SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
Platinum Sponsor
Brother
Brother

Tips & Techniques > Tissue Paper for Chiffon - Miracle worker

Viewed 6366 times
Posted by: couturemom
photo

 
 
About couturemom star
NC United States
Member since: 7/19/11
Reviews: 19 (tips: 2)
Skill level:Expert/Couture
Favored by: 3 people
more...
Report a problem with this review
Posted on: 5/15/12 4:31 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people   Very Helpful by 10 people   
Thought this was worth posting again, since I've recently used the tissue paper tip I learned about on this site. I actually just pinned my fabric pieces together with tissue paper under them, so it was the bottom layer when sewing. It worked like magic! Not only was it much easier to sew my silk chiffon, it prevented the bias edges from distorting. And the paper tore away from the seam quite easily.
I will be using this technique all the time now!

<< Previous    Next >>

Add Tip/Technique    Read All Tip/Techniques


3 Comments
Login to Add a Comment    
WendellSue said... (9/28/13 8:29 AM) Reply
I'm getting ready to sew a blouse with silk chiffon and will definitely be trying this!
JPForster said... (5/18/12 5:38 PM) Reply
Great tip - thanks for re-posting!
Sewnforever said... (5/16/12 2:35 AM) Reply
Very timely - I'm just about to make a silk chiffon top.
 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
All About Buttons and Buttonholes
All About Buttons and Buttonholes

Class Details

Online Class
Sew a Designer Unlined Jacket
Sew a Designer Unlined Jacket

Class Details

Sewing Workshop Oasis Skirt Pattern

Sewing Workshop Oasis Skirt Pattern

Pattern Details
Sewing Workshop Balboa Shirt & Topper

Sewing Workshop Balboa Shirt & Topper

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.