! However, some of the most used stitches are not the most complex and fancy, but the most basic ones. Let’s

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Straight stitch. Embroidery for beginners!

The straight stitch is the most basic stitch and the first to learn to embroider. If you are a beginner in the world of sewing by hand, you are in the right place! You can use straight stitch embroidery to create an individual straight stitch or in groups to form patterns. Using straight stitch arranged

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What is a basting stitch and how to use it in embroidery

When working on textile projects, we need to get creative! We can use scraps of fabric to create patterns and designs, and we can use some embroidery to add some special details to your crafts. Learn how to combine the basting stitch into an embroidery project! What is a basting stitch? The basting stitch is

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What the fat quarter size is

When buying fabric for making our first textile projects or experiments, we don’t usually buy a lot of material. We usually go to shops and buy some cheap fabric scraps from the clearance basket and pick up a few irregular pieces of a fabric we don’t know. When we get home, we try to make

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french knot embroidery

The french knot embroidery is one of the most used knots. However, there are those who consider it to be one of the most difficult to do, but it is only a matter of practice and patience to get the hang of it. French knots work perfectly for hair, as eyes, in greenery, for flowers,

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Paper mache Halloween

Along with the yellow, orange and red leaves falling from the trees in Autumn comes October and of course HALLOWEEN! Halloween is the time of the year that we look forward to impressing with different spooky decorations in our homes. Evil pumpkins, ghosts, spider webs and other monsters are part of the landscape at this

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What are warp and weft in textile weaving

When entering the textile world, there are several terms we need to learn, as they are essential for making any project with fabric. Two of these concepts are “warp and weft”, which are useful both for working with fabric and also for making your own. Let’s go ahead to find out what these “warp and

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