Do you have a closet full of rad shirts, but you never wear them because they’re 10 sizes too big? Never again!
Here’s my new video tutorial that shows you how to take a gargantuan shirt and make it fit like a glove.
Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel! There are lots more
Here’s a new video tutorial for inserting an invisible zipper… and the best part is that you don’t need an invisible zipper foot! The package will say you do, but I say, “RULES! BAH! WHO NEEDS RULES?”
Invisible/hidden zippers are great for evening wear or any garment with delicate sensibilities that may be offended by
Here’s my video tutorial for fabric appliques / patches. Appliques are a great way to embellish or customize a project. You can add them to bags, clothes, Xmas stockings, and more. Appliqued handmade goods make great gifts because you can tailor each one for the recipient!
If you scroll down, there’s also a photo tutorial
I finally posted a new video tutorial! This one shows my No-Measuring (Cheater) Method for finishing the neckline of a t-shirt!
This tutorial was filmed using a Creative Labs Vado HD Digital Video Camera, a Canon Rebel (for still shots), and edited in Sony Vegas Movie Studio.
As promised, the very first WhatTheCraft video tutorial is here!
Check it out for step by step instructions for making a square bottom bag.
And while you’re at it, go subscribe to my YouTube channel! There are lots more tutorials to come (including applique, inserting snaps, and t-shirt collars)!
Making a ruffle (aka gathering) is a basic sewing technique that you can use a million different ways once you know how to do it.
There are a lot of ways to ruffle or gather. In this tutorial, I create the ruffle as I sew, instead of gathering the fabric ahead of time. It takes
This is a pretty straight-forward reconstruction. If you’re looking for something to get your diy feet wet with, try this one.
Here’s a simple way to make that too-big Misfits tee you stole from your boyfriend into one that fits.
This works best with a t-shirt that is only slightly larger than you’d like. For
It seems like everywhere I go, I hear people asking how to make skinny fit pants. I don’t know what the big fuss is about them… I’m old enough to remember what it was like before you could find bootcut jeans, and I don’t look back kindly on that period of time. *shudder*
Attaching set-in sleeves (the easy, cheater way).
Okay, so it’s not really cheating. It’s a perfectly legitimate way of attaching a sleeve, and it is way easier.
However, a set-in sleeve is a set-in sleeve because you’re supposed to be setting it in, and with this method, you