Added Nov 14, 2010
San Francisco Ba...
I am not the patient type of sewer, the one who measures twice and cuts once, who lovingly presses each seam open, and who clips threads after every line of stitches. That said, ever since I learned how to properly finish my seams, I am learning that a carefully made garment is much more gratifying and lasts longer than a hack job.
Making a muslin--sewing a mock garment in a cheap fabric to adjust the fit and details before putting the time and effort into my actual project--is the second level of my new-found sewing patience. Here is what I learned while making up one for a pair of pants.
Check out more techniques at: "MadeByMeg":http://megmadethis.blogspot.com/search/label/Techniques.
Tailoring a Jacket for the Perfect Fit and a Professional Finish
Pattern of the Week
Show a little leg in this sexy skirt with a thigh high slit!
In this Flagship Kit for only $19.99
The kids are sure to steal the show in this charming collection of classic, elegant pieces.
Member Project of the Week
She made this dress for her high school graduation, and it looks fab!
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.