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

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

blanket stitch continued around edge

Blanket Stitched Edging

This is a really nice looking edge finish. It’s decorative and fully sealed. It shows up all throughout the ages … More

The finished Hairline Seam.

Hairline Seam

This is the ultra-thin version of the French Seam.  It’s very useful if you’re making fine linen pieces (like coifs), … More

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 eyelets, front side shown.

Hand-worked Eyelets

Hand working an eyelet with a buttonhole stitch is surprisingly fast and easy.  Hand-worked eyelets are strong, easily sizable, don’t … More