Result of fabric wrinkling during cutting.

A Few Cutting Remarks

Scissors don’t come with directions.  Much like a screwdriver (the mechanical kind), they are supposedly a tool so simple that … More

Loop left after removing knot from back of embroidery.

Embroidery Hack

So I’ve been doing a little embroidery lately (which is an odd statement from She Who Doth Not Embroider, but … More

Making Amidala Fabric

Someday, I would like to costume an insanely popular movie so that I can pull out all my dirty tricks … More

Moving a Single Dart

This is really meant as support material for my Flat Pattern I students, to help them with their sample problems. … More

placement of left hand while sewing

Controlling Tulle

So here’s the trouble with tutus… They are made of many, many layers of tulle*. And tulle, these days, is … More