Sewing Tutorial Continuous Skirt for many Heirloom Embellishments

Sewing Tutorial Continuous Skirt for many Heirloom Embellishments

Hey everyone, here is how I make one of those gloriously embellished skirts with a high yoke dress. The possibilities for embellishing this style are endless… seriously, think French lace, tatted lace, lace tape, fabric tucks, pin tucks, embroidery work, applique work… you get my drift. But the overall construction is similar and I’m going […]

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Old Fashioned Baby Bonnet Sewing Tutorial

Old Fashioned Baby Bonnet Sewing Tutorial

Hey everyone, welcome to my tutorial on the old fashioned baby bonnet pattern. I’ve made this pattern several times before, including in a cherry print to match the frannie baby outfit, but I haven’t had the time to film it yet. So here we go… You’ll cut out two of the A pattern piece on […]

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Heirloom Easter Dress Sewing Tutorial | Children’s Corner Jamie Pattern

Heirloom Easter Dress Sewing Tutorial | Children’s Corner Jamie Pattern

hey everyone, here is a simple little Easter dress. I used the blocking pieces from Children’s Corner Jamie pattern and I will link all the supplies down below. So I decided that I wanted to do a series of pintucks on the front bodice of this dress. That meant that I cut an oversized piece […]

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Beautiful Smocked Bishop with bound sleeves | Sewing Tutorial

Beautiful Smocked Bishop with bound sleeves | Sewing Tutorial

Hey everyone, I am so excited to share this style with you. You can use any angle sleeve bishop pattern. I’m using the Children’s Corner Bishop pattern, but any angle sleeve pattern will do the trick. You’ll cut out your patterns like normal, being careful to cut very straight around the shoulder seam area. If […]

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How to block pleated fabric for smocking when sewing | Super easy

How to block pleated fabric for smocking when sewing | Super easy

Hey everyone, so one of the headaches with sewing smocked garments is blocking the smocking when it’s an insert – am I right?? Well, I’ve been meaning to show all the different methods in a video – seriously there are a good 5 or 6 ways to do this – and then I came across […]

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How to sew pintucks using a twin needle | Super easy technique

How to sew pintucks using a twin needle | Super easy technique

Hey everyone, here is how I make pintucks using a twin needle. For this example, I’m showing how I apply them to the front of a bodice dress. If the pintuck is going from one seam to another seam, then I like to cut an oversized piece of fabric as I’m showing here. You can […]

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Sewing Tutorial for Multi-layered Shadow Smocking | Valentine’s Day Heart Pattern Available

Hey everyone, here is how I did this multiple layer shadow smocked heart design for valentine’s day. Of course, take the concept and apply it to any motif you’d like. After all, it is sewing, so you do you. And as always, all materials and time stamps are linked down below. Okay now I’m using […]

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How to sew lace to another piece of lace | Heirloom sewing technique

How to sew lace to another piece of lace | Heirloom sewing technique

hey everyone, to join lace, you’ll want to first iron them. Spraying a bit of starch when you iron makes the lace a tad stiffer and easier to handle. Starch is optional, though, often I skip this step. Then you’ll want to experiment with what foot you prefer. Many prefer this edge stitch foot. As […]

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Sewing flat lace to flat fabric | Clear and concise heirloom explanation

Sewing flat lace to flat fabric | Clear and concise heirloom explanation

hey everyone, to join flat lace to flat fabric, you’ll first want to make sure your fabric is nice and neat. So if you have fraying on your fabric like I have on mine, go head and trim those off. Give your fabric and lace an ironing if necessary. Then you’ll put your lace to […]

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How to add lace insertion to sewing heirloom projects

How to add lace insertion to sewing heirloom projects

Hey everyone, to begin lace insertion you’ll put your lace right sides up on top of your fabric right sides up. So the wrong side of the lace will be touching the right side of the fabric. Or another way to say that is all the right sides will be looking up, smiling at you. […]

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