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Being able to sew a rolled hem without a rolled hem foot is a great basic sewing skill to know. In this post I will teach you two different ways to sew a rolled hem. A rolled hem is also called a narrow hem, takes precision to sew, and it’s perfect for lightweight fabrics.
There’s something about pintucks and seersucker that are so classic, and they just feel like summer. Since I made a new dress (read the details of the pattern and fit at the end!) with pintucks I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to share everything I know about pintucks. Let’s learn how to sew pintucks.
Fabric: Jetty collection by Carolyn Friedlander for Robert Kaufman Fabrics To make her variation of Granny Squared, associate editor Diane Tomlinson gravitated to an artistic collection of prints she had been admiring. She pieced four blocks and opted for a straight, rather than on-point, setting.
I believe if you really put in the work and you have the motivation to learn through the mistakes, you can sew your own clothing. I have put together a list of advice I would give to anyone wanting to learn to sew clothing and some free sewing practice sheets to master your sewing machine!
Hey sewing beginner! Did you see this amazing guide on how to read sewing patterns? Full of descriptions of the different sewing pattern symbols and lines, as well as help understanding the measurement size guide and finished size charts on sewing patterns! If you are learning to sew your own clothes this guide on reading sewing patterns is perfect for you! Go read it now! #sewingtutorials #sewingpatterns #sewingbeginners