finished button hole

Narrow Bound Button Holes

I love bound button holes. They’re beautiful beasties. The problem is, I don’t like fat bound button holes with a … More

The selvedge edge of fabric is completely finished, and often more densely woven than the body of the cloth..

Using the Selvedge Edge

The “selvedge” (not “salvage”, which is what I always thought my mother was saying) edge of the fabric is created … More

The Machine Rolled Hem.

Machine Rolled Hem

The machine rolled hem is, of course, completely not period before the advent of sewing machines and special task machine … More

A Seam, finished by Pinking.

Pinking a Seam Allowance

You should always do something with your seam allowances so they don’t fray and tangle. ┬áPinking is one of the … More