Start challenging yourself to add a new detail or finish to some of the garments you sew. Have fun learning new techniques while you expand your sewing toolkit, and at the same time learn to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind garments for your wardrobe. Here are a few ideas to get you jump started! Read more
A lined, tailored jacket is a big project, but it's such a great addition to your wardrobe. Plus, tackling it in sections and taking your time can make it much more manageable, starting with the lapel. Let's go over a few steps to help you learn how to sew a lapel for the perfect jacket! Read more
Sewing pants that actually fit properly can be a challenge. But, by using our few simple tips and tricks, you'll be able to sew pants perfectly tailored to your body. Read on! Read more
Interfacings are the bones of sewing any garment, so it's a must-know skill for any sewer. We'll review how to choose interfacing and how to interface a neckline to help you learn how to do it right and improve your sewing technique! Read more
Couture sewing is a term that strikes fear into the heart of some sewists, but it really shouldn't. Couture, according to expert Susan Khalje, is much more an attitude or approach to sewing than a specific technique. Sewists who are considered couturiers definitely have some serious sewing chops, but I believe that any motivated sewist is capable of learning fine couture sewing techniques. Study, practice, and go!