An outside vent on the sleeve is a make-or-break detail on a designer jacket.
It may sound like Sewing 101, but there’s more to sewing on a button securely than meets the eye. Learn how to attach buttons here.
Prepare fabric for sewing by checking and straightening the grain; assessing the textile’s colorfastness; and preshrinking it.
When I sew, I try to make things easier for myself. I rarely follow the pattern instructions exactly. As I plan the garment construction, I look ahead to anticipate problems…
Stabilize and finish edges with a streamlined treatment.
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