How to sew a curved hem “Whether you’ve been sewing for a while or you’re just starting, if you’ve ever tried your hand at making a circle skirt or dress you know how frustrating is to get a nice looking curved hem with a neat, polished finish. This tutorial will teach you how to hem a circle skirt the very easy way, so no more frustration or ugly hemlines! Learning […]
Jackie Pacitti from the National Sewing Circle provides helpful tips and techniques for shortening a zipper for a zipper pouch. Find out how to add beautiful accents and tabs to your zipper pouches. See what materials you need as well as specific materials that work best. Have fun making zipper pouches and use these awesome tips today to advance your sewing skills. Enjoy this free video here!
How to sew a half circle skirt Learning to sew a circle skirt is actually easier than you think. After making circle skirts for years in my dressmaking business, I have incorporated them into evening gowns, wedding dresses, casual wear and so much more. The pattern is so adaptable, you won’t want to sew any other type of skirt! This post may contain affiliate links, which simply means that if […]
Make a cushion cover with piping This is Part 3 of the series by Dixi at the Treasurie. Learn how to make piping in this 3-part series by Dixie and then use your new skills to make a cushion cover with piping detail. This is a great skill to learn and can be used in home décor and fashion sewing. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 here. Disclosure: […]
How to make piping for beginners This is Part 1 of a 3-part series. “Piping is a great decorative finish on all kinds of projects such as cushions, clothing, handbags and home decor. It adds a bit of class, a pop of color and best of all stops the edges from wearing. While most shops have a great variety of bias tape, it is generally harder to find nice piping. […]