Pad stitching progressing.

Pad Stitching

Pad stitching is awesome. It’s fantastic. It’s often replaced with fusible interfacings and spray-glue products, and that’s a darn shame. … More

loop through eye of needle

Another Way to Thread a Needle

Some people are really good at threading needles – thread, needle, stabby-thread-through-needle-eye, presto-change-o, needle threaded. Some people are maybe no … More

repeating the stitch to create a row of squares

The Square Chain Stitch

According to my handy-dandy stitch dictionary, this is also called the “open chain stitch” or “Roman chain stitch”. This is … More

blanket stitch continued around edge

Blanket Stitched Edging

This is a really nice looking edge finish. It’s decorative and fully sealed. It shows up all throughout the ages … More