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Handmade Lingerie

Finding Your Way With Sewing Lingerie Fabrics

By Christine Haynes

The toughest aspect of sewing lingerie is dealing with the tricky fabrics that lingerie requires. Silks, lace, velvet, and all the other slippery fabrics that are most commonly used are the hardest to work with. Let's break down some of these challenges ahead.

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How to Make a Blind Hem with a Serger

By Craftsy
How to do a Blind Hem on a SergerCraftsy sewing instructor and serging expert, Angela Wolf, demonstrates how easy it is to create a neat, strong blind hem with your serger. Watch this free video tip to put a professional touch on your garments using your serging skills (and Angela's secrets to success)! Read more »
Large pintucks using piping foot

Fun and Easy Pintucking with a Serger

By Craftsy
Creative Serging: How to Pintuck on a SergerLearn pintucking with your serger from master sewist, Angela Wolf. This technique can be used for all kinds of cool decorations and embellishments. Angela's new sewing class on Craftsy is called Creative Serging: Beyond the Basics, but she also teaches another popular online sewing class called Tailoring Ready to Wear. Read more »

Trend Alert! Vintage Looks are Inspiring Sewists

By Stefanie Japel
Clothing trends tend to follow fashion trends, so it's no surprise that vintage-inspired sewing is totally in! From bombshell dresses to sassy librarian blouses, take a look at what the wonderful crafters in the Craftsy community are making in regards to all things vintage. Read more »