Great tutorial on how to bind your quilt with the sewing machine using a flat fell foot to keep the binding and stitching even on front/back. Great concept for those of us who do not have the patience to do all that hand sewing!
Sewing School- Welcome to the Sewing School! I get a lot of emails and comments asking about how to do certain sewing related things and where to find old posts on my blog and so in an effort to consolidate the tutorials and sewing advice you find here on A Fashionable Stitch, I’ve made up this handy dandy Table of Contents page to navigate you through what’s available here.
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.