Monthly Archives: August 2012

Prym whinge and dart moving

I draft my test patterns without seam allowances. I prefer patterns without seam allowances. Alterations are quicker, you can change the width of the turnings according to the fabric and where the seam is. Why cut out wide turnings round … Continue reading

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Modified Magic

I took another look at ‘Pattern Magic Stretch Fabrics’, ¬†Straight Lines and Curves A. Its the one illustrated on the book cover. Here’s the half scale I tried last time. Stitching the centre shoulder panel to the front and back … Continue reading

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No sew

Sorry, not a useful post about how you can use fabric glue to stick up thirty metre hems on satin gowns instead of laboriously hand hemming, or use common or garden Pritt stick as tacky tacking, or another reminder to … Continue reading

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