Faced Neckline:  Lesson Learned From a South Asian Tailor

Hey kids, you’ve been doing it all wrong!  How do you face a neckline? The tailor is Sajid of Sajid Designs, and you may not understand the language because he is Indian, but the videos are visually clear and understandable.  He, like tailors from that part of the world, works a little differently than us… Read More Faced Neckline:  Lesson Learned From a South Asian Tailor

Can’t Let Go:  Sewing Term, “Sharks Teeth”

….. which is also termed “Point and Tuck”, and is a distant relative of “Prairie Points”.  I hope you’re intrigued enough to keep reading.  “Sharks teeth” lives under the umbrella of “heirloom sewing”.   Heirloom sewing is based on dainty, hand sewn traditional French embellishment of the old days. Learning and exploring the “sharks teeth” technique is… Read More Can’t Let Go:  Sewing Term, “Sharks Teeth”

“What inspires you to sew?” Most Annoying Question Ever…

….or, “Why do you sew?” Dear readers, you may not find these questions annoying, but I do. I’ll try to answer the question in the title anyway.   Below are my top 5 answers, starting with #5 when I’m least inspired.  #1 is when I’m most likely to approach the sewing machine (which is almost… Read More “What inspires you to sew?” Most Annoying Question Ever…