Vicky Sculley

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Waistband Gap Fix: Taking in Jeans at the Side Seams

I’m cursed/blessed with a backside that’s proportionally bigger than the rest of my body. This means, among other things, that I always need to buy pants in a size that fits my butt, not my waist, which often results in the dreaded crack-showing waistband gap. As fellow sufferers will know, this …

Tutorial: How to serge an inside corner

Tutorial: How to serge an inside corner<p>Sergers are easy to use when you’re just sewing straight seams. Just put the fabric in there and go. But …

Sewing Tips: Baby Hems

Sewing with lightweight fabrics? Check out this fantastic baby hem tutorial from The Coletterie! Baby hems are similar to a rolled hem, and are a lovely and elegant way to finish sheer and delicate fabrics.<p>Learn a handy new hemming technique today! Head on over to The Coletterie to see how it’s …

Sewing Tips: Matching Plaids and Stripes

Expertly matched plaids and stripes add an extra boost of professionalism to handmade garments, and can also help you avoid any weird stripe-induced optical illusions, ensuring that your clothing ends up looking like it’s supposed to. So, if you need a little bit of help in that area, you’ll …

Sewing Hooks & Eyes, The Couture Way on Craftsy

Next to buttons, hooks and eyes are one of the most common garment repairs most people do. Those secured to commercially made garments seem to be …

How-To: 4-Step Leather Tote

Creating your own durable custom leather bag might seem like an intimidating idea, but it’s actually pretty darn easy. Armed with a leather-specific needle and a sewing machine, even beginners will find it quick and easy to stitch up a simple tote!<p>Despite sometimes having the reputation of being …

Sewing Tip: Rolled Hem Foot Basics

I love to discover better ways to use a tool that I already have, and this rolled hem foot basics post from Heather at The Sewing Loft was definitely eye-opening. I’ve never pressed a fold along the edge of my fabric before feeding it into the foot when I’ve used my rolled hem foot (also known as …

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How to Add a Tummy Control Panel - DIY - The Sewing Rabbit

Pencil skirts are always something I tend to stay away from, this curvy gal knows what looks good…and what doesn’t on her body. Lol. So when Delia of …

DIY Maxi Dress Tweak

This dress was too long and the top was saggy so I cut 3" off the bottom and used that fabric to make straps to hold up the top! Brilliant!<p>134<p>1001