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I'm a huge fan of Japanese craft books in that though I can't read a word of what is written, the illustrations and photos are so easy to follow that ...
Pillowcase Tape measure Sewing machine Scissors 2 Safety Pins 1/4 inch wide elastic, about 25 inches An iron would be n...
I am medium sized, I measured from where I wanted the shirt to begin, to how long I wanted it to hang - that was about 18.5 inches. So I cut the pillo...
If you want to simply sew a channel for the elastic to run through that is fine but if you run two rows of stitching you will have a nice "gather" on ...
Give or take an inch and a half for your folded over fabric, there are no rules here, do what looks good to you. Note that this seam is on the inside ...
In this step I simply used my seam ripper to open up the side seam from the pillow case to insert the elastic with a safety pin attached to help to th...
All this is a lot more complicated to write about than to do.
I determined that the straps should be centered 5 inches from either side of the mid point of the front. I tried sewing them on to the front so they s...
Topstitcthing is just sewing a small border along the edge of something, it helps to flatten the fabric and it looks nice.
This took about 30 minutes to make, I made one the day before to get everything just right so the second one was pretty fast and easy. I wore it all d...
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Posted:Aug 1, 2010
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