DIY Refashions Sewing - tips, tricks, essentials, techniques

​Sewing Tips

How To Fix Common Sewing Machine Problems
By Mariana Kirova Troubleshooting your sewing machine or stitch. I know first hand it is not a happy situation. The[...]
Upcycle Sewing: #10 Tips For Neat Finish
By Mariana Kirova Have you felt disappointed of your DIY refashions? Have you ever wanted to get neat and professionally[...]

Safety Sewing

Safety Sewing Rules: Room, Equipment, People
By Mariana KirovaEnsure Safety For Your SewingTo prevent injuries or general health issues of yourself, your family members, kids and[...]

Fabric Essentials

The 3 Main Fibre Groups Used By The Fashion Industry. Part 1: Natural Fibres.
Do you really know your clothing? Have you ever thought about your favourite garment in your wardrobe? What fibre it[...]
The 3 Main Fibre Groups Used By The Fashion Industry. Part 2: Regenerated Fibres.
Do you remember those beautiful summer baggy pants with the colourful pattern you bought on your last Asian holiday? It[...]
The 3 Main Fibre Groups Used By The Fashion Industry. Part 3: Synthetic Fibres.
This article is the final part of a three part series which covers the most common textile fibres used in[...]

​Design Hacks

19 Tips on How to Make Upcycled Clothes That Look Great
By Mariana KirovaWas your last upcycled project successful?Did others wowed: “You look amazing!”? If your answer is “no”, then this[...]
DIY Clothes Review
By Mariana Kirova It’s completely ​OK to have bumps while refashioning and experimenting when turning old clothes into new. But,[...]
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