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Creativity & Mindset

  • Creativity & Mindset
    How Can I Teach Someone Else How to Sew?

    Teach someone to sew in just 7 steps, even if you aren’t a sewing teacher.

    September 21, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How Can I Upgrade My Wardrobe Without Feeling Overdressed?

    6 Tips for making changes to your personal style without feeling self-conscious.

    September 12, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    Does Sewing Ever Get...Easier?

    4 reasons why you’ll always make mistakes when you sew—and why that’s OK. By Jennifer Wiese.

    September 5, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Prioritize Your Sewing When You Have Too Many Ideas

    4 steps to help you avoid analysis paralysis and turn your ideas into finished clothing.

    August 24, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How Can I Buy Less Clothing?

    7 tips for how to be more intentional about the clothes you buy.

    August 17, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Sew Larger Projects When You’re Really Busy

    4 practical ways to grow your sewing skills when you don’t have much time.

    August 15, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Clean Your Sewing Space in 15 Minutes

    A 7-step process for keeping your sewing space clean, organized, and tidy.

    August 3, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Find the Energy to Sew (Even if You’re Really Busy)

    Follow these 3 simple steps to get energized about your next sewing project. By Jennifer Wiese.

    August 1, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    Our 100th Episode! Mailbag Questions From You

    We’re celebrating 100 episodes of Seamwork Radio by answering your most frequently asked questions.

    July 27, 2022

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  • Creativity & Mindset
    Are You Burned Out or Are You Bored?

    How to identify burnout and boredom and use your creative practice to move past both.

    July 6, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How Can You Tell if a Seamwork Pattern is Beginner-friendly?

    All beginners are different, so here's a way to pick patterns that match your skillset.

    June 29, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    What's the Best Way to Learn New Sewing Skills?

    How to find projects that challenge you without frustrating you.

    June 22, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    4 Practical Ways to Build Resiliency After Making a Mistake

    Dear Jenny 02: How Can I Recover My Confidence After a Sewing Fail?

    June 20, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    What Are Some of the Best Sewing Shortcuts to Save Time?

    How to save time and headspace when you're sewing clothes.

    June 15, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    The Best Sewing Books for Beginners

    Three kinds of sewing books you need in your library.

    June 8, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Meet People at Frocktails (Even as an Introvert)

    Dear Jenny: A sewing advice column for everyone.

    June 6, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Find the Type of Sewing That Fits Your Goals

    You might have sewing goals in mind, but it’s easy to get distracted. Here’s what to do.

    June 1, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    Creative Exercises for When You Only Have 10 Minutes

    14 different activities for when you're short on time but feel like doing something sewing-related.

    May 25, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Sew When You’re Feeling Stressed Out

    4 ways to use sewing to remove stress and not add to it.

    May 18, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    3 Steps to Help You Get Past a Mistake or Failure

    Some of your future sewing projects will fail, so what can you do when you make a mistake?

    May 11, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    9 Tips for More Playful Sewing

    Have you ever wondered how you can make sewing feel more fun?

    May 4, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    5 Tips for Sewing Clothes You Love to Wear

    Why do some of your clothes go unworn, and how can you get more wear out of the things you sew?

    April 27, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How Can I Use More of the Fabrics I Buy?

    12 tips to help you buy and use fabric, so you feel good about your fabric stash.

    April 13, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    8 Tips for Sewing Through Body Changes

    Sewing is a body-centric activity, so how can you keep making clothes when your body changes?

    April 6, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    A Seamworker’s Guide to Brussels

    Your guide to fabric shopping through the streets of Brussels—plus a special interview with local shop, Atelier Moondust. By Anne-Laure de Harlez.

    February 28, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    25 Tips for Sewing on a Budget

    Clever, thoughtful ways to save money and make the most of your sewing budget.

    February 28, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Set Up a Sewing Budget

    Clever ideas (and a free download) to help you set up, track, and maintain a budget for your sewing.

    February 28, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    This is the Last Issue of Seamwork Magazine

    After 88 issues, we’re changing formats, but this is so that we can bring you even more sewing every month.

    February 28, 2022
  • Creativity & Mindset
    How to Find the Best Silhouette for Your Body (And Your Style)

    Follow this simple exercise to sketch the outfits you love to wear the most.

    December 31, 2021
  • Creativity & Mindset
    10 Things I learned From Sewing a Bra Every Week

    Can I whip up a perfectly fitting bra in a day? No. Do I have a lingerie drawer stocked full of gorgeous lingerie? Yes! By Orla McGreal.

    November 30, 2021

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