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How to make the faux-wrap jeans Skirt

How to make the faux-wrap jeans Skirt Here is the detailed instruction of the skirt in the pattern store there. The skirt can be done in two different fabric to enhance the assymetry. Jeans/denim is great. the fabric needs some structure. It doesn’t need to be lined. First cut all the pieces and interface the […]

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How to sew the Easy Shirt- Tutorial

How to sew the Easy Shirt- Tutorial that is the instruction to sew that shirt. How to start the shirt is explained in an earlier post on how to sew a pouch. We start there: the pouch is in place. We start by attaching the two front panel at the right side closure (where it […]

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How to sew a pouch or a patch pocket

How to sew a pouch or a patch pocket   This tutorial is part of the instruction to sew the “easy shirt”. It is very similar to thee applique we saw in an earlier tutorial there and can be used for sewing patch pockets. First, cut X2 the pieces : upper pouch and under pouch the […]

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How to make a shoulder yoke on shirt

How to make a shoulder yoke on shirt     

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Finishing a shirt : Putting a mandarin collar

Finishing a shirt : Putting a mandarin collar That particular shirt in the pattern store there, is finished like a jacket. The collar is “sandwiched” between the shirt and facing. As that tutorial is the following of the previous (how to sew a placket), the front facing is part of the placket. Taht finishing is […]

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how to sew a shirt with front placket

  How to sew a shirt with front placket We can create an opening on a shirt with a placket similarly to the one for sleeves classic shirt. The pattern for the placket is in the bib shirt in the pattern store there. Here is a step by step instruction with picture. It looks difficult […]

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How to sew a very neat appliqué

How to sew a very neat Appliqué : Example of a bib shirt   Applique give such a nice detail on clothes. Many techniques can be applied : the easiest is to apply the shape of fabric on a background and ziz zag along the edge of that shape with a narrow stitch. The technique explained […]

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How to sandwich-sew a yoke

How to sandwich-sew a yoke   That method is for sewing a yoke at shoulder level. The Sandwich technique is applied to collar as well. It consist in taking a piece between two and turn inside out. Method to use to sew the bib shirt in the store.   That particular yoke is in two parts. […]

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Tutorial : How to apply neckline facing on a top

How to apply full facing at neckline   Most of the instructions on facings are for separate, small facing. The neckline facing will be following the neckline on a 5 cm thickness. Another facing will be done for each armholes. Giving a pattern similar to that:     There is another way : Drafting a unique […]