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...
A-LINE CROSSOVER SKIRT
This delightful skirt has a deep crossover so it will be modest to wear to work and play.
Decorative Stitches - Tucks
Overlocked tucks down the front of a blouse, around the bottom of a skirt, or anywhere on a garment ...
ZIPS - Invisible Zip Including A Yoke And Facing
Zips have a reputation for being difficult to install. Many sewers unnecessarily avoid patterns tha...
Gathers are formed when a larger piece of fabric is drawn up to fit a smaller piece. The hand or wei...
FINISHING RAW EDGES - Using Pinking Shears
Seams are arguably the most basic part of sewing and finishing seam allowances is essential to creat...
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 ...
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...
PATTERNMAKING FOUNDATION LESSON - Tools & Measuring
MEASURING - The goal is not to achieve the smallest or largest number, but to record the actual circ...
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 ...
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...
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...
SKIRT WITH 4 BOX PLEATS
Pleats are always in fashion in some form or other, and pleats are the origami of the sewing world.
Most corners in a garment occur at the intersection of two hems or a hem and a facing. Mitring is ...
Elastic Application - Waistbands
The elastic waistband is inserted into a stitched casing, this is usually a two-step technique.