In this YouTube video tutorial you will find answers on these questions: how do you stop seams from fraying with an overcast stitch, how do you finish a seam with zig zag, how do you overcast, is overcasting the same as overlocking, does my sewing machine have an overlock stitch? Learn types of seam finishes, types of overcast presser feet and how to overlock stitch on regular sewing machine.
In this fusible web applique tutorial I want to show you how to machine applique with fusible web so you can transform plain fabric into wealth of colors, textures and shapes. Fusible web makes creating beautiful applique projects easy and fast.
Leather is very likely the first material used by humans for sewing. How difficult can it be to sew leather? At a first glance – very difficult, or at least that’s what I thought before actually doing it. But after I finished my first serious project I realized that sewing leather is not more complicated than sewing denim for example. On the contrary, because leather doesn’t fray, doesn’t need washing, pressing, doesn’t shrink etc.
I made quite a few projects with leather, made some mistakes during the process and discovered so much by trial and error that now I can share with you some tips on how to sew leather.
Do you like fun, easy and fast sewing projects? Then this tutorial is for you so you can enjoy the creative part of sewing without all the hard work of cutting the pattern, fitting the pattern, sewing collars, hems, zippers, buttonholes, whatever…
All you have to do to make this stylish flattering dress is cut the fabric – one square and one rectangle and sew only one seam. No pattern required, we will mark all necessary lines right on the fabric. Super simple. You could literally make this dress in 30 minutes. And the best part is that the dress is ideal for all figure types and you don’t need to spend time fitting or tailoring it.
In this tutorial I am going to show you how to make a pencil skirt pattern, what is a good fit for a pencil skirt, what fitting problems you may have with a DIY pencil skirt and why you may have them, how to take proper measurements for a pencil skirt and how to make a pencil skirt sloper pattern from scratch (for real people).
If you like sewing clothes, it really important to have a good pencil skirt sloper – a custom-fitted, basic pattern which you can redesign and create many different styles of skirts, also you can use it to sew dresses.
This is my first attempt to make a zippered pouch. And I honestly thought that this is the easiest thing ever to sew, it’s such a little thing, right? But I was mistaken. The zippered pouch with lining turned out a pretty complex thing to make. Yes, you can make it in 30 min if you don’t mind the funky dented corners at the top of the pouch. But I wanted my corners to look very neat. So what is the secret to making a pouch without dented corners? Read the tutorial to find out.
In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to hem chiffon and other slippery lightweight fabric. Is hemming chiffon one of those things you would avoid doing? Well, there is one interesting method of making ultra-neat narrow hems on chiffon dresses and skirts that is not very popular yet but the result looks really professional and can be achieved quite fast. Here is the narrow hem – do you see any curling, stretching, fraying, warping? Of course not! And look – the width of the hem is the same all over.
Let’s learn how to hide the belly bulge with clothes, and visually change the shape of the body; how to choose a beautiful dress, a fashionable skirt, a stylish blouse, comfortable trousers and a flattering swimsuit to look perfect in any situation. Useful tips and a selection of photos will help you create a stylish image and forget about your shortcomings, no matter your shape or size. Here are a few observations on what worked for me and made my life easier.
In this guide you will find following information
Sewing machine bobbin problems and solutions
Bobbin winder stopped working (bobbin winder not working, bobbin not winding, bobbin stopped winding)
Bobbin winds unevenly
Sewing machine not picking up the bobbin thread
Thread bunching up, looping and tangling.
Bobbin keeps popping out
A bobbin is a very important part of a sewing machine on which the lower thread is wound. Threading a bobbin or winding a bobbin is a quick and easy job when you know what you are doing. Follow the directions in this tutorial if you want to know how to fill a bobbin, how to insert a bobbin in a sewing machine, how to get the bobbin thread up through machine, how to wind a bobbin by hand (and why to do that), etc. Everything you want to know about sewing machine bobbins.