Tuesday Tutorial: Susie's Magic Binding
There is now a video of this technique. Go to this post to watch the video. I met Susie at Quilting in the Pines last weekend. She drives a pumpkin orange (or Tangerine Tango, the color of the year!) Audi TT. And she demonstrated the coolest completely-machine-sewn binding I've ever seen! Here's how: 1. For this technique, you will need a main binding color and an accent color. Of course, you can use the same color for both -- but why bother with this technique, then? 2. Trim the excess…
Become the Boss of Overlocking.
Become the Boss of Your Serger with these practice templates -- includes step by step instructions. | A Needle for Your Thoughts
Tutorial: How to sew on bias binding
Over the years I have posted many bias related posts (see the collection below), but it's just occurred to me that I never shown you how to sew on bias. Many of you have problems catching the back when sewing bias on so I'll show you a trick so that it catches every time. I will do a series of posts showing you how to sew on bias, do corners and finish bias. Edited : Other posts in this series included : how to add bias to curves & mitred corners Today we start with sewing bias on. Start by…
To Get the Right Armhole, Fit the Bodice - Threads
Learn how to successfully fit an armhole by using a muslin; Adjust bust, back, and shoulder—and your armhole almost takes care of itself.
Craftsy.com | Express Your Creativity!
Batting seems like it ought to be a stress-free topic. After all, its entire job is to make things soft and comfy. Yet choosing the right one for your project can be totally confusing. There's cotton versus polyester, tons of different brands, issues like fiber content and loft — the list goes on…
No More Gaping: 3 Techniques for Perfect Armholes on Knits (Coletterie)
Sleeveless knits like Moneta or Wren can get a little tricky. If you’ve ever experienced gaping around the armholes on sleeveless garments, read on for several fixes you can use. Why do knits gape? Fi
Fat Quarter Series: Bias Tape Tutorial: How to make 5 yards of bias tape from one fat quarter
Turn one fat quarter into 5 yards of bias tape (full tutorial) | She's Got the Notion
Itch to Stitch
Curved hems can make you pull your hair out getting right. Baby hems on shirttails and circle skirts can make the finish look so much more professional, but what method do you use? This tutorial show an easy method- on an actual curved hem! Check it out, I'm using this from now on in my sewing. #sewingtutorial #sewingtip #sewingtechnique #tutorial #sewing #handmadewardrobe
Do You Really Know Your Sewing Machine on the Inside? | WeAllSew
How to care for your sewing machine, including how to oil the needle bar and bobbin hook. How a technician services your sewing machine.