Use Tin Foil To Make A "Knock off" Sewing Pattern. On a flat surface lay out the garment you wish to copy, then simply take a piece of the foil and lay it over the part of the dress you want to copy, then take a soft cloth and rub it gently against the fo
Grosgrain: Use Tin Foil to Make Your Own Dress Patterns from an Existing garment. Take a soft cloth and rub over the foil so that you can see the seams in the foil. Cut along the seams of the tin foil and trace onto paper adding seam allowances.
I don't think I've ever used a ladder stitch before. Learn new things every day :) A fantastic tutorial for how to sew openings closed by hand using a ladder stitch. Pictures to guide you through every step!
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