There s a Better Way Sewing Tips from Threads

There’s a Better Way – Sewing Tips and Techniques from Threads

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! ]

Design School with Nick Verreos

How to Cut, Press, and Sew Pleather – Design School with Nick Verreos

An excellent video with Nick Verreos demonstrating how he cuts, pins, presses, and sews, with pleather. There are some very good tips!  Artificial leather is also called leatherette, faux leather, naugahyde, and pleather.   It’s all synthetic fabric.    

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! ]

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Sewing and Binding a Slippery Top!

This weekend I decided it was time to get on with some more of my PhD work, and officially there is only one left out of my list of six,  the pink net petticoat.  However, on top of that I have added two more projects to my sewing pile.  One is the linen waistcoat I have made … [ Read More at SWN! ]