Category Archives: Tutorial

Cutting on the Bias

BIAS GRAIN What is the bias-cut skirt ? Cutting on the bias just refers to how the fabric is cut on the diagonal (or bias) – rather than parallel to the weave – to create clothing that curves, hugs and drapes more elegantly than a straight-cut piece of cloth. In a skirt – just like […]

How to Eliminate High Thigh Leg Folds in Back Pant Leg

A Sunday greetings my lovely friends and I hope that you are all well and happy. Today is the 2nd blog post to celebrate the release of the gorgeous Dylan Pants and today I would like to talk with you about folds that can sometimes appear under your bum in the approximate region of high […]

How to Alter Crotch Length for Buttock Division

A Saturday greetings to you my lovelies and I hope you are well and happy today. I write this post as a further extension of my 2 very detailed posts on Fitting Pants that can be found here. 1. How to Lengthen Your Back Rise¬† 2. How to Shorten Your Front Rise Today we released […]

Matching your Seam Lines or Seam Junctions

Greetings my lovelies – this is a short and sweet post on how to match your seam lines or seam junctions which is the basis of ALL SEWING !!! I posted this a few weeks back into my Facebook group – I call it ” Teachers Hat ” – and was very surprised that this […]

How to Sew an Exposed Zipper

Greetings my lovelies. Today I am detailing my easy method of insertion for an exposed zipper. This is an easy method for showcasing a lovely metal zipper for a statement in a seam – especially the Centre Back of a Dress. The only thing I would say is that you have to be very accurate […]

How to Blend Sewing Pattern Sizes when there are Darts or Pleats

  HI Ho my lovely sew’ist friends – My post today is about how to blend your sewing pattern sizes when there are darts or pleats in play. And as I have just released a stunning new pattern – the Camelia Draped Jersey Dress – I am going to use the Camelia as an example. […]