Lace Dress – McCall’s Pattern 6695

Welcome to Professor Pincushion. In this tutorial, we are going to be making McCall’s 6695. We are going to be focusing on view A which is this dress in this picture, but if you decide to do view B, you can also follow along most of the steps with us. The first thing that you […]

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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 Shirr Fabric | Shirring Tutorial

(relaxed music) – What’s sewing on, friends? Wanna learn how to shirr? “Shirr” you do! I promise that is the one and only shirring pun that I will make in this video. This is a quick tutorial on how to shirr fabric. Shirring is a sewing technique in which you replace your regular bobbin thread […]

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DIY Hand-Sewn Scallop Hem| Picot Hem| Lettuce Hem

DIY Hand-Sewn Scallop Hem| Picot Hem| Lettuce Hem

So today, im gunna show you how to easily hand-stitch a Scallop / Picot hem. It’s also been called a lettuce hem for some reason by retailers. And yeah, lets get into it! So this You just repeat the same two steps over and over so You want to do a loop around the hem. […]

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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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DIY Lace Bralette | Get Thready With Me #9

DIY Lace Bralette | Get Thready With Me #9

[music plays] Hi, it’s Annika and welcome to Get Thready With Me episode number 9 where today I’m going to be showing you how to make your very own lace bralettes, using your own pattern and your own measurements. Now just as a warning, if you’re uncomfortable with seeing the fatty deposits on about half […]

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