Sewing Skills Library

Access to the Skills Library is a benefit of Guild membership.  The links below are a sampling of library documents.

Built-in Skirt Hangers
Fixing a Gaping Neckline
Hemming Techniques
Perfect Piping
Round Back and/or Sloped Shoulder - Pattern Adjustment

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MEMBERS go to Documents and Resources for access to the full library.

Search by using one of the following methods:

  • Enter 'library' in the Search field to display all resources
  • Enter one of the titles below to search for a specific document
  • If the title you are looking for is a video, enter 'video playlist' in the Search field.

BUTTONHOLES

  1. Hand-worked Buttonhole
  2. Mastering Buttonholes
  3. Rectangular Bound Buttonholes 
  4. Triangular Bound Buttonholes
  5. Spanish Snap Buttonholes

COLLARS & WAISTBANDS

  1. Collars Made Easy
  2. Couture Waistbands
  3. Drafting a Collar Stand (video)

DARTS

  1. Balanced Darts
  2. Manipulating Darts - French Dart 1 (video)
  3. Manipulating Darts - French Dart 2 (video)
  4. Raise / Lower a Bust Dart - Pattern Adjustment (video)
  5. Waist Darts Re-Designed

HEMS

  1. Commercial Blind Hem Stitch - how to unpick
  2. Hemming Techniques
  3. Mastering the Narrow Hem Foot
  4. Mastering a Split Hem (video)

PATTERN ADJUSTMENTS

  1. Draft a Cowl Neck Top - Knit Fabric (video)
  2. Fixing a Gaping Neckline
  3. Full Bust - Pattern Adjustment (video)
  4. Round Back and/or Sloped Shoulder - Pattern Adjustment
  5. Sleeve Cap Adjustment for a Forward Shoulder
  6. Sway Back Adjustment

POCKETS

  1. Curved Welt Pocket
  2. Double Welt Pocket
  3. Invisibly Stitched Patch Pocket
  4. Single Welt Pocket

SLEEVES

  1. Setting in a Sleeve
  2. Sleeve Cap Adjustment for a Forward Shoulder

ZIPPERS

  1. Inserting a Lapped Zipper (video)
  2. Inserting an Invisible Zipper (video)
  3. Inserting an Exposed Zipper (video)
  4. Inserting a Hand-sewn Zipper (video)
  5. Facing for a Lapped Zipper (video)
  6. Facing for an Invisible Zipper (video)

OTHER

  1. Boning - Not Just for Corsets
  2. Built-in Skirt Hangers
  3. Cutting & Joining Bias Strips
  4. Mastering the Prick Stitch
  5. Perfect Piping
  6. Sheer Bliss - Working With Sheer Fabrics (video)
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