sewing tips

Our College fabric, also known as French Terry, is a soft and comfortable fabric made with 96% cotton and 4% lycra. It’s a knitted fabric with a looped back side, that holds you warm.  French Terry works great for sewing pants, shirts and dresses. It’s great for the cooler seasons but also for a chilly …

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We got the question on Instagram, if we can show different ways of sewing in our new labels and here we go!  There are a lot of different ways of sewing in our labels, for example in the neckline, side seam or on the hem. Next to some inspo pictures we would like to show …

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We get a lot of questions about sewing with lycra fabrics. That’s why we would like to show you some tips and tricks and with the right settings, it’s really not that hard! You can use Lycra fabrics for swimwear or sportswear, for example together with our LYCKA and MIRA&KAI patterns.  About Lycra fabrics: Lycra …

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Some of you are already finished with the mini collections and we love to follow them on Instagram under #elvelyckancollection !  For all of you who are still in the beginning, in the middle of the process or just need to take some pictures, today’s blog post could be helpful. Today Elin @elfandy.collection talks about …

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Today’s sewing tip is a ruffle tutorial.  How do you sew ruffle’s? Do you use the classic version with two threads or do you sew ruffle’s with the help of an elastic band? We show you today both versions and some tips and tricks. We hope we can help you if this is the first …

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Today’s sewing tip is a bias binding tutorial.  Have you ever used bias binding or made your own bias binding? If not or if you struggled before we hope we can help you with this tutorial!  First we will show you how to make your own bias tape and then we will show you how …

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