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! 

Replace Your Ironing Board Cover - Free Sewing Tutorial

Replace Your Ironing Board Cover – Free Sewing Tutorial

A step-by-step photographic sewing tutorial by Patchouli Moon demonstrating how to sew a replacement ironing board cover.  Sewing your own ironing board cover allows you to choose the fabric and create a more durable ironing surface for your sewing. Replace Your Ironing Board Cover – Free Sewing Tutorial Sewing and pressing tips and tutorials! Video: Teach Yourself to Sew: How to … [ Read More at SWN! ]