I believe with all my heart that a garment should be as pretty on the inside as it is on the outside.
And that means this…
I’ve covered how to pivot outside corners in my Let’s Practice Sewing article.
It is a super simple skill to acquire. And it comes in handy when you need to sew a patch pockets. Because who doesn’t love pockets!
I’ve covered how to become the total mistress of curves in my Let’s Practice Sewing article.
Frankly, it’s true that curves can be a little tricky to master at first.
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if life came with an undo tool?!
Maybe a wand we could wave after every stupid, ignorant mistake we’ve ever made. And presto, gone! Just like that!
Mm… sounds lovely, right?!
There are times in garment construction when you’ll need to temporarily stitch two somethings together before fully committing to a permanent stitching line.
And the basting stitch will come in mighty handy, for example, when you’re…
When you’re sewing seams, you will need to secure the start and the end of each seam line that you want to commit to permanently.
Because if you don’t, those seams will start to unravel faster than you can say, “No, you didn’t!”
And you have three choices. You can…