Marking a hem on your own with no special tools - stretch a string taut across a doorway and dust it with bath powder (probably flour or chalk would work too), then brush up against the string in the unhemmed garment. Tricky!
Bath Powder, Baby Powder, Sewing Hems, Mark Hem, Sewing Projects, Marking Hems, Sewing Tips, Sewing Technique, Sewing Ideas
marking hem by yourself: string in doorway + bath powder... with these long legs i doubt i ever need to shorten any hem... but still wonderful to know for others..
link doesn't work- but must remember this: marking hem with string and baby powder
PATTERN AND LAYOUT TIP One-Woman Hem-Marking Device #sewing #hemming #tips
Clever. Quick tutorial on how to mark hems using string and baby powder.
Mark hems with string and baby powder (make sure string is level first)
marking hem by yourself: string in doorway + bath powder
Genius. Marking hems with string and baby powder!
Mark Hems with Baby Powder and a String
Sewing - tips, quilting
Pin-free Pleats! Nice tip on how to sew pleats as you go, no pinning or marking needed.
Sewing Ruffles, Sewing Tips, Sewing Technique, Perfect Pleat, Sewing Ideas, Sewing Tutorials
Tutorial: Perfect pleated ruffles without a ruffle foot | Sewing | CraftGossip.com
Bandy Canyon: Ruffle Tutorial - Sew perfect pleats without pins!
Tutorial ❤ Perfect pleated ruffles without a ruffle foot
Pleated Ruffle Sewing Tutorial Without Using Pins
Sewing Tips [ NancysSewingBasket.com ] #tips
Pleated Ruffle Tutorial - Good pictures!
Pleated Ruffle Tutorial | Bandy Canyon
easy way to do this pleated ruffle!
How to copy a garment- without taking it apart
Sewing Clothing, Diy Pattern, Sewing Pattern, Easy Pattern, Pants Pattern, Copy Pattern
Duplicate your favorite pants or other garments with this easy pattern making technique #sewing #DIY
How To Copy A Garment Without Taking It Apart Cheap & Easy ... enter painters tape. It is important to use painters tape or some other low-tack tape because you are going to actually put it ON the pants ... easy, smart way to copy your favorite clothing ......... #DIY #painterstape #copy #clothing #pattern #howto #tips #sewing #fabric #crafts
Cheap and Picky: Another Use For Painter's Tape to copy pattern from your favourite garment
Another Use For Painters Tape - making a sewing pattern for your favorite top or pants
DIY pants pattern. This is exactly what I've been needing all my life.
Cheap and Picky: Another Use For Painter's Tape. Pants pattern
Using your perfect fit pants for a sewing pattern
DIY Patterns Using Painter's Tape
drafting a pant pattern
20 Ways to Improve Your Sewing
Great list from Threads Magazine...20 Ways to Improve Your Sewing...basically walks you thru the stuff you need to think about when you're learning to sew or need a refresher
Sewing Projects, Sewing Tips, Sewing Technique, Diy Craft, Sewing Ideas, Crafts Sewing, Sewing Basic, Sewing Tutorials
I like almost all of these great sewing tips. How to sew opposing curves!
I like almost all of these great sewing tips.m
20 Ways to Improve Your Sewing #diy #crafts
threadsmagazine.com: Great sewing tips.
great sewing tips. from Threads magazine
20 sewing tips to improve your sewing
Great sewing tips from Threads
Great sewing tips.*
Fitting pants to perfection
Alterations Pants, Pants Pattern, Pants Alterations, Sewing Pants, Sewing Patterns
Cation Designs: Pants Pattern Alterations Pants pattern alteration and design. How to make them fit perfectly.
Pants Pattern Alterations Great descriptions as to WHY particular aterations are needed. Examples of the flat pattern altered.
Cation Designs: Pants Pattern Alterations I remember doing these when I was at costume college. Fitting trousers is annoying but worth it.
Cation Designs: Pants Pattern Alterations - This really makes me feel like I need proper sewing classes.
Pants Pattern Alterations - Cation Designs Bloggers notes from a drafting fitting class-presented as only a fabulous science teacher could!
