Saturday, September 05, 2009

Sewing tips

sewing swatch chain

As I am taking up sewing again after a long hiatus, I am always on the lookout for tips to enhance my sewing skills. The photo is of one from one of the books: it's simple. Keep a swatch of every fabric you use, and sew it onto a swatch chain. That way, when shopping for notions or for more fabric, you can plan on coordinating clothes.
Stoffreste zusammennaehen: beim Stoffeinkaufen dann einfach rausholen, und ueberpruefen, dass der neue Stoff auch wirklich zum Rest passt. Oben die komplette Kette, unten die von meiner Grundgarberobe.

Voici comment s'organiser pour acheter des tissus qui vraiment iront ensemble: coudre un
swatches from the wardrobe plane chaine avec des bouts de tissus deja utilises.


Julia said...

very clever

Annette said...

Great tip!