Top Ten Tuesday {Sewing Tips}

Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Did you grow up with a mother, grandmother, dad, grandfather or other person in your life that were quilters or seamstresses or tailors?  If so, you may have been handed down an amazing tool bag of creative ways to help your sewing game.  If you did not grow up in a sewing environment, you may wonder where you can find techniques to help your creative time become more productive.  Here is a list of ten fantastic and free tutorials including everything from needle knowledge to recessed bag zippers from top designers and brands to help you make the most of your sewing time!


1. A Quilt without Binding by Rita from Red Pepper Quilts

Quilts without Binding - Tutorial


2. My Favorite Interfacing Trick by Betz White



3. How to Make Needles your Friend from  Checker and Schmetz Needles



4. Quilt Binding Basics by Julie from Jaybird Quilts

binding basics


5. Before You Cut Your Fabric by Tilly from Tilly and the Buttons

Learn to Sew_ Cutting - 07


6. Mitered Corners or Rolled Hems by Melly Sews



7. How to install an invisible zipper ( no pins needed) by Jona from Stop Staring and Start Sewing



8. How to Add a Recessed Zipper to a Tote from Channy from Stitchlab



9. Understanding Thread Tension from Threads



10. Aurifil Thread Weights by Wendi from Shiny Happy World                                (this post is for appliqué but the explanation of the thread weight differences and photo is great) thread-weight-sample-2000-px-600x277


Find more free patterns, tips, tutorials and inspiration by following the Aurifil Pinterest boards, the Aurifil Facebook page and on Aurifilthread Instagram! All are updated daily and throughout the day to provide you with the best the sewing world has to offer!

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