If you want to sew a fancy dress, you’ll need to use fancy fabric. Taffetas and satins are gorgeous, but they do behave differently under the sewing machine needle than a quilting cotton. Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews explains more about these fancier fabrics and gives tips on sewing on them successfully. Go to Melly Sews to read about sewing on fancier fabrics.
[photo from Melly Sews]
By Anne Weaver