• Piping 101: 3ten.ca

    Sewing: Piping 101

    Piping! This is my first attempt at piping – and let me tell you, it’s EASY!! I have a list of about 20+ projects and when I get to one with piping, I used to skip it. Not any more. Here I’m sharing some of my tricks and a few tips – so learn up and enjoy piping 101. What you need cording – elastic cording (that’s what I used) or any cord…you can even use yarn! bias tape matching thread machine zipper foot pins…

  • Hooded Towels: 3ten.ca

    Tutorial: Hooded Towels

    Hooded Towels Have little ones or little ones who visit? We just finished putting together our ‘yellow room’ which is a guest room with a yellow closet (post to follow soon) and I wanted something fun for the kiddos who visit. Hooded towels!! What you need – one big bath towel, one hand towel, thread and some bias tape. I use my serger and invisible thread when stitching on the bias tape, but we’ll talk more about that below. First thing, you want to fold…

  • Ribbing Headband: 3ten.ca

    Tutorial: Headbands out of Ribbing/Bias Tape

    Headbands out of ribbing/bias tape – such a fun, sporty project! Headbands are one of my favourite things – the problem?  I have a big head, so most are rather tight and uncomfortable.  My solution?  Unique headbands made out of ribbing and bias tape! The fabric Two types of ribbing and bias tape I’ve already made. First, measure your head – mine is just about 24 inches where I would like the headband to sit.  Next, measure how much ribbing or bias tape it will…