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Sew-along → Part 2 - Sewing the pocket on Skirt Sewing Pattern N.75

In today's post, I'd like to show how to sew the pockets on the skirt - Sewing Pattern N.75. Some may have difficulties with the curved part of the pocket - and here's a tip that may help you sew it easily in a few steps.  Firstly, double fold the upper raw edge of the pocket - 1st at 1 cm or 3/8" and 2nd at 3 cm or 1,18", and stitch as shown below. Before continuing, you can finish the raw edges with a serger or sewing machine with stitches similar to a serger. Now set the machine to a long regular stitch and make a stitch on the pocket's curved part at circa 5 mm (1/8" would be fine...

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Sew-along - Skirt Sewing Pattern N.75 - Part 1 → How to close the dart

In this post, I'd like to show how to sew this particular dart on skirt sewing pattern N.75. It's a curved dart, unlike the standard one - it has a way to give a better shape to this skirt, as the skirt has a raised waistline and no waistband. Further down, you can see how it looks on the pattern. The first thing to do is to mark the dart. Use an erasable marker pencil/pen and a tracing carbon paper to trace the dart on the mirrored skirt piece. Cut the dart on the pattern as shown below. You might have already noticed that my latest sewing patterns have lettered notches, the letters will help you figure out which pieces...

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Step-By-Step Guide - French Seam

This post is for those who just discovered my sewing patterns or have recently decided to dive into the sewing world, and - at some point, are wondering: how could I nicely finish the seam allowances without the overlock (serger) machine?! Who already seen my sewing instructions, already knows that I love making French seams. This seam finishing is ideal if you are working with sheer or lightweight fabrics. It might seem hard to execute, but to me, it is the easiest and the faster to make if you want your garment look professionally made, you just need to practice. So, I'm going to show how to make a French seam, once again.For the tutorial, you will need a regular...

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