Sewing Skills and Techniques

In this section you find professional and basic sewing skills and techniques. These will be helpful for beginners and experienced seamstresses.

Steps to Shirring with Elastic Thread
Steps to Shirring with Elastic Thread

Shirring technique is often used for decoration of dresses or skirts. In this tutorial you learn how to make shirring and to sew with elastic thread.

How to Shorten an Invisible Zipper
How to Shorten an Invisible Zipper

If the length a zipper is too long you can shorten it. Let's learn way of shortening an invisible zipper for skirt.

How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers
How to Make Belt Loops for Trousers

Learn how to make the belt loops for trousers. Using this sewing technique you can sew belt loops for skirt also.

How to Join the Ends of The Bias Tape
How to Join the Ends of Bias Tapes

In this bias tape binding tutorial you will learn an easy way how to cut bias strips and to join both ends strips together.

How to Sew Bias Tape around Right Angles
How to Sew Bias Tape along Right Angles

Learn how to sew bias tape along a quilt having the right angles. Here's easy way how to join both ends bias strips at a 45 degree angle.

How to Hem Chiffon or other Lightweight Fabrics
How to Hem Chiffon and other Lightweight Fabrics

Here are two ways of hemming a skirt or dress that are sewn from lightweight fabrics. For this tutorial I used chiffon fabric.

How to Make Piping without Cord
How to Make Piping without Cord

The piping is a kind of bias binding that is added to pillows, bags etc. In this tutorial I show you how to make piping without cord inside.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord
How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord

Want sew a pillow or bag with piping? This tutorial will helps you easy and soon make the piping with cord inside.

Blind Hem Stitch with a Sewing Machine
Blind Hem Stitch on Sewing Machine

It this tutorial you learn easy way how hem skirt or dress using sewing machine. You will find the tips how to use a blind hem presser foot.

How to Sew a Patch Pocket to Knit Fabric
How to Sew a Patch Pocket from Knit Fabric

If you will be sew t-shirt from knitted fabrics this tutorial helps you sew patch pocket to the knit fabric easily and correctly.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline
How to Make French Bias Binding

This step by step guide helps you to decorate a neckline of dress with bias tape. The steps of French bias binding tutorial.

How to Hem Knit Fabric with a Serger
How to Hem Knit Fabric using a Serger

Hem the pants or skirt that are sewn from stretchy knits fabrics is always difficult. Try my own easy way how to hem knits fabrics using a serger only.

How to Cover the Shoulder Pads with Fabric
How to Cover the Shoulder Pads with Fabric

Shoulders pads help hide some disadvantages of female figures. Learn how to cover the foam shoulder pads with fabric.

Using the Fur and Sheepskin Sewing Machine
Using the Fur and Sheepskin Sewing Machine

In this post you will find tailor's tips how to sew natural furs using an industrial fur and sheepskin sewing machine at home.

How To Sew Loop Velcro Tape
How To Sew Loop Velcro Tape

The double side velcro tape is an alternative fastening on your garments or on anything. Learn how to sew velcro tape correctly.

How to Sew Mitered Corners on a Blanke
How to Sew Mitered Corners on a Blanke

Learn how to sew mitered corners. This tutorial helps you sew diagonal seam at the corners of blanket or tablecloth.

How to Apply Bias Tape to Fabric
How to Apply Bias Tape to Fabric

In this tutorial you learn how to attach single or double fold bias binding to fabric of your garments correctly.

Basic Techniques To Patchwork
Basic Techniques To Patchwork

Here is basic guide for attaching the pieces of patchwork. Step by step instructions with photos on how to patchwork.

How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape
How To Hem Men's Trousers with Kick Tape

Here you will find a way how to prevent wear and tear of mens trousers. Learn how to hem pants with trouser kick tape.

How to Sew a Button on a Shirt
How to Sew a Button on a Shirt

At begin of learning of sewing, I suggest you learn how to sew a button on a shirt by hand.

My sewing patterns pdf
Patterns and Tutorials PDF

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