Hi Everyone! By now, most of you have gotten your Blazer Boxes and are enjoying their contents. In our Medium Weight Box this month, we included a beautiful royal blue corduroy and today, I came across a really useful article on fabric.com for how to sew with corduroy. (Psst. this would also be applicable to the velvet in the Heavyweight Box). The biggest takeaway? Instead of fusing the interfacing we included in the boxes, sew it on so as not crush the nap. Genius! You can read the rest of the article here. Tips for Sewing Corduroy Fabric
When sewing with knits and stretch wovens, you need to know the stretch percentage of your fabric. With a little bit of math (don't be scared!), it's easy to figure out if your fabric is appropriate for your pattern. Watch below to learn how!
Welcome to the first Tip Tuesday!! I'm going to use this space to give you a helpful sewing tip in order to make your life just a little bit easier. This week, I'm talking about an easy way to create a seam guide on your sewing machine so you can achieve the perfect seam allowance for your sewing project. Watch below!
Hi Everyone! At this point in the week, many of you have gotten your April boxes and some of you should be getting them very soon. With that in mind, I wanted to share some helpful links which will help you make the most of your fabric and pattern. First up, the beauty of independent pattern companies is there ability to post sewalongs for their patterns. This is a great way to visualize some tricky steps as well as learn new techniques. Follow the links for your pattern here: Sewaholic Patterns - Alma Blouse Tilly and the Buttons - Orla Top Sew Over It - Pussy Bow Blouse Secondly, this box has some fine fabrics with lovely fluid drape. However, this...