A simple gathered skirt is a classic wardrobe staple, and they are surprisingly easy to make! Follow these simple steps to create a pattern suited for your measurements, for a flattering, beginner level skirt with an elastic waist.
Nothing complements a handmade knit garment more than clean, functional arm and neck finishings. It can seem intimidating, but attaching knit bands is easier than you think!
We’ll show you 3 simple band application techniques using a serger and a regular sewing machine along with 3 optional top stitch techniques for beautiful, professional results.
For all the techniques below, I used 1 ¼” wide crosswise grain strips of coordinating cotton lycra jersey knit fabric, with black thread in order to