The best DIY projects & DIY ideas and tutorials: sewing, paper craft, DIY. Diy Crafts Ideas This Kilim-Inspired painted basket tutorial is an easy way to try out a fun new color palette quickly and inexpensively.
Perfect hem line - draw a line on card stock, 1 inch in from edge of card stock. Place the card stock on fabric, with line parallel to fabric edge. Fold fabric over card stock, aligning fabric edge with line; press with an iron.
How to make a tailors seam stick (wooden pressing tool). I do recommend covering the stick with heavyweight preshrunk flannel or felted wool! This helps avoid the show through lines from seam allowances and keeps the fabric on straight of grain.
The contrast collar/midriff/gores on the navy and white dress is amazing, and totally something I could incorporate into my wardrobe. (Little girls' clothes: not just for little girls anymore!) Link does not work - inspiration pics only.