To make a bias cut essentially means to cut the pattern piece from the fabric on a 45 degree angle to the straight grain so that the fabric will drape and contour with the shape of the body. To put it simply – the fabric is cut on a diagonal angle rather than along a fold line. Garments such as skirts, dresses, blouses and capes are perfect garments for sewing on the bias to achieve a beautiful drape! When cut on the bias, woven fabric is more fluid when it moves with the
Watch this free video lesson from Heather Handmade and learn how to finish a seam with one of these nine easy seam finishes. Heather will aslo offer advice about when to use these seam allowances. If you want your finished sewing projects to last then you need to finish the edges so that they don’t fray. When we are sewing with woven fabrics, the raw edges (unless you use pinking shears) will fray over time. Fabrics such as anything loosely woven, quilting cotton, and lightw
Laura from Sew Very Easy discusses getting your sewing machine through those thick and bulky (possibly unpressed?) seam allowances on the inside of your projects. Laura explains why your machine behaves the way it does when it encounters extra layers of fabric. Watch the close-ups to learn and understand how you can quickly rectify this whenever you have to sew over seam allowances: EverSewn Sparrow 30 – 310 Stitch Computerized Sewing Machine from: Sewingmachinesplus.com, Inc
I think you will really enjoy this free garment sewing tutorial demonstrating how fold-over elastic can be applied while constructing a simple summer top with knit fabric from Silhouette Patterns.
The public television home page – http://www.fit2stitch.com. Silhouette Patterns educational sewing home page – http://www.silhouettepatterns.com Sew Stretchy: Tips for Sewing Fold-Over Elastic by Andrea Brown at Craftsy #ad Learn how to easily sew fold-over elastic to flat edges
Gretchen Hirsch demonstrates the “hairline seam” for sewing with sheer fabrics while explaining the “how’s” and “why’s” when sewing with sheers. This sewing technique creates a beautifully finished garment. Advertisement Blouses and Tops Sewn by You at SWN: Empire Waist Blouse Pattern – Free PDF by Craft Habit Empire Waist Blouse Pattern – Free PDF by Craft Habit Advertisement #silk #hem #sewingtutorial #finishing #GretchenHirsch #seams #fabric #curvedseams #blouse #sheer #ge
An excellent video with Nick Verreos demonstrating how he cuts, pins, presses, and sews, with pleather. There are some very good tips! Artificial leather is also called leatherette, faux leather, naugahyde, and pleather. It’s all synthetic fabric. #pressingpleather #synthetic #fauxleather #pinning #glue #sewing #sewingtechniques #cut #leatherette #faux #fabric #leather #seam #sew #NickVerreos #naugahyde #artificialleather #garment #pleather