It’s week two of the Nita Trousers sewalong and we are jumping right in today with a tutorial on how to make slash pockets.Click here if you would like to continue reading
Today is a big day! We are covering common fit adjustments you may need to make to your Nita Trousers to get the best fit possible. Have you made a muslin yet? Lets try it on and see what it tells us!Click here if you would like to continue reading
Hi friends! I’m finally back with another alterations tutorial for you! This one is about replacing a zipper in a pair of jeans. You can use this on your favorite RTW pair or a well worn handmade pair. This technique is so great for extending the life of your favorite garments.Click here if you would like to continue reading
I’ve been wanting to share more alterations tutorials with y’all! I’m doing them so often in the studio theres no reason I cant just top and press record. This one is about taking in jeans from the center back seam.Click here if you would like to continue reading
Gathering is one of those sewing techniques that can be done in multiple ways and every sewist has their favorite. Today I’m going to show you the most traditional way of gathering, which also happens to be the technique I use most frequently (I’m a traditionalist I guess!)
Under stitching is a simple and useful technique in the sewing practice. If you have ever attached a facing or bias tape, you most likely have under stitched before. This technique keeps whatever is going on on the inside of the garment from peeking out to the outside. It gives everything a clean and professional finish.
Inserting pockets can be a little intimidating if you’ve never done it before. In a lot of ways its seems like sewing magic! Knowing how to insert an inseam pocket is the first step to becoming a pocket-priate… soon you’ll be throwing pockets on everything that crosses your sewing machine!
Aaaaahhhh yes… the dreaded FBA! Today for the Chelsea Party Dress sewalong we will be covering how to do a full bust adjustment on a garment with a princess seam. More specifically how it applies to the Chelsea Party Dress! However, you will find this tutorial helpful on any garment with a princess seam.