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photo Sewing Tip 2/28/15 1:10 PM
Faux Flat Felled Seam Technique for Tricky Crotch Curves
A true flat felled seam in curvy areas can be a challenge, even when you have a powerful machine and specialty feet. But what if all you have is a basic home machine and a regular pressure foot? Here is my "faux" flat felled technique that is both strong and easy to do! I am demonstrating with d... more...
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photo Sewing Tip 2/24/15 4:37 PM
Patternmaking: Drafting a waist facing for pants/skirts
If you would like to convert a pant or skirt pattern from having a regular waistband to instead having no waistband, this mini-tutorial shows how you can draft a "waist facing" to clean finish the top of your pant/skirt. Let's start with a basic shorts pattern. Now lets offset a line, say 1.5" f... more...
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photo Sewing Tip 6/23/14 8:45 AM
Sewing Curvy Seams: the hex of concave and convex- with bats!
+ For joining concave/convex seams, a seam allowance of 3/8" or less is easier to work with than 1/2" or 5/8" + Use small straight pins, use them sparingly and in the direction of your stitch line. + Stay stitch the convex side just a hair more narrow than your seam allowance. + If sewing the s... more...
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I have been a professional couturier / patternmaker / technical designer to the fashion & sewn goods industry for over 25 years- with an emphasis on bridal, formal, and complex cuts. For about the las... more

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