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Sewing Resources 2020

May 18, 2020
4-H Sewing

 

Helpful Resources for your Sewing Projects

Be sure to check the project handbook for all exhibit suggestions and requirements. 

Making an elastic skirt—one option for 1st year sewing project—wearable! 

https://www.scatteredthoughtsofacraftymom.com/elastic-waist-skirt-pattern/

Some points to remember for that first-year project!

Use non-roll elastic—will be easier to work through the casing with a safety pin

Remember to finish seam allowances (should be 5/8 inch) by serging or zigzaging and press open.

Making an elastic skirt—one option for 1st year sewing project—wearable! 

https://www.scatteredthoughtsofacraftymom.com/elastic-waist-skirt-pattern/

Good instructions for making a casing!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7hKle38f60

Stitching in the ditch—a technique that helps keep elastic in place—good video below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rleOxwrcwJQ

Getting started with patterns!812-2984108

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koDdlAwJlKg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kJx3SiGKtA

Making a simple drawstring bag

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RP1YwXwcmrQ

 

Please call your project leaders for any questions or help! 

Liz Trinkle (317-374-4534)
Carol Turner (812-298-4108)

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