Eventually, you have a perfectly straight cut that follows the grain of the fabric.

Pulling a Thread

Sometimes, fabrics don’t play nice.  Like, you have a wonderfully soft, light weight, breathable, utterly perfect fabric you want to … More

A Ribbon Hem, front side, worked with 1/8" wide gold grosgrain.

Ribbon Hem

This technique produces a lovely hem – fully finished, and with a decorative ribbon right at the edge.  

The finished French Seam, from the back.

French Seam

The French Seam is my favorite seam of all time.  It’s fully encased and leaves no visible stitching on the … More

Finished Bias Bound hem, front and back

Bias Bound Hem

This is fast way to make a fully finished hem, using commercial Double Fold Bias Tape.