Sewing Techniques 

Buttonholing, blind hemming, french seams, couching, cording and elastic waistbands are just a few of the sewing techniques you will find on this web page. All types of sewing how-tos.


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Bias 101
Learning how to sew bias-cut garments. Threads
Binding and Piping
Instructions on how to making binding and how to make piping. Alternative Windows
Blanket Binding
How to apply blanket binding. Dove Originals Trims
Buttonhole - 4-step buttonholing
Four-step buttonholing instructions and diagrams by Singer. Singer
Buttonhole - Manual Buttonhole
How to make a buttonhole without a buttonhole attachment. Thru Hiker
Buttonhole - One-step Buttonholing
Instructions and diagrams for using a one-step buttonholer by Singer. Singer
Classic Leather Seam
A video showing how to make a perfect sean in leather. Threads
Cording and Piping
Tips, Tricks And Hints For Creating Your Own Cording And Piping
Learn to couching in 5 easy steps. Young Embroiderers
Creative Uses for Old Denim
Make useful items from old denim - quilt, purse, pillow, apron. RLROUSE Directory
Elastic - Waist Elastic
How to install waist elastic. Thru Hiker
Fabric Manipulation Magic
*Shirred Piping *Reverse Tucks *Slot Buttonhole *Ruffled Tubing Learn how to do these fabric manipulation technqiues. Oak Trees
French Seams
A French seam is a seam which closes all raw edges with in itself.
How to mitre a hem. Alternative Windows
Overlock Machine - Sewing Techniques
Tips to help you sew with an overlock machine. New Mexico State University
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How to sew women's pants with zipper front. Independent Living
Peplum - How to add Peplum to a garment
Brit + Co
Peplum - How to Draft a Peplum
Burda Style
Peplum Dress with Free Pattern
The Stitching Scientist
Peplum Shirt - How to Sew a Peplum Shirt
It's Always Autumn
Peplum T-Shirt
Craft Habit
How to apply piping like a pro. Pate-Meadows Designs
Placket - Sleeve Placket
How to make a sleeve placket and band. New Mexico State University
Plackets - Shirt Sleeve Plackets
How to sew shirt sleeve plackets. Timms
Plaids - Matching Plaids
Instructions and illustrations on how to match plaids. Craft and Fabric Links
Plaids - Matching Plaids
How to match plaids when making a jacket. Pure Whimsy
How to make pleats. Sew Mama Sew
Pocket - Zippered Patch Pocket
How to instructions. Jan Andrea
Sewing Shortcuts
Sewing shortcut ideas - from basics such as getting organized to collar quickie to quick cuff and more. New Mexico State University
Sleeves - How to
How to sew on sleeve and finish with flat felled seam. Julia's Sewing Blog
Stitch Reference
Expand the capabilities of your Singer sewing machine by learning about its built-in stitches. Singer
Tie - How to Slim A Tie
How Stuff Works
An explanation of what is understitching in sewing. Sewing
Waistband (Video)
How to sew an elastic waistband casting into pants. Expert Village
Waistband - Elastic Casting
How to make a sewn in elastic casting for pants.
Waistband - Elastic Waistband Casting
How to sew an elastic waistband casting. You Tube
Waistband - Skirt Waistband
How to make a waistband for a stretch skirt. Independent Living
Waistbands - Great Elastic Waistbands
Sewing professionals and designers share their secrets for comfortable, fashionable waistbands. -by Threads Threads

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