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bias binding tutorial

Here’s a tutorial for my favorite method of sewing bias binding so the binding looks nice on both sides of your project.

school photo dress tutorial, part 1

Need a little extra help with the School Photo Dress kangaroo pocket? Sharon is here with a photo tutorial to help make it all clear.

blending between sizes

What do you do if your body is different sizes at different places? You blend between sizes on your sewing pattern! It’s an easy adjustment that will help get you a great fit.

how to sew a welt pocket

Intimidated by the thought of sewing a welt pocket? Our welt pocket tutorial will guide you through the steps easily and clearly so you’ll be sewing welt pockets in no time!

zipper fly tutorial

Since so many of you have asked, here’s a simple tutorial for using a zipper fly in place of the faux fly in all our pants patterns.

fitting a muslin

Yesterday I showed you how to make a muslin. Today I want to talk about a few common fit problems you might run into when you fit the muslin. Just like fitting women’s clothing, there are many possible fit issues …

how to make a muslin

When we released the Fairy Tale Dress sewing pattern a few weeks ago we recommended that you make a muslin to test the fit before sewing up the pattern. This dress is a more fitted pattern than our other styles, …