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!
This free quilt block titled Shades of Grey is a very simple pinwheel design and receives a fresh look for Spring from Laura Ann Coia of SewVeryEasy. Learn how to create a modern Spring pinwheel quilt block while watching this free instructional quilting video. – Subscribe to SewVeryEasy Get the free Spring pinwheel quilt block PDF pattern from … [ Read More at SWN! ]
A step-by-step photographic sewing tutorial by Patchouli Moon demonstrating how to sew a replacement ironing board cover. Sewing your own ironing board cover allows you to choose the fabric and create a more durable ironing surface for your sewing. Replace Your Ironing Board Cover – Free Sewing Tutorial Sewing and pressing tips and tutorials! Video: Teach Yourself to Sew: How to … [ Read More at SWN! ]
A free web-only video series by Threads Magazine “In this free web-only video series, Threads Executive Editor Judith Neukam shares quick sewing tips, tricks, and techniques to help you sew smarter, better and faster. Visit ThreadsMagazine.com for more expert sewing techniques, tips, and inspiration!” Episodes in this sewing series: Use a Bill-spike to Stabilize a … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Laura from SewVeryEasy explains why it is better to use distilled water inside your iron. more for you: Video: How to Make a Sleeve Board Video: How to Press Darts Topic: Sewing Tutorial: How to Make an Ironing Board Cover Blog Post: Six Things You Need To Consider When Buying A Stream Iron – by Colleen Lea Video: Angela … [ Read More at SWN! ]