Sewing ideas / tutorials
Neck binding tutorials from Pattern Runway
Simply Sewn: Bindings 3 ways... - Pattern Runway
Gertie's New Blog for Better Sewing: Sewing Rick Rack Edging to a Dress
MISTY FUSE. Excellent tutorial on how to use Misty Fuse, the very lightweight and paperless fusible web for quilting, applique, crafts. Thin enough that it doesn't affect the drape of your fabric so you can use it with sheer fabrics like chiffon.
A better (smoother) way to sew linings facings. Great tutorial! Step by step comparison/analysis of sewing in linings facings
Instantly add seam allowances to patterns. So simple, so clever. Coats and Clark Sewing Secrets Blog
Grosgrain: Sewing Tips: Instant Seam Allowances!
add sleeve heads following instructions from Claire Schaeffer’s Couture Sewing Techniques book. These should hopefully help the sleeves keep their shape for many years to come. Following instructions on page 156-157, I cut two strips of silk organza roughly 8.5″ by 1.5″ (top left above).
Sewing with elastic thread in your sewing machine
A wonderful zipper tutorial!
Nancy Zieman: Here's the easiest way ever to sew a zipper into a seam, using the no-pins method.
Headbands from ribbons and ponytail holders