I recently added a handful of tank tops to my wardrobe. Not only are tanks a staple in my wardrobe for every season, they are quick and easy to sew. There are a few different techniques that I use to finish the hems, neckline, and armholes all using the Brother Coverstitch Machine; I will cover … Read More
I sew a ton of kid’s clothes and have tried a lot of ways to create great necklines and bindings. I recently tried the Brother Dual Function Fold Binder attachment for my Brother CV3550 Double-Sided Cover Stitch and it’s a great way to add a binding to your neck and arm openings. You can check … Read More
Double Looper Cover Stitch. Knit Stitch. Zig Zag Stitch. What’s the difference? Well, Brother Sews Ambassador Emily Thompson breaks down the differences. Using a Brother CV3550 Double-Sided Cover Stitch and a Brother Innov-ís NS1750D, Emily details the different hems that can be used on knit fabric. Do you have a favorite?
We typically think of the coverstitch machine for hemming knits, finishing off necklines, and adding a sporty look to a project. In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to use a thicker thread, in particular, a 60-weight denim thread, for the top coverstitch. This makes a great decorative stitch! Machines: Brother CV3550 … Read More
I’ve been slowly working on gaining confidence sewing with the new Brother Coverstitch CV3550. I made this fun t-shirt dress with lots of coverstitching detail to practice and enjoyed sewing with my new machine. I’m so thrilled to show off the gorgeous stitching of the double coverstitch in this cute new dress tutorial! Here’s the … Read More
When I first started sewing with knit, one of the first dresses that I made for Helena was a shirt dress with a front sport pocket. And as soon as I posted it on my social media channels, I had a bajillion requests from my grown up friends to make one for them. I made … Read More
I try to keep Halloween costumes as simple as possible while still being cute. These Halloween leggings make simple costumes AND give you leggings to wear again after Halloween is over. There are so many fun costumes that can be made with leggings as a base, so let’s sew up some quick and easy leggings … Read More
If you look at most t-shirts and knit tops, they are hemmed with a cover stitch machine. At first glance, the cover hem looks very similar to a hem finished using a twin needle in the sewing machine; with two rows of stitching on the right side of the garment. The backside of the stitch … Read More