Make inserting an invisible zipper easier with a Costumakers Zipper Foot! This easy to use zipper foot makes putting a zipper in seamless and fast. Follow these simple guidelines and zippers will no longer be fear when sewing.
Choose the correct blue attachment based off of the instructions.
Line the needle up with the centre of the foot. When the needle goes down it should be in line with the centre groove.
Place one side of your zipper right side down on the right side of the fabric. The edge of the zipper tape should match with the edge of your fabric.
Pin or hand baste into place.
Roll the zipper teeth back and place in the groove on the foot.
Your needle should come down right next to the teeth. Repeat on the other side
The Livia Rayon Collection offers beautiful prints in a light rayon fabric, matched with a Burda pattern and you have the perfect summer blouse! Sewing with Rayon only requires a few steps to ensure your garment turns out. First, be sure to pre-wash your fabric and dry it. Avoid shifting of fabric when cutting by using weights and a rotary cutter. When sewing use sharp small pins and needles as to only puncture small holes into the fabric. Press your seams gently and on a relatively low heat, high heat can leave marks and cause your fabric to shine. Lastly, because of the nature of rayon, it is best to hang your project before hemming it.
Take an old pair of flip-flops and upcycle them into these fun and comfortable fabric sandals. A great project to play around with and experiment moving, tying and sewing the fabric into different styles.
Old pair of flip-flops
Scrap fabric or 0.2m of fabric (We used a stretch)
Scissors, thread, needle, sewing machine
Cut strips 2″ wide on the crossgrain.
We braided three strips together and had enough for the flip flops
Cut out the strap already in the sandal and thread through your braid securing with a knot.
Follow the video below for design ideas or create your own!