How to Sew a Basic Hem By Stefanie of Girl. Inspired. for I Heart Nap Time.

How to Sew Basic, Rolled, and Mock Rolled Hems – Basic Sewing Techniques

    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! ]

Easy Fabric Gathers With the Zig Zag Method

Easy Fabric Gathers With the Zig Zag Method

“The standard sewing technique for gathering fabric while sewing is to sew two lines of basting stitches and then gently pull the fabric to gather along the stitch line.  This method is tedious risks breaking the basting stitches.  Instead of gathering using basting stitches, today I am going to show you a simpler method of gathering using a zigzag stitch … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing machine basics

How to Fake a Serge With Your Sewing Machine

Want clean finishes, but don’t have a serger? I’ll show you how to do it with a sewing machine! =)  – OohLaLaHolly More serger sewing: Sewing Channel: Serger Users Sewing Channel: Serger Reviews Video: Bernette 335 Serger Blog Post: Purchasing a Serger Topic: What is the Serger used for other than hemming? Video: How To Thread Your Serger For 4 Thread Overlock … [ Read More at SWN! ]