Posts for behind the seams

Behind the Seams – Matching Stripes

Clever stripe placement is a detail I’m always draw to. I really should use it more often in my sewing especially considering one of my most worn makes features a…

Behind the Seams – Fabric Stabilizers

Fabric stabilizers are a miracle when working with silk or silk-like fabrics because they solve two headaches in one fell swoop, cutting and sewing. If you’ve been…

Behind the Seams – Underlining Knits

Behind the Seams is series in which Laney and I share little techniques that aren’t included in the pattern instructions. Often a few tricks can really improve the sewing…

Behind the Seams – How to Prevent Wavy Seams When Sewing Knits

It’s been a quiet summer for me in terms of blogging, but now that I’m back in the swing of things I’ve been thinking generally about the…