أنّ جدية سوبليمينل - For Jane. I was going to a DJ exhibition that was happening tonight BUT it was canceled so instead I made a quick and dirty smocking tutorial for aznenchantress.
What is smocking? It's a method of gathering fabric that provides stretch to an area. Dressmakers used it before the invention of elastic for areas such as necklines and cuffs. Why quick and dirty? There are two main types of smocking, English and North American. With English and North American there are many different pattern types available. 1) For the sample you'll need the following tools: A piece of fabric -I'm using muslin but you can use whatever you feel comfortable with as long as it's not too thick. A ruler - a transparent 2-inch wide ruler is ideal but any ruler will do. Marking tools - In the tutorial I use a variety of marking tools including a Sharpie, fabric pencils and a ball-point pen but you really only need one.
Needle and thread - For the sample you might want to use a contrasting color thread but that's up to you. Sewing Tips. Sewing Knit Fabrics They're easy to sew and comfy to wear, so why not make your next outfit out of a knit-weave fabric? Read on to increase your knit know-how. Use Ballpoint Sewing Machine Needles instead of regular machine needles. The ballpoint ones work best for stretchy knit fabrics.
These needles have a rounded point instead of a super sharp point. Use "pattern weights" instead of straight pins to hold your pattern pieces in place. Tear Easy is a great lightweight stabilizer than can be used for a lot of sewing tricks. One of our favorite tips for knits is to cut strips of Tear Easy, a tear-away stabilizer. Stitch your knit seams with either a serger or with a zig-zag stitch on your sewing machine. Fabric Yardage Chart For Furniture Upholstery - a knol by K Butler. MADE: TUTORIAL: Puffed Sleeves.
The pitch-forked Harvest Dress is fun on the go.
With chunky buttons and a knobby-kneed length, today we’ll be featuring it’s PUFFED SLEEVES and Gathered Pockets. Ever wanted to make puff sleeves? Well now you can! Gather your current dress project and let’s get started. We’ll be making two versions: Skill Level: IntermediateNeeded: * Sleeve fabric* 1/4 inch elasticAverage Sewing Time: 30 mins—————————————————–Option 1 – Puffed Sleeve with Cuff 1. If you have a pattern you’re working with (or making up your own), a short-sleeved pattern piece looks similar to this: To create the “puff”, however, I’ve added more length to the curved part of the sleeve. Next, trace the pattern piece on to your fabric with a marker or fabric pen and cut out two sleeve pieces: Your sleeves should look like this: You also need to cut out two sleeve cuffs. 2.
I prefer my sleeves to be only be puffed at the very top of the sleeve, near the shoulder (therefore, the seam area and armpit area are not gathered). 3. 4. Original techniques to tie your shoe laces.