Part 4 of an ongoing series to make a men’s button down shirt McCall’s M6044. In this quick video, I’m sharing my ‘hack’ for sewing a quick + easy narrow hem with NO pinning, measuring, or marking. You will be using both a serger and a sewing machine.
Part 3 of an ongoing series to make a men’s button down shirt McCall’s M6044. This is my process for stay stitching arm / neck holes, setting in a sleeve flat and finishing seams.
Part 2 of an ongoing series to make a men’s button down shirt McCall’s M6044. This is my process for sewing the shoulders using the flat felled seams method.
Sewing on a monogrammed pocket as part of an ongoing series to make a men’s button down shirt McCall’s M6044.
Making a bag this episode! Noodlehead’s Poolside Tote pattern – categorized as Advanced Beginner level. Showing the whole sewing process as well as sharing some of my bag making tips and tricks.
Demonstrating how to stitch out freestanding lace using an embroidery machine (Brother PE800) and wash away stabilizer. This is a fairly simple project with endless possibilities.
Demonstrating how to stitch out an applique design on an embroidery machine. I promise it’s easy to learn and execute, since the machine does most of the work.
In honor of Game of Thrones final season, I DIY’d a T-shirt ode to Tormund Giantsbane (my fav) by combining an embroidery applique design and a GOT .bx font purchased and typed out using the free version of Embrilliance Express software.
Craig Conover, fellow sewing enthusiast and cast member on ‘Southern Charm’ airing on Bravo TV, joins us here at the Sewing Report to talk all about sewing, home renovations, living life on his own terms, and new lifestyle company Sewing Down South.
Going over the basic functions of the Brother PE800 Embroidery Machine – an overview of this model, winding the bobbin, threading the needle, looking at some of the LCD color touch screen features.