Sleeve designs can be a little bit intimidating. Drafting them is kind of a science on its own, and it’s hard to imagine what shape you need to start with if you have no prior experience with patterni

All About Sleeves (Mood Designer Fabrics Sewciety Blog)

All About Sleeves Sleeve designs can be a little bit intimidating. Drafting them is kind of a science on its own, and it’s hard to imagine what shape you need to start with if you have no prior experience with patterning them yourself; trial and error i

The fastest, fuss-free way to hem. No measuring. No marking. No pinning. Simply select your desired hem depth from one of the 10 guides. Hem fabric faster and easier than ever before. Nancy's Notions - Sewing With Nancy - hemming - sewing - design

The fastest, fuss-free way to hem. No measuring. No marking. No pinning. Simply select your desired hem depth from one of the 10 guides. Hem fabric faster and easier than ever before. Nancys Notions - Sewing With Nancy - hemming - sewing - design

A handy cheat sheet for matching your dressmaking patterns to the right fabric! Achieving the perfect fit! In Issue 38 of Love Sewing Magazinewe meet Lynda Maynard, known in the fashion design indu

Matching Sewing Patterns to Fabric (Love Sewing Magazine)

A handy cheat sheet for matching your dressmaking patterns to the right fabric! Achieving the perfect fit! In Issue 38 of Love Sewing Magazinewe meet Lynda Maynard, known in the fashion design indu Remarkable stories.

Pleating Board - instead of lining paper use a mid-weight interfacing, non-fuseable.  http://www.beaufrog.co.uk/dressmaking/make-a-pleating-board/487

Pleating Board - instead of lining paper use a mid-weight interfacing, non-fuseable. Use a credit card etc to make sure fabric goes between the pleats.

Free download - handy for your next dressmaking project to remind you of all the dart and neckline names

handy for the next dressmaking project to remind you of all the dart and neckline names

How to make a full bust adjustment (FBA) to sewing patterns. Downloadable PDF article from Vogue Patterns Magazine.

How to make a full bust adjustment (FBA) to sewing patterns. From McCall Pattern Company

*Skirt Types (The Ultimate Clothing Style Guide - FREE SEWING PATTERNS AND TUTORIALS | On the Cutting Floor)

The Ultimate Clothing Style Guide - On the Cutting Floor: Printable pdf sewing patterns and tutorials for women

The Merry Dressmaker: Cover grommets with blanket stitch - pretty and lasts longer. Pre-emptive mending! Also more cool corset stuff.

Cover the eyelets (grommets) on a corset or on a laced dress with embroidery thread in a contrasting colour. Look bettert, holds better. Or cover grommets for curtains.

linen dress:

the link isn't there anymore Center panel begs for embroidery. Maybe along the top of the pockets, neckline, sleeves, too.Looks like a folkarts pattern to me.

Elfish Sewing: Stylish Dress Book 1 - Dress E

Elfish Sewing: Stylish Dress Book 1 - Dress E (Ivy Arch)

With some inspiration from Japanese sewing books. and Ivy Arch: Elfish Sewing: Stylish Dress Book 1 - Dress E

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