My Favorite Tool For Stuffing Softies & How You Can Make One

My Favorite Tool For Stuffing Softies & How You Can Make One

I love having something pokey to push stuffing into the far reaches of the stuffed toy that I am working on. This works with little felt stuffed animals, toys, and stuffed things made of cotton or other fabrics as well! I’ve seen recommendations to use a chopstick or un-sharpened pencil to push stuffing, or for […]

Free Embroidery Resources & Tutorials from Muse of the Morning

Embroidery Resources

If you follow my website, you may have noticed that I love embroidery. Really, love love love. Here is a list of the resources on my website that are specifically for embroidery. Every time I publish a new one, it will be added to this page, so keep checking back!! Enjoy!! Transferring Embroidery Designs Embroidery […]

5 ways to gather fabric with Muse of the Morning - by hand, with your sewing machine and with your serger

5 Ways to Gather Fabric

Gathering is an important skill to know in sewing. BUT. It can be tedious, especially when working with lots of fabric. I’ve rounded up some awesome posts with tutorials and tips on gathering. Prudent Baby shows us the classic method, or “right way” to gather fabric with a sewing machine. Of course, gathering was done […]

Here's A Quick Serging Tip from Muse of the Morning

Here’s A Quick Serging Tip

Ok, am I the only one who stresses out about wasting thread when I’m serging? My serger manual says that after I serge a length, I should serge 4 inches off of just thread. It just seems like such a waste to me. I feel like I’m always going through so much thread! But maybe […]

How to sew a Faux French Seam - a tutorial from Muse of the Morning

How to sew a Faux French Seam – a tutorial

First, what’s a French Seam? A French seam is a type of seam where the raw edges are completely encased in the seam allowance. Why use a French Seam? A French seam can be good to use on really lightweight fabrics, which might unravel easily. French seams look very tidy and professional and is very […]