This how to choose fabric tutorial focuses around a simple skirt but flattering and versatile. Can be made in a casual fabric for days off or a formal fabric for days at the office or even from a glamorous and glittery fabric for evenings out and special occasions. Make it … Continue reading →
This is the part 5 of the How to finish your seams project at So Sew Easy. The overcasting stitch is one of the most versatile on your machine. The overcasting stitch can be used to finish the edge of your fabric rather like the zig-zag stitch, but often gives a much neater … Continue reading →
This sewing tutorial is the Episode 6 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. If you plan to sew any kind of woven garment you will usually need to include a closure of some sort to allow you to get it on and off. Usually a dress or skirt … Continue reading →
Sewing accurately is the key to making items that look “handmade” rather than “homemade”, and for giving your project a really nice finish. It might not seem that important, but taking that extra few minutes to do things right rewards you so much when you are at the final stages … Continue reading →
These easy gathering tips come in hand whenever you’re working on a pattern that requires gathering a longer fabric into shorter pieces of fabric and when no matter how careful you are, you keep on breaking your gathering threads. Over and over again. The fabric will definitely start to suffer and you’re going to be tempted … Continue reading →
One of the difficult steps when sewing a shirt, sometimes even when you are more experienced but particularly for the first time is the sleeve placket and the cuff. I’m pretty sure everyone wants them to look nice and tidy but can’t figure out how. This step-by-step tutorial of How to … Continue reading →
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