Lined Tulip Sleeve Tutorial

First draft a basic sleeve pattern and outline the overlap and underlap of the tulip sleeve. Trace the overlap and underlap out and add seam allowance. Cut the fabric out. Cut lining out, if the sleeve is to be lined.…

How To Sew Princess Seams

Princess seams are shaped seams, designed to fit the body's contours. It can start at the shoulders, or armholes, on the front and back. The seams can run lengthwise, down the entire garment panel, to the hemline, or it can…

How To Prepare Fabric For Cutting

It is important to preshrink fabric before cutting, by washing and ironing fabrics like denim, t-shirting and cottons. Delicate fabrics like silk, must be dry cleaned. Tips to identifying the right side of fabric: Smooth fabrics are shinier on the…

Two Exposed Zipper Tutorials

Hello Everyone! Exposed zippers have become very popular over the past few years. They are widely used as decorative embellishments and is often used in the front or back of garments, as well as on pockets. Below are two tutorials…