Tag Archives: elastic

Not for me finished!

After taking a break from this swimsuit to make my son’s shirt I needed to get back to it. Nothing like cutting close to a deadline to make me want to finish. I attached the elastic with a zig-zag stitch … Continue reading

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In case you ever wondered

This is what 50 yards of 1 inch wide elastic looks like. I purchased this on eBay for $15 with free shipping. I guess I have enough for any pajamas the kids and I make for a while.

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Sewing lessons mom takes over

My daughter did a great job on the Simplicity 1520 pajama shorts. But she thought the elastic would be too hard, so I finished while she watched. I also added a ribbon for a tag so they could tell the … Continue reading

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Simplicity 1520 for sewing lessons

My daughter has asked to sew something other than pillow cases, and my son has asked to sew anything. I thought pajamas would be a good project. a few simple seams, a hem and an elastic casing. (last of which … Continue reading

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McCall’s 6759 part 4

Yup I finally worked on my swimsuit again. I sewed on the elastic with a zig-zag stitch. I sewed around the armholes and neckline on the top. And both leg holes on the bottoms.

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McCalll’s 6759 part 2

I got a lot more done today than I thought! I started by sewing the elastic to the top lining. I have swim cups to sew on, but I will tack them on by hand before I sew the elastic … Continue reading

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Simple ribbon hair elastic

Yup I still didn’t get to cutting out my swimsuit. But I did figure out what to do with the ribbons that came around the necks of the chocolate bunnies the kids got from grandma for Easter. I looped them … Continue reading

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Jalie 3350 part 4

I started out today by sewing the back and crotch seams with the serger, I also re-enforced them )only on the main fabric) with the stretch stitch. Then I sewed on the upper back and rest of the elastic. After … Continue reading

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McCalls 4646 part 2

After sewing the front and back yokes together, I gathered and sewed the front and back pieces to the yokes. I also serged the edge of the sleeves, hemmed and gathered them with elastic. This is going just as quick … Continue reading

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Kwik sew 3604 part 2

Yup even with me having to fix a mistake and remove a few stitches and re-stitch a few things. I got the shirt sewn, mostly at the serger. I also did the button holes, hem, elastic and sewed the buttons … Continue reading

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