Tips & Techniques

Tips & Techniques

Why do it the hard way? Let these tried and true tips and techniques make your hand crafted projects faster, easier, and better!

From how to make basic embroidery stitches, to tips for sewing on buttons or making wire wrapped jewelry, browse through the variety of tips and techniques from makers of all genre.

You finished your embroidery! So now what? Time to finish the back of your embroidery hoop art. Try this method where you stitch felt to the back to cover your...

Art Quilts can be pictorial or abstract, use traditional piecing methods or fusible appliqué - anything goes as long as it is a minimum or two layers stitched together -...

Whether you like to paint or draw, add surface design elements to your quilts or sewing projects, or just love to dabble in a variety of crafts, we know that...

Whether you are sewing a garment, home dec, or making a traditional, modern or art quilt; there are some notions that you need to have in your sewing room /...

Quilting is about taking a good piece of fabric, cutting it up to make something amazing! Whether you make traditional quilts, modern quilts, art quilts or just starting to quilt,...

Seems simple, all you need is a crochet hook and some yarn! There are so many crochet stitches to learn, where do you start? So we've rounded up the best...

Make your own necklaces, bracelets, earring and more with a variety of techniques -- stringing, wirework, metal smithing. We've rounded up some of the jewelry making tools you need --...

Are you tired of the usual, usual jack-o-lantern carving techniques? I was looking for something different to try this year, and, wow, there are some creative carvers out there using...