To make a bias cut essentially means to cut the pattern piece from the fabric on a 45 degree angle to the straight grain so that the fabric will drape and contour with the shape of the body. To put it simply – the fabric is cut on a diagonal angle rather than along a fold line. Garments such as skirts, dresses, blouses and capes are perfect garments for sewing on the bias to achieve a beautiful drape!
A double fold hem is a standard method of finishing edges when sewing. This type of hem provides a nice neat finish, helps to prevent fraying, and reinforces the edge of the sewing project. Stefanie of Girl Inspired shows us this basic sewing technique. [Get the Tutorial] How to Sew a Rolled Hem – from Stefanie Knaus “This video tutorial … [ Read More at SWN! ]