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!
Getting the very most for your money when it comes to kid’s clothing is as important as the books they will read and the games they will play while wearing garments sewn to last. When my babies were little, they wore incredible clothing sewn by their grandmothers, who were/are proficient sewers in their own right. … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Last summer Autumn, from It’s Always Autumn shared a really nice free pattern for a ladies size large t-shirt – which is apparently the easiest-to-sew women’s t-shirt ever. The original free pattern can be found in this post. Autumn then ended up sewing eight more variations because she found the pattern easy to use and the shirt is so basic and fast to sew up. … [ Read More at SWN! ]