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Corduroy is such a durable fabric, fairly easy to sew and perfect for colder-day garments. Liz Haywood shares he tips for working with this fabric type
What is a facing? A facing is a piece of fabric that’s used to cleanly finish and support a garment’s edge. You might find facings around armholes, necklines, waists of...
There are lots of great reasons for making a lining for a skirt, – it helps the skirt slide on smoothly over your legs, makes the insides look neat, adds...
Cutting stripes and checks when sewing can take a little longer to cut than plain fabrics, but the results can be very rewarding! Liz Haywood explains why
How do you pick your threads? Do you just select your thread by colour? Sewing with the right thread is the key to any successful sewing project.
Don’t let not understanding sewing pattern terminology stop your dressmaking creativity. Do you know your sewing pattern terms and what they mean?