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Sewing Techniques for Crochet

When you crochet, you occasionally need to use sewing techniques -- for example, when you stitch a crocheted applique onto another project, or when you sew granny squares together to make an afghan.

How-Tos for Joining Granny Squares or Crocheted Pieces
Learn a wide variety of different ways to join crocheted pieces together.

Attaching Appliques
Learn how to attach a crocheted applique to another craft project.

Crochet Seams
Learn about crochet seams and the different methods for creating them.

How to Whip Stitch
Whip stitch is a great way to join crocheted granny squares, afghan squares, garment pieces, or other assorted pieces of crochet work. Learn how to whip stitch with this free tutorial.

How to Sew a Lining for a Pouch or Bag
Learn how to stitch a quick lining for your rectangular or square crocheted pouches and bags.

Finishing a Pair of Simple Crocheted Fingerless Gloves
Learn how to transform a basic rectangle of crocheted fabric into a pair of stylish, warm fingerless gloves you can wear with pride.

Whipstitching the Seams of a Square Crocheted Wine Bottle Cozy
Want to see work-in-progress pictures of a crochet project with whipstitched side seams? If so, this is a good page to look at. You can check out a picture of a tapestry needle threaded with yarn, plus whipstitching in progress.

Assembling the Tootsie Wrap Baby Booties -- A Tutorial for Finishing the Free...
This tutorial accompanies a free pattern for baby booties (pattern link is included in the tutorial.)These booties are sewn together in a unique way; the tutorial will show you everything you need to learn this technique.

Sewing the Seams of the Granny Square Bonnet
This tutorial accompanies a free crochet pattern for a granny square baby bonnet. This is a step by step guide to sewing the final seams, assembling and finishing the bonnet.

Learn About More Crochet Techniques

Crochet is a versatile craft, with many different techniques to try. Here you will find free tutorials and instructions for learning various other crochet techniques.

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