December 17, 2010
For today’s crafty tutorial, we have Jake O’Donnell showing us the proper way to sew a button onto a garment.
Jake is a Portland artist, designer, and musician. We used to play together in the Jolenes, and in addition to being a percussion whiz, he made our band so many amazing matching outfits! Be sure check out Jake’s current band, The Satin Chaps.
December 16, 2010
For today’s crafty tutorial, we have Theresa Rohrer showing us how to darn socks and sweaters. Theresa is a Portland artist and graphic designer who also has a love affair with vintage Jell-O recipes. You can follow her adventures on her blog, Roaring Design.
September 8, 2008
I’ve been way into watching sewing tutorials on YouTube lately. It’s fun to learn new things, and also to learn tricks and tips on various things I already know how to do. Here are some of my favorite tutorials:
Seams: Learn how to make the following: Plain Seam, Basting Stitch, Slot Seam, Flat-Felled Seam, French Seam, Plain Seam with Clean Edge Finish, Welt Seam, Open Welt Seam.
Elastic: Learn a simple & smart method of sewing in an elastic waistband.
Fold Over Elastic (FOE): Learn how to sew fold over elastic.
No Swearing Bias Tape Method: Learn a fool-proof method for sewing bias tape onto fabric.