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How To Sew Sequin Trim Like A Boss

I learned a neat sewing trick: using trims on the outside of a garment to stabilize stretchy knits. Shoulder seams often need to be reinforced in order to keep them from stretching out. This is usually done with twill tape or … Continue reading

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3 Things To Know Before Sewing With Lycra

I didn’t want to reinvent the wheel and write a whole post about how to sew with Lycra. But it seems like some of you are still nervous; so here are the most important things that I’ve learned. 3 Things To … Continue reading

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How To Deconstruct a T-shirt For Maximum Refashioning

This is the best way to deconstruct a T-shirt & get the largest cuts possible for refashioning. Chopping up a t-shirt isn’t neuro-science; and this process may be instinctive for many long time sewists. If you’re a newbie to sewing or textile … Continue reading

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How To Make A Knit Waistband : Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how to make a knit waistband? It’s easier than you think! This post was originally published at Diana Rambles Hate elastic casings? Just about any knit shorts, pants, or skirt pattern can be modified with a … Continue reading

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Spin Skirt | Tween Pattern Showcase & Skirting The Issue

Spin Skirt by Elegance & Elephants, poplin from L’Ouseau Fabrics Today I’m at E&E talking about knit fabrics from L’Ouseau. Check out the post here! Aside from their amazing selection of knits; L’Ouseau also carries hard to find Euro prints. Poplin is a … Continue reading

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