Sunday, January 27, 2013

Simple Three-Fabric Pillowcase Project

This pillowcase pattern is used in the Clothing Construction I class, FCS 207, at BYU-I.

You will be using three fabrics for (1) pillowcase body, (2) pillowcase hem, and (3) pillowcase trim.

First, put each fabric on grain for crosswise grain by having fabric folded in half with selvage edges matching.

How to Shorten a Topstitched Hem for Jeans and Casual Pants

NOTE:  At the bottom of the post, I will show you how to shorten a jean hem by keeping the original hem and stitching.