This week's Fab Five of Pinterests are sewing related and feature some excellent tips and projects!
If you're new to sewing, here's a great place to get some newbie info and tips on how to work your machine:
If you have a sewing machine but aren't familiar with how to set all those different tension and thread dials, you may find this tutorial helpful:
Now that you know how to work your machine, why not do some sewing? I like to recycle stuff, and we like to bring our own grocery bags to the store, but the cheap cloth ones fall apart rather easily, and we actually had a Kroger manager tell us we couldn't bring in our blue Walmart bags anymore! So I think we're going to be making our own from now on, and this is what I hope to make by transforming old jeans into a bag! There isn't a tutorial, but if this turns out for me, I'll make a tutorial and share.
If you've ever had an issue with your jeans being too long, (and who hasn't?) this tutorial is excellent for showing you a very easy and quick way to not only alter their length but keep the original hem!!! ("No, way!" you say? "Waaaaay!" I say!)
And speaking of hemming, this is such a ridiculously easy way to make a crisp and even hem line:
Disclaimer: I am not responsible for any harm or injury that may come to anyone's person or property as a result of trying any of the ideas relayed here. I'm just sharing some cool things I liked on Pinterest - try at your own risk and use your best judgment.
Thanks for stopping and have a blessed day!