Rüya Kamanda

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The Silent Butler | Pinterest | Reuse, Drop and Spaces

While snooping around the cavernous aisles of the Long Beach used bookstore, Acres of Books, I came upon a 1979 published title, The Apartment Book

Ultimate Space Saving Bench | 300Per Woodworking | Pinterest | Small craft rooms, Folding workbench and Bench

Ultimate Space Saving Bench | 300Per Woodworking | Pinterest | Small craft rooms, Folding workbench and Bench

Workshop Organization Tips | Pinterest | Tool storage, Tool rack and Storage

Folding Garage / Work Table : nice space saving idea | Woodwork | Pinterest | Nice, Spaces and Folding tables

Folding Garage / Work Table : nice space saving idea | Woodwork | Pinterest | Nice, Spaces and Folding tables

French All Your Seams

If you’ve been following along for a while, you may remember this post, but I’ve been getting a lot of French seam questions lately so I figured it …

How to Sew with Faux Leather

Make a Sewing Journal As Your Personalized Pattern Resource

When was the last time you made a top or dress and found the neckline was much lower than the image on the pattern suggested? This is a frustrating …

Tailored Trousers: 8 Tips to Help You Sew Pants That Fit

For most of us, sewing pants that fit can be quite the challenge. There is just so much geometry involved in getting that fit just the way you want …

How-To: Bias Bound Seams

Add strength and beauty to the inside of your handmade garments and sewing projects with this bias bound seams tutorial from Things for Boys!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to Things for Boys to see the full how-to.

Tutorial: Double Layered Chevron Circle Skirt

Rachel from Nest Full of Eggs shares a tutorial at Sew, Mama, Sew! showing how to make her Double Layered Chevron Circle Skirt for little girls. It’s …

4 step DIY maxi skirt with optional slits

shoes: Sam edelman sunglasses: h&m<p>Nothing makes me feel more feminine than a maxi skirt, especially a maxi skirt that shows a little leg. The slits …

Types of Darts in Sewing: The 8 You Should Know

Darts are an essential part of garment construction because they allow flat fabric to take on a shape that will fit the body well. A dart is a folded …

Sew Your Perfect Fit With Moulage Techniques!

Fitting is often a big nemesis for many garment sewers. Construction skills can be broken down into a series of smaller steps and practiced, but …

Tutorial: How to Ruche a Sleeve

A really fun (and cute!) way to shorten a sleeve or pant leg without re-hemming is to add a bit of ruching. You can do this to RTW clothes as easily …

thousands of free patterns at Craftsy!

<i>This post is sponsored by Craftsy! Check out Craftsy’s FREE pattern database for your next sewing project!</i><p>Today I wanted to share a resource with you …

Sewing

Fabric Grain: What It Is and How To Fix It If It's Off

You might have heard the term, "fabric grain." It sounds like it could be a breakfast cereal just for sewists. But in reality, it's a technical term …

Tutorial: Modern cut in sleeve blouse from a men’s shirt

Tutorial: Modern cut in sleeve blouse from a men’s shirt<p>Katja from Of Dreams and Seams shows how she created this fashion blouse out of a men’s …

15 DIY Ways to Update Your Clothes With Leather

Be honest: When you think about leather, do you instantly thing of biker gangs? What about the T-Birds from <i>Grease</i>? Well, we’re here to put that to rest, once and for all, with the help of 15 downright adorable leather DIYs for your closet. Yes, you read that right: These ideas can be done to the …

Crafting

Unpick a Serged Seam the Easy Way

I used to be so scared at the thought of having to unpick my overlocking, but it’s actually pretty easy. I’d almost say it’s as easy as unpicking a …

How to Finish Seams with your Serger/Overlocker

I’ve been asked how to do this by a few people so I thought it was about time I took a few pictures and made up a tutorial. Overlockers are great for …

Flatlocking with your Serger - Tutorial

Flatlocking is a great technique to learn on your serger/overlocker and you don’t need any special accessories to do it. The resulting seam lies flat …

Tutorials

This is an index to all the tutorials and series published on Fashion-Incubator and was last updated August 14, 2012. Be sure to check back …

10 Tips to Build a Better T-Shirt

Beth Byrge is the author of 110 Creations: A Sewist’s Notebook and 110 Creations for Kids, a handy guide for all garment sewists to help plan and …

Tutorial: How to copy a favorite pair of jeans

Melissa from Melly Sews and Blank Slate Patterns may be my new best friend. She doesn’t know that yet, ha! But her post on how to copy – and improve …

5 Simple Tips to Improve Your Sewing

What would you say if I told you my best sewing tips are some of the simplest? Today I’m sharing five simple techniques and tricks that will …

Sequin Cardi DIY - The Sewing Rabbit

Hi there, Alexia from the Sewing Rabbit team! I recently took a trip to my hometown in California and while I was there I went to the fabric district …

How to clean finish a lined armhole

RSS or email subscribers: Can’t see the video? Click through to view it on the web.<p>Version 1 of the Moneta dress features a bodice that is fully …

The Ultimate Pattern Fashion Vocabulary - Part 2 ~ Stripes & Checks

The Ultimate Pattern Fashion Vocabulary - Part 2 ~ Stripes & Checks