Posts Tagged "Sewing Techniques"

Sew Like a Pro: How to Finish Armholes With Bias Strips

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Looking for that ready-to-wear polish in your handmade garments? Give your garments a professional finish you've been looking for by learning how to how to finish armholes with bias strips in this step-by-step photo tutorial.

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How to Sew Fine Fabrics… Even If You’re Scared of Them

Posted by on Jul 20, 2014 in Sewing |

If you pay a pretty penny for a few precious yards of luxury fabric, you'll want to sew it properly to make sure you get the most out of it. That's why learning how to sew fine fabrics is so important. Use these tips and tricks when learning how to sew fine fabrics and you won't be swearing at your sewing machine — or crying over fabric that costed you half your paycheck.

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Achieve Professional Results: How to Use a Walking Foot for Garment Sewing

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

Think a walking foot is a quilters-only sewing tool? Think again! Read on to learn how the walking foot can help sew over bulky seams, match prints, hem knits, and other useful tricks for garment sewing.

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Dazzle With Embellishment: How to Sew Beads on Fabric

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Sewing |

Part of the appeal of sewing your own clothes is making individual garments that flex your creativity, reflecting your unique personality. There's no better way of doing this than by adding some embellishment, so I'm going to show you how to sew beads on fabric in this photo tutorial!

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Essential Techniques: Discover the Secret to Perfectly Sewn Necklines!

Posted by on Jul 12, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

In order for them to look just right, the facings that finish them must turn ever so slightly below the neckline edge. What’s the secret to making your neckline turn just so? Understitching. Read on to learn how use this essential sewing technique in your own garments!

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