Cation Designs: Pants Pattern Alterations (seems to be all inclusive for what needs to be done, basting the muslin for positioning of main circumferences and making appropriate alterations to the pattern based on reality)
Cation Designs: Pants Pattern Alterations - Cation Designs: Pants Pattern Alterations -- even if you never make a pair of pants -- this will help you understand how they should fit and how to buy pants that really fit
How to Create a Draped Cowl Neckline
How to Create a Draped Cowl Neckline - Threads Magazine article. Learn how to add an elegant neckline to a simple T-shirt pattern. http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33848/how-to-create-a-draped-cowl-neckline/page/all
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How to Create a Draped Cowl Neckline - Threads Magazine article. Learn how to add an elegant neckline to a simple T-shirt pattern.……réepinglé par Maurie Daboux۰⋱‿✿╮
~How to Create a Draped Cowl Neckline - Threads Magazine article. Learn how to add an elegant neckline to a simple T-shirt pattern. http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33848/how-to-create-a-draped-cowl-neckline/page/all~
How to Create a Draped Cowl Neckline - easy http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/33848/how-to-create-a-draped-cowl-neckline/page/all
How to Create a Draped Cowl Neckline - DUH it's so obivous just looking at the graphic
Shirts (Cowl Neck)- Pattern and Instructions (comp. w measurement advice)
How to Create a Draped Cowl Neckline - Threads Magazine article.
How to Create a Draped Cowl Neckline ( sure-- now we find it )
How to Create a Draped Cowl Neckline
Alteration: My new favorite way to keep original hem on jeans
hemming jeans with original hem
How To Hem Jean, Jeans Alteration, Sewing Idea, Sewing Machine, How To Shorten Jean, Hemming Jeans
how to hem jeans and keep the original hem!- Brilliant!! Took about 10 minutes start to finish, and that included reinforcing and the top-stitching! I used to HATE hemming pants.
~How To Hem Jeans and still keep original hem!! Plus, lots of other great redo sewing ideas with lots of pics!~
DIY Sewing Alterations: How to shorten jeans or pants and still keep the original hem tutorial! I wish I'd learned this lesson 40 years ago!! This is a MUST for me!
Another pin on how to hem jeans and still keep original hem!! This works great!!! Plus, lots of other great redo sewing ideas with lots of pics.
hem jeans and still keep original hem!! This works great!!! Plus, lots of other great redo sewing ideas with lots of pics.....I may need to do this one day, plus I can get the sale jeans then and just hem them to fit me at a great price...I love deals :)
hem jeans and still keep original hem!! I need a sewing machine
DIY....Jean Alterations- easy and keep original hem!
how to hem jeans while keeping the original hem
Keep the original hem when altering jeans
Mastering the Narrow Hemmer, Part Three
Awesome how-to for rolled hem foot
Sewing Awesome, Sewing Machines, Sewing Hems, Sewing Techniques, Sewing Tips, Sewing Hints, Sewing Feet, Gah Awesome, Sewing Ideas
I'm obviously a novice. I had no idea this kind of foot existed. I must have wasted 2hours on my last seeing project preparing narrow hems...... GAH! Awesome how-to for rolled hem foot
Mastering the Narrow Hemmer - another foot I have for my sewing machine that I've never used.
How To Sew Narrow Hems Using a Hemming Foot On Your Sewing Machine Tutorial
Sewing - Awesome how-to for rolled hem foot
Rolled hem/narrow hem sewing tips
Jenea Phillips - Sewing Tips
Clover Kantan Couture Bead Embroidery Tool Thread
Kantan Couture Bead Embroidery Tool Thread-Gold
Couture Embroidery, Embroidery Tool, Beads Embroidery, Clover Kantan, Industry Tools
Clover Kantan Couture Bead Embroidery Tool Thread-Silver// read more >>> http://astore.amazon.com/usa97-20/detail/B001732228/
Clover Kantan Couture Bead Embroidery Tool Thread-Silver - http://needlework.diysupplies.org/embroidery/embroidery-floss/clover-kantan-couture-bead-embroidery-tool-thread-silver/
Bunte Knete von Frl. Päng: Kurzer Prozess - Hosenupcycling
Hach, ich hab da auch noch so eine Hose, die ein Upcycling gebrauchen könnte! :) -- Bunte Knete von Frl. Päng: Kurzer Prozess - Hosenupcycling
Turning jeans into cute capris: In German, but that's cool with me!! Bunte Knete von Frl. Päng: Kurzer Prozess - Hosenupcycling
Bunte Knete von Frl. Päng: Kurzer Prozess - cute way to cut off pants to capris or shorts
Bunte Knete von Frl. Päng: Kurzer Prozess - Hosenupcycling | IDEE für Shorts! <3
J'aime cette idée ! - Bunte Knete von Frl. Päng: Kurzer Prozess - Hosenupcycling
rangement rubans à partir d'une boite de chips apéro
Ribbon Storage, De Chips, Pringles Can Crafts
(Original as Re-Pinned) rangement rubans à partir d'une boite de chips apéro - Creating a ribbon storage box from a potato chip tube
bte de pringle fendue!<https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=332261650305811
Creating a ribbon storage box from a potato chip tube
DIY ribbon holder // by malo ustvarjalno
The secret to hemming knits ~ Rae Gun Ramblings
Sewing Tip, Sewing Help, Sewing Technique, Hemming Knit
How to hem knits to get a professional looking finish | How to Sew Knits with a Serger | Sewing with Jersey | Best Tips for Sewing Knits
How to Hem Knits: The Secret Trick | Rae Gun Ramblings | Hint: It's the type of thread you use! #sewing #knits #hemming #tutorial
Really? I'll have to check this out: The secret to hemming knits. It's the type of thread you use! Rae Gun Ramblings
I love wearing knits. I didn’t even mind sewing with knits but it wasn’t until I learned this awesome trick that I didn’t dread how I was going to finish or hem the things I made with knits. Luckily this tip for how to hem knits is SO easy it you’ll be hemming to your …
The secret to hemming knits. Seriously, I have avoided sewing knits for years because of this!! So easy!!
