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Sewing a Bridal Gown Part 1: Muslin Making
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Sewing a Bridal Gown Part 1: Muslin Making

The first step of constructing any new design is the muslin mockup. This covers pattern layout, cutting, thread tracing your pieces and then sewing them together to create the basic foundation of the dress. Can’t wait to have you follow along with the progress of this project! Next, we’ll be fitting the muslin and looking...

How to Sew an Invisible Zipper, Easily
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How to Sew an Invisible Zipper, Easily

Sewing an invisible zipper is intimating at first thought. But when you’ve got the right tools and the patience it becomes even easier. It’s tricky and takes practice. I’ve found this method the easiest way to accomplish this kind of zipper. Remember your invisible zipper foot!

Sew Some Thin Silk Spaghetti Straps
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Sew Some Thin Silk Spaghetti Straps

In my new video I walkthrough the steps of making some silk spaghetti straps. This is how tackle these seemingly tricky things for dresses and tops. Hopefully you find these tips useful! You’ll need: – Amount of silk fabric equals the length of straps plus a couple inches extra. – Loop turner – Scissors or rotary...

One Weekend Only: Summer Sewing Lessons!
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One Weekend Only: Summer Sewing Lessons!

Great news! I usually don’t offer lessons in the summer because of the bridal season but I’ve been getting a lot of requests for sewing lessons since summer is an opportune time to take them. So even though things are a little hectic I still would like to throw the event out there: One Weekend...

Give The Gift of Sewing This Holiday Season
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Give The Gift of Sewing This Holiday Season

Want the perfect gift for a friend or family member you loves to sew or learn new things? Give them a gift certificate for Sewing Lessons! I teach all my lessons one-on-one and it’s great for anyone aged 10 and up – beginners to novice sewers. No machine required! Learn more about my flexible plans, but...