Tutorials

Double basting method of making ruffles.

 

Frills and ruffles are very popular embellishments in dressmaking. There are quite a few methods to gather fabric, but double basting method is the universal one. Read more…

How to work with bias binding

How to use bias binding

10 ways to hem a dress.

 

How to hem a dress

Hemline is an integral part of the garment and completes the look of your dress. The method you are going to use to hem a dress should be decided on a early stage of the designing process.  Read more…

Knitted fabric sewing techniques

Sewing curved seams.

 

Sewing curved seams

How to make a perfectly smooth curved seams. Step-by-step sewing instructions. Read more…

Apparel construction

How to draft puffed sleeves
Constructing circle skirt

Keyhole neckline sewing instructions.

 

Sewing teardrop openning

The keyhole neckline opening can be used as an embellishment of the garment or as a utility feature to widen the neckline or the hem of a sleeve for added functionality. Read more…

Blanket stitch.

 

blanket stitch variations

Blanket stitch can be used for finishing raw edges of the fabric, for joining pieces or as decoration. It is very popular to use for hand appliqué and in needlework. It has many varieties that can be adopted to all sorts of projects. Read more…

Sewing zippers tutorials

Dress with a frills
Dress with bright trim PDF pattern
Download a sewing pattern
Dress pattern download
Dress with bright trim PDF pattern
Drop waist gingham dress
T-shirt dress with round pockets
Pattern for girl dress
casual T-Shirt Dress
T-shirt dress with drop waist blue version
Circle skirt pattern download
circle skirt with colourful bands