Fabric 101: All About Silks

Fabric 101: All About Silks

Watch this video from Fabric Mart and learn more about different fabrics made from silk, what to sew with them, and how to care for your silk fabric accessories and garments!   Learn to how to sew and work with silk, or silk like fabrics that are slippy and troublesome. We will share tips and techniques on … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Gretchen Hirsch demonstrates the hairline seam for sewing with sheers on It s Sew Easy   YouTube

Gretchen Hirsch & Hairline Seams for Sewing with Sheer Fabrics

Gretchen Hirsch demonstrates the “hairline seam” for sewing with sheer fabrics while explaining the “how’s” and “why’s” when sewing with sheers. This sewing technique creates a beautifully finished garment.       Blouses and Tops Sewn by You at SWN: Empire Waist Blouse Pattern – Free PDF by Craft Habit  

Nylon & Dress Tulle Fabric – The Differences + Tips, Tricks and Video Tutorials

Nylon & Dress Tulle Fabric – The Differences + Tips, Tricks and Video Tutorials

Tulle (English pronunciation: /tuːl/ tool) is a lightweight, very fine netting, which is often starched. It can be made of various fibres, including silk, nylon, and rayon. Tulle is most commonly used for veils, gowns (particularly wedding gowns), and ballet tutus. The name comes from Tulle, a city in the southern central region of France. … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Waterfall Blouse - Free PDF Sewing Pattern from So Sew Easy

Waterfall Blouse – Free PDF Sewing Pattern from So Sew Easy

I really love the way this ruffled blouse looks here, I’m hoping it turns out similarly when I sew it together.  I’m using solid royal blue knit fabric.  You could also sew this asymmetrical top as a beach cover up or a dressy t-shirt to wear that’s a little more eye-catching.  This is a unique and versatile blouse that would take you both from day … [ Read More at SWN! ]