Tag Archives: seams

Sewing lessons, making pajamas.

I gave my daughter a sewing lesson today. I pinned and instructed, my son “supervised” and she sewed. She sewed most of 2 pajama bottoms I had already cut  out. (Simplicity 1520) She excitedly sewed all the seams, hems and … Continue reading

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Sitting at the serger.

Well I was, and I got a lot done. I serged all the seams on my sister’s dress, now that I know that it fits her nicely. And my daughter’s last swimsuit of this summer. (unless of course she has … Continue reading

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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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McCall’s 6880 part 3

Today was an easy day for this project. I used my serger to sew the side seams and along each side which will soon be the back seam. And even though I had already sewn the bodice I serged the … Continue reading

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Kwik Sew 3884 part 2

The instructions for these shorts are a little weird.I am used to sewing each leg, sewing the center seam then the elastic or zipper. But with this pattern the first 2 steps are to sew the zipper and the front … Continue reading

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Sewing the plantain part 1

I used the same directions as the tonic t-shirt, and using the serger I sewed a shoulder seam, and added the neckband. After sewing the other shoulder seam, I sewed on the sleeves. And of course I did the side … Continue reading

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Camo jacket part 3

I started with the lining, The sleeves will need to be set in, so I started with the sleeves. And I sewed the darts for the front lining. I think this is going to fit my son nicely and will … Continue reading

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4070 lining part 1

After marking the darts. I serged the seams of the skirt, and the bottom edge. I also did the same with the “half bodice” for the waist stay. The days to my dead line are counting down but I should … Continue reading

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Annnd done.

I am done with my daughter’s 3rd (and last for this year) swimsuit. It was just as easy as the first one that I made for this summer. Just like with the other two suits I did a stretch stitch … Continue reading

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Jalie 2794 Part 3

After sewing the first two stept the other day, I got to the step that confused me when I was reading the instructions. The back band which attached around the front shoulder pieces, the front and around the upper back … Continue reading

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