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!
Watch this free video lesson from Heather Handmade and learn how to finish a seam with one of these nine easy seam finishes…
You can stitch the nicest grocery bags in town with this free video and PDF download from Chris W Designs. Warmer weather brings us the outdoor markets, seasonal produce, and lots of coming and going! Carry everything you need in a sturdy tote that you sewed yourself with this free sewing project…
Let’s Learn To Sew put this great sewing video series together with some great information about some of the various sewing and quilting tools, notions, and sewing machine feet commonly used. Learn how to make an over-sized ironing board, how to make cement pattern weights, how to change your sewing machine needle, see how to make … [ Read More at SWN! ]
DOWNLOAD THE SHORTS SEWING PATTERN HERE: http://etsy.me/1FwUk72 This simple shorts sewing pattern is extremely versatile and can be used to make a number of different shorts styles (summer shorts, boxer shorts etc.) depending on your choice of fabric. Sewing tips & techniques in the video tutorial: * Sewing a side pocket * Sewing a French … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Learn how to use pinking shears to trim the seam allowances or pattern piece edges of your sewing projects to prevent fraying and unravelling! with FashionSewingBlogTV with Deborah Moebes More seam finishing at SWN: Video: Sew a Stitch and Pink Seam Finish – Watch how to stitch & pink seam allowances with these step-by-step instructions. Video: Two Great … [ Read More at SWN! ]
I think you will really enjoy this free garment sewing tutorial demonstrating how fold-over elastic can be applied while constructing a simple summer top with knit fabric from Silhouette Patterns. The public television home page – http://www.fit2stitch.com. Silhouette Patterns educational sewing home page – http://www.silhouettepatterns.com Sew Stretchy: Tips for Sewing Fold-Over Elastic by Andrea Brown at Craftsy #ad … [ Read More at SWN! ]