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DIY Maxi Skirt Tutorial

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DIY Maxi Skirt Tutorial

Today we sew a maxi skirt! What do we need? I have 3 metres of Black Lace Fabric, 2 meters of Plain Polycotton Fabric in Black and 70 cm of elastic. Adjust the elastic, top and hips dimensions to your body. Measure your waistline and take all that elastic. We cut out all the elements. Then we sew the elastic. First do the edges with straight stitch. Next put the sewn in gum on the other side. Then sew the edge again. And sew the fold flat. We sew the lining on the sides and sew the bottom edge. Let's take frills....

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Sewing Guide for Beginners

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Sewing Guide for Beginners

Sewing can seem very complicated for those who never tried it and don't know where to start. This guide will be very helpful if you are wondering what sewing essentials you need to sew your first garment. We created a basic list of things that may be useful for you: Needles - different thicknesses and lengths, for manual sewing and for the machine Pins - it's important that they are sharp, otherwise you can ruin the whole project at the beginning and pull the material Tailor meter Thimble Tailor's chalk - a soap, a crayon, something that can be safely...

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Washing Instructions for Different Types of Fabric

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Washing Instructions for Different Types of Fabric

Cotton is one of the easiest fabrics to care for. It can be washed in the machine - usually warm water and normal cycle works best. Any detergent will work with this fabric (for whites you can use bleach if needed). As cotton tends to shrink a lot, give the garments a gentle stretch when they come out of the wash to get them back into shape. For tumble drying we recommend to use a low setting. If it's too wrinkly you can iron it on the highest heat level once it dries. Polyester can be machine washed and we...

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