Stay stitching.

Stay Stitching

“Stay Stitch inside the seam allowance” is a fairly common instruction in patterns. ¬†Generally, stay stitching is used to make … 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

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