Go from runway to reality! Get to know designer and Bravo's Project Runway Season 17 winner Jhoan Sebastian Grey as he designs and makes a paneled skirt. Follow along with Jhoan Sebastian from drafting to sewing to finishing, and get an inside look at how a true fashion designer works. Tune in to Season 18 of Bravo's Project Runway, airing Thursdays at 9:30/8:30C starting December 5, 2019.
Bias tape, whether you make it yourself or nab a ready-made version at the store, is commonly used to bind quilts. It can even be used to create modern quilt designs all on its own. But here's the thing: these strips of bias-cut fabric can be used in so. many. other. ways. Choose your bias tape color, thickness and pattern, then come this way for a few hits of inspo that'll get you back in your sewing room, stat.
You love browsing, buying and using patterns. But making patterns — isn't that a job for the pros? Actually, there is one kind of pattern than any home sewer can, and definitely should, make. It’s called a sloper. And, no, it has nothing to do with ski wear.
In this sewing and design class, talented teen-designer Ruby Mac empowers kids to take their first steps into the world of fashion. From customizing clothes to designing a collection to sewing a simple skirt, Ruby shows you how fun and easy it is to express yourself through style!
Explore the sustainable world of slow fashion as you create a timeless hand-sewn skirt.
Whenever I find a knit fabric I like, I purchase 2 yards, without a specific item in mind. Most times those knit fabrics become a top or T-shirt, and consequently there's a small amount remaining — just the right amount for a simple pull-on skirt.
Have you ever sewn a skirt that seems to either slowly slide down your waist or gradually ride up? Getting the right fit is key for skirt patterns, and that means considering both waist and hip measurements.
Pencil skirts make a great wardrobe basic and, since they can be made with almost any fabric, they can be the starting point for a variety of looks. Best of all, pencil skirts are fairly straightforward to sew, so you can make a few and create endless styling options.