5 Sewing Tips for April

5 Sewing Tips for April - from the archives of Pattern Scissors Cloth

Back again with more sewing tips from the blog archives! First up is a note on sewing those little triangles at the end of jet/welt pockets. In the image below, the end of the two jets don’t align perfectly. In theory they should, but in real life there is often a bit of fabric creep […]

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5 Sewing Tips for January

5 Sewing Tips for January : from the archives of Pattern Scissors Cloth

One of my goals is to learn at least one new thing every day. Once you get to a certain level in anything, it is easy to keep plodding along not learning anything new – and I don’t want that to happen to me. The ‘new thing’ doesn’t have to be a big thing, sometimes […]

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Pretty Piping

I’m a big fan of using piping as a trim on garments, and recently I have been sewing it into the waistline of dresses: Piping in the waistline of my Aurora Dress Piping in the waistline of my 1950’s Red Spot Dress One reader asked if I had done a tutorial on this, right before […]

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