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Nurse Ratched Shirtdress. "If Mr.

Nurse Ratched Shirtdress

McMurphy doesn't want to take his medication orally, I'm sure we can arrange that he can have it some other way. French All Your Seams. After posting my navy lace scout tee I got a few questions asking how I french seamed my armholes.

French All Your Seams

It can seem a little confusing at first but, as with apparently all of my tutorials, I promise it really is very easy. I’m first going to do a run through of the french seam and then will show you how to apply it to the armhole. Sewing Taffeta Tips: Learn The Craft of Sewing on Craftsy. Taffeta is a luxurious fabric.

Sewing Taffeta Tips: Learn The Craft of Sewing on Craftsy

Lightweight but crisp, it has a slight sheen to it and is the perfect choice for formal wear. It’s also used in home decor projects. Taffeta has some qualities (delicate, slippery, prone to unraveling) that may make it a bit daunting to sewists. How to sew darts   For beginners, sewing darts tends to seem like a complicated step.

How to sew darts  

I know that I was confused about getting a straight line and ending right at the point. Double pointed darts seemed even more confusing. After some time spent practicing, I was able to master the art of the dart. I’m sure that if darts are troubling you, these tips will help you! If you’ve been sewing darts for awhile, please share any helpful tips in the comments or in the forum. Straight Dart Straight darts have only one point with dart legs along the edge of the pattern. 1. 2. 3. Curved Dart Curved darts are often used around the bust as they can be very flattering. 1. 2. 3. Double Point Dart Double point darts tend to be found on dresses with simple lines. 1. 2. Sewing Tips for Sewing Darts. Understanding Lining Fabric + Resources. This is a follow-up post to this post and again, if you don’t have Easy Guide to Sewing Linings by Connie Long, you need it and you should buy the e-book right now! Today, I wanted to share my online resources plus a few tips on what kinds of fabrics can work as a lining.

Sometimes ideas from others make a big difference in how we view the usefulness of a fabric. So here goes. bemberg rayon lining First let’s talk lining fabrics and what kinds of fabrics work as linings that aren’t labeled “linings.” Silk charmeuse solid & printed. CT-MMB.004 Inserting Jacket Linings - CT-MMB-004.pdf. Fabric-Needle-Thread Guide « Sew it Works! Table of Contents. Sewing Discussion at Stitcher's Guild Sewing Forum - Index.

GLOSSARY. This glossary is an alphabetical list of terminology particular to fashion design and sewing construction with the definitions for those terms.


Words appearing in italics throughout this design blog are listed here. Back Stitch – is the strongest hand stitch and is used to imitate machine stitches. Fiesta Résistance: {Guest Post} DIY Napkin Tutorial. Sewing with Knits...It CAN Be Fun! January 6th, 2009 Email 3 users recommend Use a fusible knit interfacing on the wrong side of your knits before sewing buttonholes.

Sewing with Knits...It CAN Be Fun!

Serger Basics. Sewing first vs. serging first There is some argument about this in the DiY community, and really, I think it depends mostly on what you're sewing, and personal preference.

Serger Basics

When in doubt, experiment, and find what works best for you. 101 Sewing Tutorials for Summer! If you’re looking for a simple and quick summer project, you’ve come to the right spot!

101 Sewing Tutorials for Summer!

Here’s a list of 101 fresh and fabulous sewing tutorial for Summer! You can find beach chairs, picnic totes, home decor projects and some beautiful summer dresses that I love, love, love! There has to be something here you could sew… Now, that’s a lot of links…whoa! Sewing tutorials. How To Make An Invisible Stitch the Piece O' Cake Way!

Pip-squeak tablier. Sewing tutorials. Sew Many Ways... Male pattern boldness. Gertie's New Blog. Sew Serendipity: Making Bags: What in the heck is buckram? When I started working on bag designs last year, I thought about what makes a bag useful.

Sew Serendipity: Making Bags: What in the heck is buckram?

One of my biggest pet peeves is a bag that simply doesn't stand up for itself! No wimpy bags for this chick! So, of course, that brings me to the topic of today's post which is buckram. "Buckram? ", you say, "What on earth is that? " "What is the story behind buckram? " Where can it be purchased? One other thing about buckram. Things to keep in mind when making bags: It is advisable that you should spray your finished bag with something like Scotchgard, as buckram should be dry cleaned only. TaylorTailor. Closet Case Files. Sew4Home - Transform your space. Home Decor. Sewing Pattern - backless reversible Tunic for woman - Today's agenda. Oonaballoona. C Sews - Sewing, fabric, fashion, hats, design & making lovely things with a needle and thread. Sewing with Confidence - The Sewing Coach. Sleevehead. The V&A Dress. It's been very busy here at The House of Marmalade this summer.

The V&A Dress

Too much to do, and too little time as usual, but one of the things I have done, and enjoyed immensly, is visit the Victoria and Albert Museum in London to see the Grace Kelly Wardrobe Collection. Have you been? Are you in London? It finishes on 12 September, and I thoroughly recommend a veiwing or two if you can. Unfortunately, camera's were not allowed, and so I can't give you a complete run down of the display beyond the image of my pre-tour cup of tea and Programme.

Man Sewing - How to Hem Pants. Opinions on sewing patterns, style, wardrobes.

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