25 Unique And Useful Sewing Hacks You Should Know

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Whether you are a seasoned or beginner sewer, you will find these unique sewing hacks worthwhile to pick up.

Are you looking to increase your skills or speed up your process? We have tips for that too! There’s something here for everyone including things like ironing hems, installing zippers, using elastic thread, making continuous bias tape and more.

One of our favorite tips is #11, a great hack to maintain seam allowance. You’ll also appreciate #7, some great tips on how to keep your iron clean. Go ahead and check out the photos below now to get started.

1. Learn how to create a bias tape template:

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Andreasnotebook.com

2. Use toe separators to store your bobbins:

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3. Create continuous bias tape:

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4. Tips for creating a hem:

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5. Learn how to gather fabric easily:

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Raegunramblings.com

6. Needle threading hack:

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7. Tips to keep your iron clean:

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8. Learn how to keep your scissors sharp:

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9. Learn how to lengthen or shorten anything:

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10. A pin can help you with button holes:

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Simplesimonandco.com

11. Rubber bands can help maintain a seam allowance:

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12. The two-pencil trick for seam allowances:

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Sewmccool.com

13. How to use elastic thread:

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Rufflesandstuff.com

14. Create a bound button hole:

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Threadsmagazine.com

15. Learn how to turn a crisp collar:

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Onegirlcircus.com

16. Find the grain line:

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Coletterie.com

17. Fix a broken zipper:

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Diyfashion.about.com

18. Create patterns on freezer paper:

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19. How to sew an invisible hem:

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Onegirlcircus.com

20. Sew a perfect circle:

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Craftstylish.com

21. Tips to sew ric rac:

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Gotosew.com

22. Using stay tape:

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Thesewingloftblog.com

23. How to use pins properly:

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Gotosew.com

24. Tips for washing fabric:

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Andreasnotebook.com

25. Installing zipper tips:

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Makeit-loveit.com