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Hem Knits with a Lettuce Edge
There’s nothing prettier than a delicate undulating lettuce edge, whether on lingerie or rib knit. The waves can be create …
Sew a Rolled Hem On Your Serger
There’s no better tool to create a professional looking narrow rolled hem than your serger. Whether you sew it on a fine s …
Sewing on Sequin Trim
Sequin trims come in a variety of configurations—from a single line to wider bands. Most wider bands are best attached by …
Use Hand Stitching to Add Unique Style
Sometimes a garment needs just a little something and easy, simple Hand Stitching adds unique style! What you may know as …
Modern Kantha Stitching
The classic stitches of Kantha are gentle, purposeful and full of modern possibility! This traditional Indian art is enjoy …
Grand Openings: In-Seam Buttonhole
If you avoid garments that require buttonholes because you think they’re scary, fear no more. Making an in-seam buttonhole …
Add Trim with Multi-Hole Foot
"Whether it comes with your machine, or you purchase it as an accessory, this little foot creates lots of stitching fun! .."
DIY: Jeans into Denim Jacket
As a designer and seamstress, I love making original looks that you can’t buy online. I prefer to redesign garments into..