Get out those knit exercise pants!! The secret to hemming knits. It's the type of thread you use! Rae Gun Ramblings
How to hem knits. Sewing with knits is great but sometimes when it comes to hemming them things can come out wonky. Whether your hems get wavy or your stitches pop when put under normal wear and tear sometimes hemming knits can be tricky. This trick will change your knit sewing life. Learn how to get professional looking (and acting) hems with this secret and easy knit hemming trick! Read all about how to hem knits now at Rae Gun Ramblings. Filed Under: Techniques About Marissa Fis...
This trick for hemming knits is genius. So easy and makes sewing with knits a breeze.
Hemming knit fabric
DIY: Thread Spool Box
DIY: Thread Spool Box — MURMUR #thread #storage #sewing storage
Sewing Storage Ideas, Diy Threadspoolbox, Diy Storage Box, Sewing Box Ideas, Sewing Diy, Diy Sewing Ideas
DIY: Thread Spool Box — MURMUR #thread #storage #sewing storage. Love this idea for storage in general
DIY: Thread Spool Box — MURMUR #thread #storage #sewing storage For more please visit: http://www.flyfreshforever.com
Make It: Thread Spool Box - Tutorial #sewing #DIY
DIY: Thread Spool Box — storage sewing
#DIY #ThreadSpoolBox #box
Resize a Too-Small Shirt to Fit
Too small of a shirt that you don't want to get rid of?
Sewing Alterations, Sewing Clothing, Sewing Refashion, Sewing Clothes, Simple Alterations
Simple alterations can make that too-tight shirt into an adorable shirt that fits!
Simple alterations can make that too-tight shirt fit. Very clever
Simple alteration to make a too-tight shirt into one that fits
Simple alterations for that too-tight shirt.
pant alterations. brilliant.
Pants Alteration, Sewing Pattern, Pant Alteration, Common Pant, Sewing Technique, Trouser Alteration, Pants Pattern
most common pant alterations (A Fashionable Stitch) | See more about Pants, Pants Pattern and Charts.
common pants alterations http://grosgrainfabulous.blogspot.com/2012/03/one-pant-pattern-many-styles.html
Sewing techniques: pattern alteration. pati palmer's most common pants alterations chart
Helpful Sewing Tips | Summary of the Most Common Pants or Trouser Alterations
SUMMARY OF THE MOST COMMON PANT ALTERATIONS: One Pant Pattern, MANY STYLES
pants sewing - pattern alterations
Tips to Sew Denim
Tips to Sew Denim - Melly Sews - use upholstery thread, the right needle size, and go slow
Blue Jean Quilt, Denim Craft, Sewing Help, Sewing Technique, Denim Quilt, Couture Technique
Awesome tips for sewing with denim, and any thick fabric. Might be of help when your making a denim quilt.
Ingenious! Use a "bumper" to level presser foot when sewing jeans.
I will read this BEFORE I start my denim quilt!!
Denim Sewing Tutorial
Sewing tutorial list
The Slipstitch by Historical Sewing. (Use for hems, etc.) This lady's entire site is AMAZING!!!
Hand Sewing Tutorial, Historical Sewing, Sewing Tips, Sewing Help, Sewing Technique
The Slipstitch by Historical Sewing. (Use for hems, etc.) I need all the hand sewing help I can get!
slipstitch: used to blind-hem a cuff or skirt/dress hem, amongst other things. one of the easiest and most versatile hand stitches, IME.
The Slipstitch by Historical Sewing. Great sewing tips for all levels of talent.
The Slipstitch by Historical Sewing. Hand sewing techniques. Costuming tips.
Historical Sewing. This entire site is devoted to hand sewing techniques.
An amazing site for historical sewing techniques..
Sewing Tips from Historical Sewing
Historical Sewing Instructional
How to clean up stray threads in your sewing room without vacuuming! I even have these rollers to hand.