Gathers are a series of tiny, soft folds of fabric that create shaping.
Mitering is a method of minimizing bulk – for example, in the corners of the patch pockets or on lengths of applied trim or ribbon.
There are many types of seams you can use to join two pieces of fabric. Your choice depends on the […]
Why Pre-wash Fabric?Preshrinking fabrics removes excess dyes and chemical finishes used in the manufacturing process.Most cotton fabrics shrink 2-3% when […]
A dart adds dimension and shape to a flat piece of fabric, allowing the piece to mold to the body […]
Seams are the basic construction elements that hold the fabric pieces together. Most often, you wills sew a straight-stitch seam […]
The Roller Foot can be used to sew thicker fabrics, napped fabrics, heavy knits, leather, vinyl, or any heavier weight […]
The Pintuck Foot is a special foot which is used to create raised ‘tucks’ in the fabric. Traditionally, this technique […]
Three Thread Rolled HemMost overlockers can sew a rolled hem stitch. The rolled hem stitch is sewn using either two […]
Pattern sizing is different from ready-to-wear sizing. Compare your actual body measurements to the fitting/measurement chart at the back of […]
Zippers make it easy to put on and take off clothes. All Zippers open and close through the action of […]
Lining is most commonly used in tailored garments, such as jackets, coats, trousers, and skirts. A lining prolongs the life […]