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Did you know there is a certain direction you need to stitch every stitch? This is done to maintain the stretch of thread in the fabric
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sens de la couture - there is a certain direction you need to stitch every stitch to maintain the stretch of thread in the fabric

Directional sewing for garments

Did you know there is a certain direction you need to stitch every stitch? This is done to maintain the stretch of thread in the fabric

Did you know there is a certain direction you need to stitch every stitch? This is done to maintain the stretch of thread in the fabric

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Швейные хитрости! (50 советов швеям)
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The diagram shows where stay-stitching is usually needed, and the arrow show how to do it directionally. Using regular stitch length, stitch ½" from the raw edge (to keep clear of the seam line). At a zipper opening, stay-stitch ¼" from raw edge.

Directional Stitching Prevents Stretching Sewing Tip. Common sewing tips and sewing techniques that are useful when working on sewing projects.

Швейные хитрости! (50 советов швеям)

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HOW TO SEW SLEEVES WITHOUT WANTING TO MURDER EVERYTHING: A TUTORIAL
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"How to sew sleeves without wanting to murder everything: a tutorial"

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Sewing set in sleeves without killing yourself or anyone else.

A short-cut to sewing sleeves into a top--will not work for every pattern, but looks so much easier than fitting the sleeve into the hole of any basic top

HOW TO SEW SLEEVES WITHOUT WANTING TO MURDER EVERYTHING: A TUTORIAL

HOW TO SEW SLEEVES WITHOUT WANTING TO MURDER EVERYTHING: A TUTORIAL
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...now I understand why pants don't fit my body shape very well...NMSU: Making Perfect Pants
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NMSU: Making Perfect Pants - OMG where has this been all my life! This is the most invaluable article for trouser making I have EVER come across! I feel confident now that I can make myself a nice pair of trousers.

NMSU: Making Perfect Pants - hip types (I have to say that being heart shaped sounds much better than being carrot shaped :-D)

Using body type to perfectly fit pants.um, why do they not sell pants by hip shape?

now I understand why pants don't fit my body shape very well. Guide to body types, pant styles to avoid, taking measurements, adjusting patterns, final fitting adjustments.

...now I understand why pants don't fit my body shape very well...NMSU: Making Perfect Pants

...now I understand why pants don't fit my body shape very well...NMSU: Making Perfect Pants
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A better way to sew linings and facings
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[A better way to sew linings and facings] How to get lined or faced arm and neck holes to lie flat. From Kathleen Fasanella's

Discussion of seam order and dominant seams for improved construction and range of motion. [Better way to sew seams and facings]

A better way to sew linings and facings

A better way to sew linings and facings
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Why line, anyway? A lining neatly finishes a garment and makes it more opaque and easier to put on and remove. A quick-lining also functions as interfacing, subtly shaping the garment and keeping the fabric from stretching.
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Skip interfacing and keep facings in place with this quick-lining technique.

A shortcut to great linings - Threads magazine

How to sew linings/facings info - no pics really

How to insert a "quick lining" - A technique for both lined and faced garments that is easier, eliminates hand sewing, and helps facings behave.

Why line, anyway? A lining neatly finishes a garment and makes it more opaque and easier to put on and remove. A quick-lining also functions as interfacing, subtly shaping the garment and keeping the fabric from stretching.

Why line, anyway?   A lining neatly finishes a garment and makes it more opaque and easier to put on and remove. A quick-lining also functions as interfacing, subtly shaping the garment and keeping the fabric from stretching.
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Sew Napkins - Mitered Corners or Rolled Hems - Melly Sews
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Welcome back to Top Ten Tuesday! Did you grow up with a mother, grandmother, dad, grandfather or other person in your life that were quilters or seamstresses or tailors?

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Sew Napkins - Mitered Corners or Rolled Hems - Melly Sews

Sew Napkins - Mitered Corners or Rolled Hems - Melly Sews

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Add lining to unlined jacket pattern. Alter pattern pieces for linings (subtle but important differences - better than cutting lining out of standard jacket fabric pieces)

yessss, understanding thread tension - where have you been all my life? Maybe I can use this on my sewing machine!

yessss, understanding thread tension - where have you been all my life? Maybe I can use this on my sewing machine!

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Adding sleeves to a sleeveless garment pattern is easier than you think. Step-by-step directions in this free PDF tutorial by Vogue Patterns Magazine.

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Adding sleeves to a sleeveless garment pattern is easier than you think. Step-by-step directions in this free PDF tutorial by Vogue Patterns Magazine.

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How to sew a curved hem? Well it depends! I've made a few videos explaining different techniques for sewing around curves Sew a curved hem using a stitched guideline works well on the more narrow hems

Tutorial: Sew a Curved Hem 4x (CHARLOTTE KAN - Sewing Blog)

How to sew a curved hem? Well it depends! I& made a few videos explaining different techniques for sewing around curves Sew a curved hem using a stitched guideline works well on the more narrow hems

One of the biggest differences between regular garment sewing and couture sewing is underlining. Underlining is what gives couture garments their superior overall appearance and elevates any homemade article of clothing to a designer-grade product. But, what is underlining? Why do you need it, and how do you use it? Read on to find out!

Go From Drab to Fab: How to Use Underlining for Garment Construction

One of the biggest differences between regular garment sewing and couture sewing is underlining. Underlining is what gives couture garments their superior overall appearance and elevates any homemade article of clothing to a designer-grade product.

Printable free French hip curve - download from SEW DAILY http://www.sewdaily.com/media/p/3205.aspx

Learn To Use A Hip Curve

Hip/Form curve is a large French curve that aids in pattern making by providing an elogated, curved edge for smoothing and correcting pattern lines.

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