Posts Tagged "Sewing Garments"
Next time you shop for clothes, take a close look at the items that draw your attention. I mean take a really close look at them. As sewers we take our inspiration from the clothes we see on the racks in stores, as well as from magazines, online and television. I know I do, and those bits of inspiration are typically what drive us to sew the garments we make.Read more
Recently a Craftsy blog reader submitted a question via our Ask an Expert questionnaire for advice on which class she should take next. With dozens of sewing classes to choose from, we know it can be confusing trying to find the perfect fit for your style and skills. Not anymore! We’ve put together a handy guide of recommended sewing classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced sewers. Check out our list, and make the right choice for your next sewing adventure!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!Read more
A dress or blouse doesn't need to be overly complicated in order to make a statement, and using the neckline as the focal point is one easy way to prove that. Let's take a look at five classic (and classy!) styles that can add a lot of character to your clothes.Read more
The iconic Chanel couture jacket is proof that a classic jacket is a wardrobe staple. True, sewing a classic jacket can be a huge investment of your sewing time and energy, but it’s time well spent if you end up with a garment that you’ll wear for years. A truly classic jacket will have clean lines, understated design elements, and be expertly tailored so that it fits your body like a glove!Read more