cutting a circle skirt into degrees shapes the folds of the skirt. Circle skirt, a skirt cut in sections to make one or more circles with a hole for the waist, so the skirt is very full but hangs smoothly from the waist without darts, pleats, or gathers
Tutorial For Hand Stitching Cursive . stem stitch is a beautiful rope-like hand embroidery stitch that works great for writing with a needle & thread. There are two real difficulties with stem stitch: stitch direction & curves .
What a great tutorial on zipper pockets. Considering that the first thing I sewed in my Beginning Sewing class was a concealed zipper, I didn't know what I was doing, royally screwed it up, and will need this if I ever want to do it again.
Easy Applique Pillow A simple tulip applique transforms a plain pillow into a showpiece. Here's a step-by-step guide to adding layers of beauty with hand-stitched applique. Get instructions for this pillow.