With this Oliver + S How to Hem Everything, Knit Fabrics Edition, Guide you’ll learn eight different ways to hem knit fabrics.
how to hem everything: woven fabrics
With this Oliver + S How to Hem Everything, Woven Fabrics Edition, Guide you’ll learn ten different ways to hem woven fabrics.
tulle hem tutorial
Here’s a simple little hemming tutorial to give you a tulle ruffle or a layered look to your sewing. Have fun with it!
tips and tricks for twin needle hemming
Are you sewing with knit fabrics? Here are some tips and tricks for twin needle hemming that will give your garments a professional finish.
narrow hem with ban-rol
Here’s an easy way to get a narrow hem on slippery or sheer fabrics using Ban-Rol.
lettuce hem by sewing machine
Find out how to create a lettuce hem on your garments using a regular sewing machine.
lazy days skirt with bias hem
We continue to be amazed at the popularity of the Lazy Days Skirt pattern. If you take a look at the Flickr group you’ll see a large number of skirts made from this simple, free pattern. I’m sure we’ll be …
I’m a tearsheet fanatic. I’ve always loved pulling and archiving tearsheets. But it wasn’t until I got to design school that I learned I wasn’t the only one saving random pages I tore from magazines and, in fact, that those …
tutorial: blindstitch and catchstitch
We have posted a new tutorial on blindstitch and catchstitch to the tutorial section of the blog.
blindstitch and catchstitch
I mentioned in last week’s hem facing tutorial that I like to use a blindstitch for nearly invisible hems. It’s an easy stitch to do and looks neat from the inside of the garment as well as the outside. Here …
Many Oliver + S patterns make use of our signature hem facing. Here’s a photo tutorial for how to sew it.
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