Cassiopeia Top & Dress Sewing Tutorials
This video provide step-by-step instructions on how to assemble the Cassiopeia Top or Dress without lining in English.
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Sew Along Video "Leo Kit" Cassiopeia Dress & Top
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Additional tutorial videos :
French seam : Cleaner finishing for a garment which looks good inside and out
Slip stitch : Learn how to slip stitch for an invisible bottom hem finishing
Reverse stitch/back stitch- You will do this at the beginning of your stitching line and at the end to secure your stitch. To back stitch you will simply hold down the reverse lever or button on your machine and the machine will sew backward.
Notch- notches are cuts to help you match, line up fabric pieces together.
Centre front, centre back - it shows the middle point of the front and back pieces.
Hem - finished edge of the garment.
French seam - it is a type of the seam with the clean finish from the inside without a serger, used for light, sheer fabrics.
Serged edge- it’s a special type of the stitch which protects fabric from fraying.
Baste stitch - A baste is a long and loose stitch. It is used just to keep fabric in place and protect from moving while stitching, usually it’s removed after.
Slip stitch- it’s an invisible hand stitch used for hemming.
Top stitch - It’s a finishing stitch on top of an already sewn seam.
Zig zag stitch - A zig-zag stitch is often used to sew along raw edges to prevent hem from fraying or used for stretchy fabrics.
Finished/good side - This is the outer side of the fabric. On some fabric, it won’t matter, but on many fabrics, there will be a clear difference between the right side and the wrong side.
unfinished/wrong side - inner side of the fabric.
Right sides together - This means that you put your 2 pieces of fabric together so that the right sides of the fabric are touching each other on the inside and the wrong sides of the fabric are showing on the outside.
Seam allowance (SA) -A seam allowance is the amount of fabric that is between stitch you are sewing and the very edge of your fabric.
Self fabric - The same fabric used for the main garment.
Lining - Lining is a layer of fabric that goes underneath a garment.
Bias - The bias of the fabric is the 45% angle from the grain of the fabric.
Bobbin - The bobbin is the thread that comes up from the bottom and meets the thread from your spool to form the stitch.
Gather - create ruffles.