I love to sew. That being said, I rarely have time these days between work and family. Well, I have a treat for all of you like me who just really need sewing to be less time-consuming and a bit easier. I’ve collected some of the most ingenious sewing hacks you’ve ever seen! I really wish that I had found these sooner! There are so many tricks and tips in this collection that will make sewing a breeze. You’ll save time and money, too!
Hacks are my weakness – I absolutely love to find tricks to doing something that makes it easier. This collection of 80 sewing hacks is sure to make your life much easier. There’s just something about the joy and satisfaction you get from creating something. I love sewing my own clothing, home decor, and well, just about anything! If you love sewing, too, even if you just do it for repairs from time to time, these hacks are going to make your life so much easier!
Do you normally have trouble getting buttons sewn on? Or perhaps you prefer not to sew, which is actually an option for repairing hems and other mishaps. New-sew projects are great – like these 30 No-Sew Projects. However, there are times when you’ll need to thread that needle and get to it, but don’t worry; I’ve even found a hack that will make needle threading easier! Whatever your sewing preferences or level, there are always ways to make the task a bit simpler.
From how to keep your sewing scissors super sharp to perfectly installing a zipper, there’s something in here to handle every single sewing situation you can imagine. And the list is perfect for all sewers from newbies to seasoned crafters. FYI, if you are interested in lifehacks check out our 200 lifehacks compilation or simply head over the lifehacks category of the website.
I know you’re going to find something in here that will make your sewing time easier. This list is filled with sewing hacks that you’ll wish you knew sooner. I can’t wait for you to begin trying some of these tricks and tips!
1. How To Keep Scissors Sharp
You can’t really sew well if your scissors are dull. I mean, you could sew but you’ll also need to be able to cut thread and fabric, right? Keeping scissors sharp isn’t difficult and it doesn’t take much time, but it is essential for sewing. A good way to keep scissors from dulling is to ensure that you only cut fabric with them. Avoid cutting pins and always keep them clean and dry.Source and more info: andreasnotebook
2. Double Needle Thread Hack
I don’t have a lot of experience with a double needle. If you do, you probably know how great they can be when it comes to making double stitches. For those of you like me who don’t really know much about double needles, you can easily learn to use them, and there’s a great hack for using a dowel rod to replace the second spool holder, as well as one for keeping thread from tangling.Source and more info: makeit-loveit