Sewing With Faux Fur: Part 2

February 13, 2018By Laura PiferDIY, Projects, Serger No Comments

Now that we’ve gone over the proper steps to working with Faux Fur in Part 1, let’s dive right into a project! I’ve always wanted a faux fur jacket. I know it may not seem practical living in Georgia, but this winter has been a cold one for us. I picked a simple jacket pattern … Read More

DIY Cardigan Wrap

December 18, 2017By Laura PiferDIY, Projects, Serger 3 Comments

Hello there! Laura here from Trash to Couture. Today I’m sharing with you how to create my “Everyday Cardi.” This is my go to for running errands, traveling, and just about everything. It’s a versatile piece that can be worn several ways and for many occasions. The tutorial is simple with only three pattern pieces … Read More

Fun DIY Camera Case Project

November 9, 2017By Laura PiferDIY, Projects, Serger No Comments

Hello fellow sewing community! Laura here from Trash to Couture and I recently got the new ST4031HD Brother Strong and Tough Serger and couldn’t wait to test it out on heavy duty projects. I was inspired to make something that was STRONG and TOUGH for my husband. He’s an excellent photographer and does most my … Read More

Threading the Brother 5234PRW Serger

March 31, 2017By Angela WolfSerger, Tutorial 3 Comments

I received my first serger has a college graduation gift. The serger came threaded with four spools of white thread; meaning no matter what color fabric I was working on, my overlock stitches were white. There was absolutely no way I was going to attempt re-threading that serger. Obviously, I overcame my fear. The good … Read More

Well-Fitting Leggings on It’s Sew Easy TV

November 13, 2016By It's Sew EasyProjects, Serger, Sewing, Tutorial No Comments

Well-Fitting Leggings on It’s Sew Easy (Episode 1109-3) Today’s active lifestyle demands fashion that fits and functions. For active days indoors and out, designer Angela Wolf creates well-fitting leggings with today’s sportiest look on It’s Sew Easy. Angela sews the pattern pieces together using two sewing machines – a serger and a cover stitch machine. … Read More