Tutorial: How to Sew a Super Easy & Quick Summer Dress with Shirring from Muse of the Morning

Tutorial: How to Sew a Super Easy & Quick Summer Dress with Shirring

I’m going to start this off by promising that shirring is really easy. If you haven’t done it before, it might seem intimidating, but it really is easy and it makes for some really really easy outfits. The tutorial I’m going to share with you today is for a little girls’ outfit, but you can […]

5 ways to gather fabric with Muse of the Morning - by hand, with your sewing machine and with your serger

5 Ways to Gather Fabric

Gathering is an important skill to know in sewing. BUT. It can be tedious, especially when working with lots of fabric. I’ve rounded up some awesome posts with tutorials and tips on gathering. Prudent Baby shows us the classic method, or “right way” to gather fabric with a sewing machine. Of course, gathering was done […]

Here's A Quick Serging Tip from Muse of the Morning

Here’s A Quick Serging Tip

Ok, am I the only one who stresses out about wasting thread when I’m serging? My serger manual says that after I serge a length, I should serge 4 inches off of just thread. It just seems like such a waste to me. I feel like I’m always going through so much thread! But maybe […]

How to sew a Faux French Seam - a tutorial from Muse of the Morning

How to sew a Faux French Seam – a tutorial

First, what’s a French Seam? A French seam is a type of seam where the raw edges are completely encased in the seam allowance. Why use a French Seam? A French seam can be good to use on really lightweight fabrics, which might unravel easily. French seams look very tidy and professional and is very […]

How To Make Wide Bias Tape - A Tutorial from Muse of the Morning

How To Make Wide Bias Tape – A Tutorial

I’ve been wanting to start a series on sewing basics and since a tutorial I’ve got coming up requires a few basic sewing skills, I thought I’d start right now! This is a tutorial on how to make your own extra wide bias tape. Why would you want to make your own bias tape, when […]