A needle and thread. That's all it takes to solve some of life's everyday problems: a missing button, a fraying seam, a hole in need of patching up. And that's just the basics. Browse our sewing projects for pincushions, pillows, heirloom aprons, and more.

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Learn how to sew today! Start with our basic tutorials, guide to handy stitches, templates and projects. After 31 days, you'll know how to sew a button, a pillowcase, mend a hem, fix a seam, and more.


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Modern Mending: How to Patch a Hole, Mend a Seam, and Fix a Hem

With entry-level sewing skills and a few basic tools, you can do much more than repair a prized shirt, sweater, or jeans. These creative techniques can breathe new life—and stitch one-of-a-kind style—into your timeworn favorites.

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The talented Houston-based artist took to needlework in grade school—and hasn't stopped stitching since.