How to Hand Sew Strong Seams from Start to Finish

Here’s how to hand sew the strongest seams using a backstitch (full and half versions). I’ve included beginner-friendly instructions for the whole process: getting your supplies, preparation work, the sewing process, and how to finish your seam and secure it in two ways. Contents list: What’s the best hand stitch for seams? What supplies you … Read more

21 Seam Finishes for Knits & Wovens (+ videos)

What is a seam? And what’s a seam finish? A “seam” is formed whenever you join two pieces of fabric together. The raw edges of fabric need to be treated in some way so they don’t fray and come undone. “Seam finishes” are different ways to finish the raw edges, make them more durable, and … Read more

How to Use Fusible Interfacing Correctly (Apply & Prewash)

Fusible interfacing is applied by ironing it onto your fabric. But what’s the right way to do it? And should you pre-wash it? This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to use fusible interfacing. I’m getting my information directly from Pellon and Vilene – 2 of the biggest interfacing manufacturers. Contents list: Video tutorial: 2 … Read more