FINISHING RAW EDGES - Using Pinking Shears
Seams are arguably the most basic part of sewing and finishing seam allowances is essential to creat...
PATTERNMAKING FOUNDATION LESSON - Tools & Measuring
MEASURING - The goal is not to achieve the smallest or largest number, but to record the actual circ...
Soft Lingerie - Lace Bra
I love this lace bra it is a wonderful present to give a young girl. I find that with some practice ...
Most corners in a garment occur at the intersection of two hems or a hem and a facing. Mitring is ...
PATTERNMAKING FOUNDATION LESSON - How to Draft your Basic Skirt Block
A BASIC BLOCK pattern is a foundation pattern drafted to fit the average figure using industry sizin...
Gathers are formed when a larger piece of fabric is drawn up to fit a smaller piece. The hand or wei...
Zips - Invisible Zip In Stretch Fabric
This type of zip looks different from other zips because the teeth are on the reverse and only the p...
A-LINE CROSSOVER SKIRT
This delightful skirt has a deep crossover so it will be modest to wear to work and play.
FIGURE HUGGING SKIRT WITH LOWER SKIRT FLAIR
If you have to wear skirts to work this would be a good choice, as it is smart. The flare allowsthe ...
Elastic Application - Waistbands
The elastic waistband is inserted into a stitched casing, this is usually a two-step technique.
Circular Skirt with Shaped Yoke
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Circular Skirt with Shaped Yoke – This elegant circul...
ZIPS - Invisible Zip Including A Yoke And Facing
Zips have a reputation for being difficult to install. Many sewers unnecessarily avoid patterns tha...
COLLAR - Shirt And Stand Cut In One
Found on casual shirts and is easier to construct than the collar with the separate collar stand in ...
MULTIPLE PANEL or GORE SKIRT and Godet’s
Multiple Panel/Gore skirts – are some of the most versatile skirts to create and can be used to cr...
SKIRT WITH 4 BOX PLEATS
Pleats are always in fashion in some form or other, and pleats are the origami of the sewing world.
Decorative Stitches - Tucks
Overlocked tucks down the front of a blouse, around the bottom of a skirt, or anywhere on a garment ...
SLEEVE OPENINGS - Continuous Lap/Bound Placket
When the sleeve has a fitted cuff it usually has an opening to allow the wearer to get their hand th...