How to make fabric covered buttons: tweed buttons

September 04, 2021

In this video, I will share how to make fabric covered buttons, our signature tweed buttons. These are fabric (yarn) covered buttons are couture buttons that you see on some couture designers' garments, like Balenciaga. You will need plastic rings of different sizes and your favourite yarn. 

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Learn to Sew: How to Sew with Underlining

September 04, 2021

In this video, I will show how to sew with underlining, what the underlining fabric is, how to sew the underlining to the main fashion fabric and how to attach facings to the underlining to make the stitching invisible. 

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Learn Couture Sewing: Sew Placemats and Table Napkins

April 09, 2021

In this video, I am sharing how I used couture sewing techniques to make placemats and table napkins as gifts for my friends and family. We begin by designing the placemats and making a pattern. We will make couture fabric ourselves, sew insets, and attach applique to your garments.

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How to Sew a Pillowcase

March 22, 2021

In this quick and easy sewing tutorial for beginners, I will show you how to sew a pillowcase. Sewing is not just about haute couture and complicated projects. You can use this important skill to make something practical for your cottage or your home.

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Sewing a Robe Tutorial with Kwik Sew K2325 Pattern

March 09, 2021

Sewing a robe tutorial with Kwik Sew K2325 pattern is great to follow. Just pause the video as you sew along with me. Treat yourselves to something so beautiful, we so rarely do it.

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How to Draft a Dior-Inspired Skirt Pattern for Beginners

January 31, 2021

This is another sewing tutorial for beginners. I will show you how to draft a skirt pattern inspired by the vintage 50's Christian Dior couture skirt. Drafting a pattern is fun and it's not complicated at all. Learn how I design box pleats, measure buttons, design button placements on the skirt and pick up other tips and tricks.

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How to make couture fabric covered buttons

January 12, 2021

Did you want to learn how to make couture fabric covered buttons? I will share my method with you step by step, including the right tools, fabrics and detailed demonstration. Making couture fabric buttons without a kit is easy and very rewarding. Watch my most popular tutorial on YouTube.

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All about sewing buttons: types, sizes, how to measure buttons

January 12, 2021

This is your introduction to the world of sewing buttons. I will explain the types of buttons: flat buttons, shank buttons, plastic buttons, glass buttons, shell buttons, fabric buttons and metal buttons. I will show how to measure the buttons to fit the buttonhole, and give the tips and advice about sewing buttons. 

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How to measure yourself for a skirt

January 12, 2021

In this video, I will share the first step of sewing a skirt for beginners. I will show you how to measure yourself for a skirt if you don't have a partner to help you. We will go over five basic measurements: front and back waist, front and back hips and skirt length. 

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How to make a basic straight skirt pattern

January 12, 2021

This is the second part of my learn how to sew series for beginners. In this video I will show you how I draft a basic straight skirt pattern. We will use this basic pattern to create other skirt designs. By the end of this video tutorial, you will learn how to make the basic skirt pattern with four darts on the back and the front of the skirt. 

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