Patternmaking

How to add hem allowance

Adding seam allowance is pretty straight forward as we've learned in the previous tutorial ....

Tutorials

How to add seam allowance

The most common question I get from my customers is how to add seam allowance. This was a strange q...

Quick tips

Cut away your tracing lines

When cutting your fabric, I never ever recommend just placing the pattern on the fabric and cutting...

Quick tips

DIY hem gauge

This tip eliminates the need to measure and pin the hem before sewing it in place. It's especia...

My sewing projects

Contrast trim dress sketch

Fine-tuning the design of this dress has taken a lot of my time lately because I feel like such...

Quick tips

Tips on tools - Seam ripper

It's taken me a while to learn that when I've made a mistake and have to unpick it's ge...

Patternmaking

Tranferring bust dart location

Welcome to our first post of 2016 which is the start of a new patternmaking series. I've had a...

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Goodbye 2015

Christmas is getting close and we'll be signing off from blogging and social media for about a ...

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