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To Get the Right Armhole, Fit the Bodice

Follow this order when fitting: bust, back, underarm, shoulder seam placement and slope, shoulder point to underarm, and side seams.


Extend a tank top with added lace to the bottom. Just a picture, but a great idea for those t-shirts that are too short. Could do this to long-sleeve tops to add some style for winter!


Yo-Yos and Couching: Two Easy-to-Do Embellishment Techniques

Couching is simply sewing a heavy thread in place with a finer thread. Its a retro technique, too, that was originally done by hand, but it works beautifully by machine as well. I use a zigzag stitch to secure the heavy thread in place. And, if you have a cording foot— the foot guides the thread as you sew.

Play Zip and Store Convertible Tote - Sew and Sell

Play, Zip, and Store Convertible Tote – PDF Sewing Pattern + Sewing Binding Better - Free Tutorial #sewing