The Fakey-Fell

Let’s be honest – most of us aren’t buying jeans at a price point where we’re going to see a … More

Classic Flat Felled Seam

This is the classic seam associated with denim, particularly when it comes to jeans.  It’s really deceptively easy to do. … More

A zig-zagged edge.

Zig-Zag Edges

Sometimes, you just want to finish an edge really really fast – you don’t care if it looks pretty up … 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.  

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.  Pinking is one of the … More

A finished Fell Seam, seen from the top.

Felled Seam

A Felled Seam is a nicely enclosed, reinforced seam.  We tend to associate it with modern blue jeans, but it’s … More