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Clean finish a curved shirttail hem. From Threads magazine.

Clean-Finish a Curved Shirttail Hem

20 top tips for topstitching

Twenty Top Tips for Topstitching

Twenty Top Tips for Topstitching Great British Sewing Bee :: Series week 4 20 top tips for topstitching

Staystitching.  What is it and why do it?

Staystitching - what is it and why do it

Ipad Sleeve Case Tutorial & 25 Things to Sew for your Gadgets

Ipad Sleeve Case Tutorial & 25 Things to Sew for Your Gadgets

TIP: To get the stitches started, take both the top thread and the bobbin thread and wrap them around you pointer finger on your left hand. Then, as you begin to sew, give the threads a gentle tug to help the fabric engage with the feed dogs and begin to move. It works like a charm! No more getting stuck right when you are getting started.

Two Essential Tricks for Sewing Thick Fabrics

DIY Gussets to make a dress bigger. <-- I have an awesome dress that doesn't fit my chest, damn boobs. So I'll gusset it this weekend!

How To Put In Gussets

How to Put In Gussets. Do you know what a gusset is? It’s an inverted triangular piece of fabric used to enlarge a garment so it will fit. Usually, you have two gussets….one in each side seam.

Tiny Tucks Tutorial

I started a new project of re-creating a sweet baby dress, last week and I am "sew" excited about it!

Use two threads for a designer look when topstitching jeans

Learn how to sew professional designer looking topstitching with two spools of coats and clark thread. Angela Wolf shares a few tips for topstitching that ca.

Finishing the top edge of a zipper. (Invisible zips with facing, and/or lining.)

Finishing the top of a zip: “Fiskars Unzipped”

Perfectly lined invisible zipper! Lined invisible zipper technique – Burda Style Love sewing? See more sewing hacks HERE.

Apply this technique to both jacket lapels. Be sure to fold under or remove the seam allowances first.    1 Choose a vertical bar for the lapel's outer edge. Manipulate the cut fabric to make the bar...

How to Match Plaid on a Curved-edge Lapel

How to Match Plaid on a Curved-Edge Lapel - Threads - Apply this technique to both jacket lapels. Be sure to fold under or remove the seam allowances first. 1 Choose a vertical bar for the lapel's outer edge. Manipulate the cut fabric to make the bar.

After tracing my muslin dress toile onto Pellon, I sewed it back together and fit it onto a dressform by padding out areas with cotton batting.

30 Secrets for Sewing. Included are ways to update clothing, tailoring & rules/ways of the pros.

Neat Tube Turning Technique Tutorial in pictures- I forgot to take photos of a neat technique I learned at last month’s art group meeting, so tried it out again this morning and took photos this time.  It’s an easy way of turning any size fabric tubes you’d like to make – courtesy of Norma’s demo. ~By dianem, Dimity's Fiber Adventures Blog

Ogden Art Group Meeting – Neat Tube Turning Technique

Neat Tube Turning Technique Tutorial in pictures- It’s an easy way of turning any size fabric tubes you’d like to make

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