+ Reply to Thread
Page 62 of 91 FirstFirst ... 1252606162636472 ... LastLast
Results 611 to 620 of 902
  1. #611
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    1,185
    Thanks
    481
    Thanked
    1,049
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    Bubhub Blogger
    Quote Originally Posted by waitinghoping View Post
    I've been wanting to try these where did u get the pattern?
    Stripedswallowdesign on etsy.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to DJ Nette For This Useful Post:

    waitinghoping  (28-12-2015)

  3. #612
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    7,364
    Thanks
    2,566
    Thanked
    3,782
    Reviews
    7
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Can someone explain the purpose of bias binding to me? For example, on this pattern: http://www.prettyprudent.com/2010/05...ble-pattern-2/ (step 6)

    I really like this top but can't get my head around the bias...

  4. #613
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Posts
    2,377
    Thanks
    1,504
    Thanked
    883
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I will try my best to explain.
    Normally with curved edges such as armholes and neck holes it can be really tricky to get a neat finish on the edge if you simply fold it over and sew it down. Therefore to get a nice finish you can use bias tape which is a strip of fabric cut on diagonal so it has some stretch to it. It get folded older and in this example you would sew the bias tape and dress fabric right sides together, then fold the bias tape over the armhole and sew it down so it encases the raw edge of the armhole.

    I probably didn't explain it too well...but hopefully it makes a bit of sense. Probably some youtube tutorials will give you a better idea or even looking at sleeveless dresses at shops. Bias edging are used quite a lot.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to Jontu For This Useful Post:

    JR03  (18-12-2015)

  6. #614
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    2,051
    Thanks
    1,927
    Thanked
    1,485
    Reviews
    12
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by JR03 View Post
    Can someone explain the purpose of bias binding to me? For example, on this pattern: http://www.prettyprudent.com/2010/05...ble-pattern-2/ (step 6)

    I really like this top but can't get my head around the bias...
    I just finished a dress from this pattern for my dd today! I'll take a pic and upload it tonight. The bias was easier than I anticipated.

  7. #615
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    2,051
    Thanks
    1,927
    Thanked
    1,485
    Reviews
    12
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

  8. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to BettyV For This Useful Post:

    almai  (18-12-2015),mmaf  (02-01-2016),TaylorMade  (19-12-2015)

  9. #616
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    7,364
    Thanks
    2,566
    Thanked
    3,782
    Reviews
    7
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Jontu View Post
    I will try my best to explain.
    Normally with curved edges such as armholes and neck holes it can be really tricky to get a neat finish on the edge if you simply fold it over and sew it down. Therefore to get a nice finish you can use bias tape which is a strip of fabric cut on diagonal so it has some stretch to it. It get folded older and in this example you would sew the bias tape and dress fabric right sides together, then fold the bias tape over the armhole and sew it down so it encases the raw edge of the armhole.

    I probably didn't explain it too well...but hopefully it makes a bit of sense. Probably some youtube tutorials will give you a better idea or even looking at sleeveless dresses at shops. Bias edging are used quite a lot.
    Thanks so much, that actually does make sense! Good idea to watch some YouTube tutorials!
    @BettyV looks great! Did you make bias that's the same as your dress fabric or buy bias? I bought a white one today because I couldn't match the colour of my fabric but I'm wondering if I should make my own.

  10. #617
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    2,051
    Thanks
    1,927
    Thanked
    1,485
    Reviews
    12
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Show me your sewing!

    Quote Originally Posted by JR03 View Post
    Thanks so much, that actually does make sense! Good idea to watch some YouTube tutorials!
    @BettyV looks great! Did you make bias that's the same as your dress fabric or buy bias? I bought a white one today because I couldn't match the colour of my fabric but I'm wondering if I should make my own.
    Thanks. I bought cream bias which was a bit darker than the fabric because I couldn't find an exact match and I'm not clever enough to make it. It didn't end up mattering because it all ends up on the inside anyway. White should work fine.

    Eta - I actually found sewing the yoke after the snap was on the fiddliest part. It just took a bit of patience. I'm sure if I can manage it then anyone can!

  11. #618
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    7,364
    Thanks
    2,566
    Thanked
    3,782
    Reviews
    7
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Just made this dress for my daughter. I just need to sew the straps on but need her to try it on first. I'm a super slow beginner and it only took me 3 hours, including finding and cutting out the pattern. It's actually pink but looks red.

    ImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1450444295.600359.jpg

  12. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to JR03 For This Useful Post:

    BettyV  (19-12-2015),TaylorMade  (19-12-2015)

  13. #619
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    2,051
    Thanks
    1,927
    Thanked
    1,485
    Reviews
    12
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by JR03 View Post
    Just made this dress for my daughter. I just need to sew the straps on but need her to try it on first. I'm a super slow beginner and it only took me 3 hours, including finding and cutting out the pattern. It's actually pink but looks red.

    Attachment 76531
    It looks great!

    I'm just starting a memory quilt for my dd. It'll be made out of clothes from her first year of life and patterned cottons. I thought I'd share my progress at different points. Here's my first go at laying out the squares. I'm not sure if I'm happy with placement yet. Once I am I'll cut the sashing, trim squares, and start sewing!

    ImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1450474802.869238.jpg

  14. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to BettyV For This Useful Post:

    Jontu  (20-12-2015),JR03  (19-12-2015),TaylorMade  (19-12-2015)

  15. #620
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    358
    Thanks
    69
    Thanked
    276
    Reviews
    0
    I made a adult coloring book holder for my sis for Chrissie.ImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1451010601.074685.jpg ImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1451010616.757803.jpg I was quite impressed with myself as I couldn't find a pattern so "winged" it.

  16. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to Ellesbelles For This Useful Post:

    almai  (04-01-2016),DJ Nette  (25-12-2015),Green Cheese  (26-12-2015),LaDiDah  (25-12-2015),TaylorMade  (25-12-2015),wobbleyhorse  (02-01-2016)


 

Similar Threads

  1. Show off your cakes! I'll show you mine
    By BH-editor in forum General Chat
    Replies: 460
    Last Post: 19-11-2016, 06:54
  2. Sewing machine recommendations
    By GingerKat in forum Crafts and Hobbies
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 19-11-2014, 13:59
  3. Sewing question
    By Wally90 in forum Crafts and Hobbies
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 28-04-2014, 21:06

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
WaterWipes
Give your babies bottom a gift this Xmas! They are the only wipe made using just water and a drop of grapefruit seed extract and may help avoid nappy rash. Check out the great reviews on bubhub and see our website for more info and availability.
sales & new stuffsee all
Pea Pods
Buy 2 Award Winning Pea Pods Reusable One Size Nappies for only $38 (in your choice of colours) and receive a FREE roll of Bamboo Liners. Don't miss out, we don't usually have discounts on the nappies, so grab this special offer!
Special Offer! Save $12
featured supporter
Cots on Bubhub
Looking to buy a cot or bassinet? :: Cot safety checklist :: Local or online nursery shops
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!