Tag: hems

How to Sew Piping

Heather Lou of Closet Case Files designs chic, modern sewing patterns and writes about sewing, personal style and creative entrepreneurship. She designed the Carolyn Pajamas, our Round Four Challenge in the Super Online Sewing Match. We asked Heather for some Carolyn Pajamas tips, and she came through in a big way. Here is a detailed how-to for adding piping to your sewing. Piping adds extra interest to bags, clothing, home dec items and more, plus it’s actually really easy to make and sew!…

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Wrap Skirt with Frilled Edge

We have an exclusive PDF excerpt from Stylish Skirts: 23 Simple Designs to Flatter Every Figure for you to download, print and sew. Learn how to make the Wrap Skirt with Frilled Edge, then comment to win a copy of the book!

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How to Sew a Simple Knit Edge Finish

Rachael Gander from imagine gnats has spotted trends for us and shared embroidery designs. She’s back with a quick tutorial for using knit fabric as a simple edge finish on necklines. The easy technique also works for armbands and hemlines, and with other fabrics (from cotton lawn to quilting cotton and more)…

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