This technique produces a lovely hem – fully finished, and with a decorative ribbon right at the edge.
You should always do something with your seam allowances so they don’t fray and tangle. Pinking is one of the … More
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 French Seam is my favorite seam of all time. It’s fully encased and leaves no visible stitching on the … More
A Felled Seam is a nicely enclosed, reinforced seam. We tend to associate it with modern blue jeans, but it’s … More
The Fake Flat Fell Seam makes a fully finished seam that is identical on both the front and back sides. … More
Hand working an eyelet with a buttonhole stitch is surprisingly fast and easy. Hand-worked eyelets are strong, easily sizable, don’t … More
This is fast way to make a fully finished hem, using commercial Double Fold Bias Tape.