HOW TO SEW

Peek-a-Boo Pages is here to help you learn how to sew. We have a variety of tutorials on sewing basics as well as sewing knit fabric, an apparel fabric guide and more. Also, make sure to check out our Guide on Learning How to Sew. 

shirring

Guide to Shirring | Sewing 101

I recently learned a sewing technique that I instantly became obsessed with; I’m talking about shirring! Now that I know everything I know about shirring,

sewing piping

Sewing Piping: How to Sew Piping

Hello, Peek-a-Boo fans! It’s Kelly again, from Handmade Boy. Have you seen the cute piping details on the latest Peek-a-Boo Pattern release, the Beachcomber Shorts?

Using Hem Tape for Curtains

We’ll show you how to use hem tape for curtains today. Confession: The curtains in my living room have been pinned up to length for

How to Add Ruffles to a Shirt

Hello! It’s Stephanie from Stephie B’s Designs here again with another fun tutorial. Today I’m going to show you how to add ruffles to the

How to Print PDF Sewing Patterns

Printing Digital Sewing Patterns Like many things these days, sewing patterns have gone digital in the form of PDF Sewing Patterns. Learning how to print

Pressing Aids Round-up

I know I have written a couple of posts fairly recently about the importance of pressing, but it really is one of the simplest ways

How to Cut Fabric Panels Straight

Let’s learn how to cut fabric panels straight. Don’t you love it when you stumble across an amazingly simple solution that makes your sewing life

Sewing darts

Tips for Sewing Darts

Sewing darts can be intimidating. I know we all love making clothing from knits because they stretch to fit the shape of the body, which is