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How to Use Bias Tape

Indiesew.com blog | How to Use Bias Tape

Once, a very long time ago, I decided to take the sleeves off a beloved dress to make it more summer-appropriate. I was new to garment sewing and had never heard of bias tape or binding. In my mind, a double rolled hem around that armhole seemed practical. I set to work on those armholes with my trusty steam iron by my side. Disaster ensued. Not only is a double rolled hem next to impossible to . . .

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How to Use a Digital Sewing Pattern

Indiesew.com Blog| How to Use a Digital Sewing Pattern

So what is a digital sewing pattern, you ask? And just exactly how do you use one? Don’t worry, we needed some guidance at first, too. In fact, in our initial Indiesew research we found that this question came up quite often. Digital patterns are a semi-recent phenomenon. If the extent of your sewing pattern experience was watching your grandmother perusing the pattern section at her local fabric . . .

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