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Heading home on the train after a whistle stop visit to #Lebanon. It was an amazing couple of days touching all my emotions. Meeting the women at the @concernworldwideuk Livelihoods project was really moving and one of the best aspects was seeing how embroidery was helping them deal with their situations. It brought them together and it brought them peace. It gave them a chance to earn some income and it gave them a creative space to rest a while. And quite a few of them were experiencing…

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ask me: hand sewing knots

How to properly know at the end of hand sewing. I've always wondered what the best ways were.

BEST BEGINNER SEWING TUTORIAL! ★ Beginner’s Sewing Lessons | Learn How to Sew with Easy Projects & Online Tutorials ★

historical sewing tutorial Start by sewing your corset pieces WRONG sides together. This will put your seams on the outside of the corset. I've sewn my seam allowances down about 1/8" from the original seam for extra strength, and I'm trimming them. Cover all of your seams with bias tape. Your seams are now super-reinforced, so you can stop having nightmares about spontaneous corset explosion. :)