Advice 1: How to sew a satin dress

Dress made of satin looks are always stylish, emphasizing the dignity of all shapes. To sew a satin dress is quite difficult even for experienced seamstresses, as this material is constantly changing shape, cut edge much crumble, the seams can "crawl", but if you follow some rules with a whimsical fabric, you can get a great thing.
How to sew a satin dress
You will need
  • pattern;
  • - material "Atlas";
  • - sharp scissors;
  • soap or chalk;
  • - sewing machine with a sharp and thin needle.
Instruction
1
Pick a good pattern for satin dress. It is very important to choose the right model, because the stitching bodycon dress from this material is difficult, and spacious, the dress can be like a nightgown. If the pattern is from a magazine or the Internet, place it on the paper and cut out.
2
Find fabric for the dress. Shop carefully inspect any fabric. Pull it in the transverse direction, as if trying to push the equity of the fiber. If you start to form a clearance dress from this fabric will begin to unravel at the seams. In any case, do not take the Atlas if it's already in the store began to emerge of the tightening – you don't carry it and two days (this is especially true for stretch-satin).
3
Put it on the table thick flannelette quilt or blanket. Very carefully lay the satin and pin to pin, keep in mind that you cannot navigate through the cut made in the store. See the only common thread and the fabric edge. Put pins in the pattern, trace with colored chalk or soap (with certain tissues is difficult to remove the pencil marks). Cut out details are very sharp scissors.
4
The edges when sewing did not disperse and did not warp, stick to the seams, adhesive, woven webs, knitted or better interlining (practically without going beyond the seam allowance.)
5
Set the sewing machine is very sharp thin needle, the Atlas is very easy to formed tightening. When stapling, ensure that the seam was not pulled even a little bit, because it's immediately noticeable, and do not even hope to smooth out the seam. At the same time, if the cut is on the bias, you can drag the seam, and it will also look awful. So before stitching, baste all the details on the bias, it will help you to control the seam.
Note
When Ironing satin dresses keep in mind that the seams can be stamped on the front side, so resaturate should be very careful. Do not use steam and water when Ironing, some types of satin from the water lose their luster, you can even be stained.

Advice 2: How to make a dress quickly and easily

It's hard to imagine the modern woman's wardrobe without a beautiful evening dresses, and don't have to pay for it in the store some exorbitant amount. Simple elegant dress with thin spaghetti straps made of nice flowing fabric, it may be appropriate and called for the ball, and in a common party.


How to make a dress quickly and easily
Instruction
1
Fabrics for the future evening dresses is one of the most important stages of its manufacture. If you are not very confident in their abilities, can buy similar material from the cheaper category. After experimenting with it, you will be able to take into account possible errors and prevent their occurrence in future tailoring of the evening dress. Plus you will have two dresses, and it is still unknown which of them will eventually look more expensive and elegant.
2
Measure the bust and hips sartorial centimeter, positioning it parallel to the floor. Add to the resulting value of 4 cm and divide by 2. For example, the volume of your hips is equal to 90 cm.
(90 + 4)/2 = 47 see
To the resulting figure add another 1.5 cm for seams, this will be the width of your pattern.
3
The length of the pattern calculate on the basis of the following parameters: 4 cm ACC on the bottom, 10 cm on the lapel at the top, plus the desired length of the future dresses from armpit.
4
Cut two straight of the fabric, fold them face to each other, seal the sides with a pin or tack welding seam. Sew the details of the dress with each other, it is necessary to consider a caveat. Part of the joint located below the knee, have to keep open, otherwise it will be very difficult to move in a new outfit.
5
Tuck dress at the bottom hem of his neat seam. Treat the cuts with a special emphasis on slots.
6
Tuck also and the top of the dress 10 cm lapel inside, sew it at a distance of 1 cm from the edge, pass through the tunnel formed clothesline gum. The elastic band need not be taken too short, the dress should fit just snugly to the chest and in any case not to yank it open.
7
Of the same cloth sew straps and attach them as you like. They can be very normal, laid transversely, or to represent a complex web, here already all depends on your imagination and ability to bring it to life.
8
The dress is ready, you will only have to complete it with accessories. For example, an evening gown of very thin fabric well adorn a thin belt, tight waist.
Note
If you have no experience in sewing skills, do not select complex fabrics that require additional treatment.
Useful advice
Don't be afraid to experiment and to decorate your dress with various decorations, e.g. sequins, travel, brooch and others.

Advice 3: How to sew stretch

Fabric stretch firmly established in casual clothes and outfits for special occasions. Such products conveniently fit body and easy to care for. The clothes from this fabric pleases you, you need to know about some of the intricacies of her sewing.
How to sew stretch
You will need
  • Serger, sewing machine, needles, feet, thread.
Instruction
1
Pay attention to the direction of pull of the fabric, buying fabric stretch. It can stretch in all directions and can be elastic only in the longitudinal or transverse direction. Stretch fabric distinguished by the presence of lycra yarn. After stretching this material, quickly recovers its shape. Fabric stretch can be based on velvet, crepe, denim. Of such materials it is possible to sew any clothes that will beautifully fitting shape, allowing smooth and easy to move.
2
Treat the fabric with an iron before sewing. Heating temperature is determined by the properties of the fibers of the material. For example, viscose, silk and lycra is not very hot. But cotton or wool with lycra to iron even using a damp cloth. Will definitely appreciate how after the treatment the iron is retained with elasticity and structure. Outwrite all the material, because it can shrink, lose shape. Otherwise when cutting you will have plenty of details that sewing will pull, in tension will be uneven and not "sit" on the figure.
3
Carefully copy the lines of the seams. Use ended rod of a ballpoint pen or the blunt side of the knife blade, since a wheel with sharp teeth may ruin the fabric.
4
Pay attention to the direction of pull of the fabric when cutting. For example, if you sew pants with a cutout heel, the fabric must stretch in the longitudinal direction. For sewing normal pants is better to use a material which stretches in two directions. But the fabric is stretch with a transverse thread is perfect for sewing narrow skirts and trousers, as well as for the surrounding jackets.
5
Use the needle for sewing Jersey or elastic. The tip of these needles are rounded, which ensures a soft penetration of the needle into the fabric and it eliminates the gap. Consider the thickness of the fabric when choosing foot, needle size and thread. Remember the most important thing – don't pull the fabric when you sew!
6
Use elastic seams. It is best to use a serger, in accordance with the attached instructions. On a conventional sewing machine often use a zigzag stitch. It is necessary to install a very tight needle thread tension. Now available sewing machine with special stitches for stretch fabrics stretch. Keep in mind that the seams are made by double needle, will also retain flexibility if you prostrochite them on the front of the unit.
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