Sewing @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/Sewing Welcome to Sewing at BellaOnline.com! Check back often for new sewing tips, free sewing patterns, and links to lots of sewing websites. en-us Copyright 2016 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 24 May 2016 15:34:25 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Sewing @ BellaOnline http://Sewing.bellaonline.com Hand-made vs. Machine-made http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art175165.asp Sewing is a form of the verb, to sew, commonly to enclose or join securely with stitches while art is a noun giving us the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary significance. Imagine connecting both! Wed, 18 May 2016 08:00:00 EST Using Piping or Cording http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178798.asp Much more than a decorative outline to garment seams or pillow edges, piping can ease the strain on finished fabric seams subject to much wear or minimize abrasion of seam edges on much used pillows or sofa cushions adding strength to seams and curvy corners as well. Wed, 11 May 2016 08:00:00 EST Free Motion Sewing http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178668.asp Free motion sewing is a machine stitching technique that replicates hand embroidery and monogramming, useful for darning, quilting, embellishing and thread art. It is surprisingly easy to do by following just a few techniques. Wed, 4 May 2016 10:00:00 EST