I use the term “tutorial” very loosely when sharing these posts – but I thought it might be useful to have a collection of the tips and techniques I’ve shared along the way.
What I talk about when I talk about shirtmaking – a collection of various shirt making techniques.
Some more tips on sewing buttonholes – in my Burda long sleeved blouse review.
Square shirt sleeve placket – not a tutorial as such, but I share a template for a sleeve placket I made.
How to sew a mitred v-neck with bias facing & an easier bias facing method
Sewing the elastic waistband on the Style Arc Georgie Jeans – a photo tutorial because those instructions are cryptic.
Adding a faced slit to a knit skirt pattern – again, not really a tutorial, just an image of how I adjusted a pattern to incorporate a faced slit (vent) in the centre back seam of a self-drafted knit skirt.
Testing fabric markers – I put Crayola Washable Markers and Frixion gel pens to the test.
Adding a bust dart to the Grainline Archer Shirt – more diagrams.
How to remove excess ease from a sleeve cap – for when your sleeve won’t ease to the armscye without puckering
How to make a Regency bonnet – a photo tutorial.
How to knit a garment in both directions – when you need to knit a yoke bottom-up, but the rest top-down (or want removable ribbing, adjustable sleeves, etc)
An easier way to cast on – use your stitch markers!
How to knit a ribbed shawl collar from the top-down – in brief diagram format.
Working on rowing out – I try a various range of fixes for rowing out (when your purl stitches are larger than knit, causing uneven rows in stockinette).