Shirt Sleeve Placket Tutorial

Hello Everyone! There are a few ways of sewing a shirt sleeve placket, but I prefer to use this method. Working with two separate pieces, called the underlap and overlap, is much easier then working with a one-piece placket. It…

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…