Posts Tagged "Sewing Techniques"
Want to get the most out of your sewing patterns this summer? Make them work harder! With a bit of creative pattern hacking, you can end up with fresh new looks for any occasion, whatever your preferred style or sewing ability. So, if you need a boost of confidence or some creative inspiration, here are 9 of my favorite pattern hacks to help you create a wardrobe brimming with cute tops and blouses.Read more
If you've ever sewn a button-up shirt with a curved hemline, you know it can sometimes be a little tricky. The hem allowance is usually very narrow, and the fabric tends to want to pucker and bunch at the hip curve as you're stitching. If you have trouble with this issue (I know I do!) you'll be happy to know there's a much easier way. The secret to getting a clean finish on a curved hemline is bias tape!Read more
Many sewing projects require you to temporarily mark the placement of closures, darts, pockets and other design elements. This post will provide a guide to all the pros and cons of many of the different marking tools available to make choosing the right tool simple!Read more
A full bust adjustment sounds like a tedious technique, but believe me, it's very easy to do and can save you a lot of fitting problems! With this step-by-step photo tutorial, you'll see how simple it is.Read more