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…

Self Enclosed Seams Tutorial

Self enclosed seams are those in which all seam allowances are contained within the finished seam. It therefore avoids the necessity of a separate seam finish. They are especially appropriate for visible seams on sheer fabrics and unlined jackets. They…

Sewing Swimwear

Hello Everyone!!! I made these swimsuits as samples, to demonstrate to my students the various techniques that are involved in making swimsuits. The patterns are all self-drafted. In order to have a great looking swimsuit, you have to do the…