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.
25 Best Sewing Hacks and Sewing Tips: After sewing for years I’ve naturally acquired a handful of tips and tricks. I’ve gathered together 25 of my favorites just for you. Read on for some of the best sewing hacks out there, and you’ll be master of the machine in no time. Don’t miss out on this awesome list of sewing hacks you’ll want to try at home. I’ve seen tons of sewing tips, but none that were as simple and as straightforward as this one. You’re going to be sewing like a pro a
I’m always looking for simple ways to create – this includes the times when I’m at my sewing table, too! There are many fabulous, talented seamstresses who share their skills with us and I wanted to share some of my favorite sewing graphics out there. Print them out and put them in your sewing space …
Simplicity 1356 Pattern - Misses' Vintage Jiffy® Reversible Wrap Dress. Misses' Vintage 1970's Jiffy® dress has three main pattern pieces for easy construction. Easy tie dress is also reversible. No Zipper. No Buttons. No snaps. It just wraps!