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Decorative Stitches for Stretch Fabrics
Posted by Jessica McCoy on
Hey Friends!This is Jess from Mcmamamade. I’ve been loving Peony’s adorable new patterns for knit fabrics so I wanted to share a couple of my favorite decorative finishes for your new creations! One of the most popular finishes for knit hems is to create a lettuce-edge. It works best on fabrics that are thinner and curl easily. You can achieve this look with most sergers and overlockers and today I’m going to share how I get this look on my regular sewing machine. To get started, remove the seam allowance from the hem of your pattern pieces. You won’t...
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How to Assemble PDF Sewing Patterns - the Fast Way!
Posted by Natasha Tung on
Hi everyone! This is Nat here from AusChick Sews. Over the years, I've learned a whole bunch of methods for assembling PDF sewing patterns, including trimming the side with my paper trimmer, or taping the pattern pages up to a sliding door window. Both these methods work great, but today I'm going to share what I think is the fastest way! 1. Using scissors, cut each pattern page corner off at a 45° angle, cutting right up to but not beyond the black page border. In most cases, there's no need to cut the corners that don't join another page. 2. Align the...
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