Easy to sew: It's just 4 rectangles. Measure shoulder to hem length, then girth at widest part (hips?) and divide by 4. Add seam allowance. Sew allowing for neckline, arm holes. No pattern needed. 1/2 hour, max!

Easy to sew: It's just 4 rectangles. Measure shoulder to hem length, then girth at widest part (hips?) and divide by 4. Add seam allowance. Sew allowing for neckline, arm holes. No pattern needed. 1/2 hour, max!

Tension tips - I've been looking for this all my life, I think :) - This will be so helpful! I have just always called Elizabeth! Thankfully she pinned it too - *smile*

Tension tips - I've been looking for this all my life, I think :) - This will be so helpful! I have just always called Elizabeth! Thankfully she pinned it too - *smile*

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.

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 Sewing Hacks That Will Change Your Life

25 Sewing Hacks that Will Change Your Life

These 8 beyond easy sewing hacks and tips are THE BEST! I'm so happy I found this AMAZING post! I feel like I can be super crafty now with these great tricks! Definitely pinning for later! More

WAWAK Sewing Supplies - #wardrobechallenge insert invisible zip using a regular zipper foot

WAWAK Sewing Supplies - #wardrobechallenge insert invisible zip using a regular zipper foot

How to make one CONTINUOUS strip of BIAS TAPE (from one square of fabric) | via Make It and Love It

How to make one CONTINUOUS strip of BIAS TAPE (from one square of fabric) | via Make It and Love It

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