Velvet Dress

Hello Everyone!!! I made this dress for a graduation dinner party, from a pattern I use quite often when I am pressed for time. I just added sleeves and a different neckline. Velvet tend to add quite a few centimeters,…

Pressing Equipment

In order to press garments successfully, you need these basic items: A steam iron of high quality. Pressing cloths, like a piece of calico, which holds moisture and is best for pressing medium to heavyweight fabrics. Muslin is semi-transparent and…

Sewing Corded Seams

Hello Everyone!!! A corded seam can be used in both dressmaking and home decorating. You can buy, or make your own covered cording. How to apply cording to a seam: Pin or tack cording to the right side of one…

Denim Jacket and Jeans

Hello Everyone!!! With winter now on our doorstep, I decided to make a Denim Jacket and Jeans, which is perfect to wear in between autumn and winter seasons. The denim has a slight stretch, which makes the outfit very comfortable…