Fabric · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

What Kind of Fabric is That?

We all do it. We buy a gorgeous fabric, or we're given one, or we fall in love with a Thrift Store find, take it home, put it on the shelf and don't touch it again for a while.

sewing · Tips, Tricks, Techniques

A New Trick for Waistband Elastic

While I love a stylish¬†pair of zip front pants or jeans, my self-sewn pants usually sport an elastic waistband. It's easy, quick and oh-so-comfy to wear......factors¬†that are often important when I'm sewing! For many years I've successfully sewn and taught waistband elastic and been pleased with the results. I'll list my traditional steps below along… Continue reading A New Trick for Waistband Elastic