How to Knot Thread for Hand Sewing

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At some point during your love affair with sewing, you will probably have to do some hand sewing. For example, when you want to apply a hook + eye closure.

And when that time comes, you’ll most likely have to begin with a hand needle threaded and with a single or the double thread ends knotted.

This knot ensures that your hand stitching stays put after construction.

Now, the way I was taught involves saliva and a simple hand motion. Yes, you read right: saliva!

But…

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How to Make Bias Tape

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I’ve already gushed HERE about my adoration of bias facings! There’s nothing not to love. They are simple, relatively fuss-free, versatile, and, if that isn’t enough, pretty too!

Bias facings are often the perfect non bulky, clean finish for necklines and sleeveless armholes.

So if you’re ready to make some pretty, custom bias tape, let’s begin with the…

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