How to use pins while sewing. When using a serger, pin well inside the body of the project, AWAY from the seam so you can't accidentally run over a pin and ruin your serger blades. Better yet, use fabric clips instead of pins.
To keep herbs tasting like they were just picked for up to a month, store whole bunches — washed and sealed in plastic bags — in the freezer. When you need them, they'll be easier to chop, and they'll defrost the minute they hit a hot pan.
TUTORIAL: Heart Hotpads – how to sew bias tape the proper way and the cheating way. I can't believe so many people don't know how to see down bias tape! I guess I got spoiled by my Mom's excellent lessons.