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Sewing adventures: learning as I go along.

Sew bias binding on the serger/overlocker

So occasionally I find it useful to sew bias binding on my serger and it eliminates the need for trimming. This would not work well for bias that’s going around a neckline or something like that as the rows of serger stitches could be irritating. But here I am making 2.5” bias binding (before strips […]

Neck binding attachment and single layer pocket

I have recently made several Wexford Dresses from the Cashmerette Club where I used my binder attachment on my Coverstitch; and added single-layer pockets. These videos show you how I did it. I’m sorry I have very little experience with uploading and handling videos, but I think you can see. Subtitles were beyond me.

Bias-bound waistband

A couple of people have asked me about the waistband finished with bias binding.So here is how I do it. Major caveat – I’m completely self-taught so this is just how I like to do it. It’s not an official method! Pics below, but here is a quick slideshow I cut the waistband longer than […]

Muna and Broad Waikerie Duster

A real pleasure to sew and wear Okay, I adore this! It’s a duster version of the Muna and Broad Waikerie Shirt/Dress. Because I’m wearing it as a spring/summer coat and probably mostly open, I did Hong Kong binding on all the seams, the hem and the pocket edges and it was worth the trouble. […]

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