Advice 1: How to sew supplex

Lightweight, flowing, stretch fabric supplex is the most popular among circus performers, masters of ballroom dance, sports gymnastics. The suits made from this material, and fit like a second skin, do not hold down movement, well absorb moisture perfectly restore its original shape. The base fabrics are lycra, micro fiber, lurex, elastane. In fact, it is very thin and durable knit material. To work with it, need certain skills.
How to sew supplex
You will need
  • - sewing machine that performs zigzag line;
  • – overlock;
  • - textured yarn.
Before sewing, try to sew lines on a piece of tissue. May need additional tuning machine (zigzag step 1-2 mm 2-3 mm).
Buy a presser foot for sewing an elastic material: a special lever creates extra effort for the promotion of tissue, and it is not going and not going. Need quality textured yarns, able to stretch with the fabric. In addition, the needle pick - No. 75, and to primaqiune gum – double.
Gum products tailor 2.5-3 cm shorter than main fabric and sew with zigzag tension: on the reverse side to the edge, then tuck it again pristrochite.
Double needle use for treatment of hem and decorative stitches. The edges of the panties, for example, to treat the bathing suit on the serger, and tuck stitch double needle, then insert the elastic.
For the tucks, adjust the machine to a bigger step and stitch not zigzag, but a regular seam, you can direct power. This seam will be elastic and will not pull tissue.
Supplex tailor from the pattern with the seam. Do the lines on the front side of the canvas. If you use mesh, it will tailor a stock after sewing, trim close to the seam.
The elasticity of the fabric on the skirt is achieved by sewing in a hem of soft regiona. You can Topstitch on the bottom of the garment edge from supplexand or to weight the edges "American."
Useful advice
Modern models of sewing machines is much easier to work with these fabrics. Here the main difficulty is itself a modernized mechanism, so it is important step-by-step follow the instructions.

Advice 2: How to sew the grid

Major and minor grid enables you to create a lush tutus and festive girly outfits, beach bags and also other accessories and clothing items. Very popular among seamstresses uses mesh lining fabric because it has a rigid structure and well captures the shape of the upper parts cut. When working with this material there are some difficulties, which can be overcome with some tailoring tricks. Try to sew a mesh petticoat with a cotton cover and the top of tulle.
How to sew the grid
You will need
  • mesh;
  • - sheer;
  • - cotton fabric;
  • centimeter;
  • pattern;
  • - sewing machine;
  • - overlock;
  • - needle and thread;
  • - scissors;
  • - elastic webbing;
  • tape;
  • - pins;
  • decorative braid (piping, lace);
  • wipes, adhesive tape (if necessary);
  • - iron.
Cut out mesh details using ordinary tailoring scissors – the edges of the dense and tough fabric will not crumble. For lush pads you will need a wide rectangular strip; its length is the circumference of the waist multiplied by 3. Can make petticoat not one, but 2-3 layers of strips.
Lay in neat folds in equal parts mesh details and baste them manually. Joints can be ground off, and then defer from the "face" of the product with zigzag or decorative stitching.
If your sewing machine does embroidery mesh, try some tailoring techniques:
- is placed under the seam of the cloth or a thin strip of toilet paper and treat the cuts with overlock. At the end of work it is necessary to moisten the mesh in hot water and remove the remnants of paper with a needle;
- the bottom of the mesh knit, treat or satin bias binding, or pristrochite on a line edge decorative ribbons;
- if you have used the large grid, for ease of processing slices on the sewing machine you can use a tape-cobweb;
- a worthy alternative to the functional (but not too dressy) adhesive material – nylon lace laid between the details of the cut and facing.
Sew bottom skirt-case of simple cotton cloth, otherwise the grid will be hard to leave tightening the tights and can scratch the skin. From the top of the case, leave the stock height to 2 cm – the hem will serve as a waistband for the skirt.
If you have to sew the mesh petticoat, duplicate detail cut from delicate tulle and run on the model of the upper tier bouffant skirts.
Connect the product with pins and prostrochite. You have to sew the cover and press it to the upper inside edge. Clean the hem and insert at the waist a wide elastic band. You can pre-sew elastic satin ribbon to release the ends in the center of the belt and tie a beautiful bow.
Useful advice
When sewing from the grid to initially place the traditional seam - 1.5 cm, and after blend the lines carefully cut them to 0.5 cm.
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