How To Sew an Invisible Zipper without an Invisible Zipper Foot
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How To Sew an Invisible Zipper without an Invisible Zipper Foot

Learn how to sew an invisible zipper without an invisible zipper foot. It makes sewing invisible zippers easy and professional! I love the look of invisible zippers. When I started working at a tailor shop back in college my boss taught me this trick. We were using industrial sewing machines and couldn’t use an invisible…

How to Match Stripes

How to Match Stripes

Learn how to match stripes when cutting out striped fabric with a sewing pattern. There are simple tricks to make your stripes look amazing! Stripes are classic and fun to wear. Sewing stripes is a great sewing technique to learn, but it’s important to learn how to match stripes so that your sewing project can…

How to Gather Fabric and Comparing Gathering Ratios

How to Gather Fabric and Comparing Gathering Ratios

Learn how to gather fabric three different ways and when to use each one. Gathering is tricky but an important sewing technique to know. At the end of the post I compare different fabrics when they are gathered, different gathering ratios, and gathered fabric cut on different directions. In all my samples I sewed I…

How to Gather

How to Gather

Learn how to gather fabric when sewing to make beautiful ruffles and gathered skirts. Gathering is a basic sewing skill that is used often! In this tutorial I’ll show you how to gather fabric. Gather is a basic sewing stitch but it is fun and pretty. It makes things look feminine and fun. I love…

How to Topstitch

How to Topstitch

Topstitching is a decorative stitch on the face of the fabric. Even, straight topstitching makes homemade sewing look more proffessional. Topstitching is done 1/4″ from the seam. I use the #1 foot and follow the edge which is 1/4″ away. Make sure you sew on the top so that you can see where you’re sewing….