How to Insert an Invisible Zipper

How To Sew Napped Fabrics

Nap refers to the raised fibers on the surface of a fabric. These fibers naturally run one direction or the […]

Pressing Pointers

Careful and frequent Pressing is the key to great-looking garments. Pressing is not the same process as ironing. When pressing, […]

How to Mark and Prepare Hems

You can stitch hems by machine or by hand. Some hems should be invisible on the right side of the […]

How to attach trims

Decorative trims give your garments style and provide a way to add your own personal touch. Some trims – like bias tape – are also helpful in construction.

How to Insert Elastic in a Casing

Elastic is sometimes inserted in a fabric tunnel called a casing. You can create a casing by folding and stitching the fabric at a garment edge

How to Sew Elastic to Fabric

You can sew lengths of elastic directly to the wrong side of the fabric to shape a garment at wrists, […]

How To Form Gathers

Gathers are a series of tiny, soft folds of fabric that create shaping.

How to Miter Corners

Mitering is a method of minimizing bulk – for example, in the corners of the patch pockets or on lengths of applied trim or ribbon.