How to Sew an Enclosed Zipper to Your Bag Pocket

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In this tutorial you’ll learn how to sew an enclosed zipper to interior zipper pockets of any bag. Most bag patterns have instructions to sew the zipper with exposed seams, the enclosed zipper is a nice and professional finishing.   1. … Read More

How to Match Fabric Prints

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How to Match Fabric Prints can be tricky; the cutting will take more time and you’ll need more fabric, but the result worth the effort.  In ready to wear the manufactures don’t match prints because it represent a significant increase … Read More

How to Make a Pattern in Illustrator

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Most independent designers use Illustrator to provide their customers a PDF copies of their sewing patterns.  This tutorial explains step by step how to make a pattern in Illustrator.  In this tutorial, the pattern in Illustrator is made based on a … Read More

Pencil Skirt Tutorial and Sew Along

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Pencil Skirts are very narrow straight skirts; they vary in length and depending on the fabric you choose they can be very casual or very sophisticated. In this Pencil Skirt Tutorial you’ll find examples of different pencil skirt length and … Read More

Circle Skirt Calculator

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The circle flare skirt is a full skirt and the pattern pieces are the same in the front and the back.  This basic skirt can be used for many different garments including dresses. Once you know the waist calculation, it is … Read More

Asymmetric Wrap Skirt Tutorial

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The Asymmetric Wrap Skirt Tutorial shows how to draft your own pattern for this beautiful and modern skirt inspired by a Vanessa Bruno design (collection A/H 2013).   I found this tutorial in the French blog Bee Made.  The tutorial is in French, … Read More

How to Turn a Bag Through the Zip Pocket

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In this tutorial you’ll learn how to turn any bag through the zipper from the interior pocket.  If your bag pattern does not include an interior pocket you can create one and turn your bag using this technique. Most bag … Read More

How to make a Skirt Sloper

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Sloper is a mold of the body with wearing ease and they don’t have any design details and no seam allowances. Once you get a perfect fit in your sloper, you’ll get a perfect fit in any of your other patterns. … Read More

Presser Feet – A Complete Guide

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This post includes a list of many different presser feet available for our sewing machines to make our sewing job easier and more accurate. Reference: Craftsy Class:The Sewer’s Toolbox: Presser Feet & Needles   Presser Feet Standard Presser Feet Standard Presser Feet … Read More