Five Sewing Hacks You Need To Know

sewing hacks

As enjoyable as it is to create a beautiful piece of clothing or reupholster your favorite furniture, there are some aspects of sewing that just aren’t fun. Searching for dropped pins and keeping bobbins from unwinding can be frustrating, which is why Nick of Time Textiles has put together a list of our top five […]

Incorporate 2016’s Top Prom Dress Trends into Your DIY Dress

girls at prom

The big night is almost here – after waiting for countless years and dreaming up the perfect look for this big celebration, it is time to begin dress shopping for your prom.   Countless gorgeous dresses in a variety of fabrics, styles, colors and lengths vie for your full attention from the sales racks. You […]

The Health Benefits of Sewing

sewing hand-eye coordination

For individuals who love to sew, it is no surprise that this enjoyable activity is good for your health too. A great way to unwind after a long day and an opportunity to show off your creativity, sewing has mental, emotional and physical benefits. And on top of that, it’s a hobby you can pick […]

Advice for Re-Organizing Your Crafting Supplies

crafting supplies

A new year often inspires us to make changes in our lives, and one of the biggest improvements a crafter can make is getting their space organized. We all have piles of half-finished projects, dried up markers and tangled balls of yarn around our crafting space; and all of us could benefit from being able […]

Advice For Teaching Children To Sew

mother teaching daughter to sew

One of the greatest joys in life is being able to share the things you love to do with the people who mean the most to you. If you are a sewer, you are probably looking forward to the day when your children or grandchildren show interest in your work and ask if they can […]

Creating Handmade Gifts for Your Loved Ones This Holiday Season

Handmade Holiday Gifts

With the holidays quickly approaching, you probably have a long list of gifts to purchase from the store for those you love. But have you considered creating something special for them instead? Handmade gifts are a great way to express how much you care and can be customized to fit your loved ones personal style […]

Why It’s A Great Idea To Knit A Scarf

Why It's A Great Idea To Knit A Scarf

That cold weather is sneaking up on us and it is time to get out our boots, big sweaters, and jeans. It’s also time to gather one of autumn’s favorite accessories, the scarf.   A few years ago, when scarves made it big, it went from a season fad to an almost year-round wardrobe must-have. […]

DIY – Updating Your Furniture Upholstery With A Newer Fabric

DIY – Updating Your Furniture Upholstery With A Newer Fabric

Many of us have our favorite chair, the one that no matter how old it is, no matter how many other chairs we try out, we always go back to our favorite chair.   If your well-loved furniture’s upholstery starts to show worn areas, you don’t have to settle for getting new furniture and part […]

Halloween Is Right Around The Corner, Make Your Costume Now

Halloween Is Right Around The Corner, Make Your Costume Now

Every year you say you aren’t going to waste all that hard earned money on a Halloween costume you buy last minute from the local costume store. Yet, year after year, you make the mistake of waiting till the night before your work or friend’s costume party to find an outfit to wear, kicking yourself […]

Create Team Blankets For The Upcoming Football Season

Create Team Blankets For The Upcoming Football Season

Football season is upon us and with the professional football season comes the distinct fall and winter weather. You might live in a state with perpetual summer like temperatures, but if you are a backer and travel with your team, you’re going to find inclement weather.   Having the appropriate clothing will assist in keeping […]