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Sometimes it's difficult to know which type of binding to use for your project. This tutorial covers single folded, double folded and satin blanket binding. We cover the differences in these bias tapes and how to use them for your sewing projects.
Hi recently made some high waisted shorts and they where a little big on the hip, I knew that would happen because of the finished garment section so I referd to your “decrease hip on a commercial pattern” because […]
It should be ok. You won’t hurt anything by folding the twill tape
You can definitely put trim anywhere you want. Pin it to where you want it, and then just stitch on top of it to attach it. If the trim is is really narrow you can just stitch down the center. For wider trim you can stitch on each side. For doing the corners, you might want to try doing something similar to putting on binding. You sew it…[Read more]
Do you have fraycheck? You can dab a little bit of fray check on the edge of the fabric after you cut any notches. It’ll prevent the fabric from fray but just use a little. It will make the fabric stiffer and could discolor the taffeta. Dab it on the edge, then gently blow on it to dry it it before moving on because you don’t want it to get on…[Read more]
When hemming the neckline, do I fold the twill tape down the middle (since the middle of it is exactly where the seam line is supposed to be)?