Warp & Weft and Straight of Grain - Woven Fabric

Warp & Weft and Straight of Grain – Woven Fabric

A woven fabric is one of the best fabric types for beginners to learn to sew with. A woven fabric is any textile created by weaving threads. Woven fabrics are created with two or more sets of threads interlaced at right angles to each other. Woven fabric is more sturdy and stable when pinned, cut and then sewn…

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Evelyn Wood Shares 14 Things She Wishes She Knew As A Beginner Sewer

Evelyn Wood shares 14 things she wishes she knew as a beginner sewer. Evelyn discusses her sewing tips for tools, machines, fear of cutting fabrics, patterns, fitting, being overwhelmed, and the sewing process as a beginner. Watch this free video and listen to Evelyn’s very best tips for those of us who are beginner sewing enthusiasts…

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

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! 

What Is? Sewing Series from Made to Sew at SWN

What Is? Sewing Series from Made to Sew

A fantastic sewing video series from Made to Sew that answers some of those “what is..?” questions that many sewing enthusiasts share! Nine quick videos and great information for sewers of all skill levels. Visit Made to Sew!   More at SWN: Spring and Summer T-shirt Sewing Inspiration Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood … [ Read More at SWN! ]