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4 Simple Steps to Setting Your Seam Guide to Sew Curves

If you are having trouble getting accurate seam allowances, it may help to review some tips for setting your sewing machine seam guide. Continue reading to learn the 4 basic steps to setting seam guides for sewing curves. ❶ Start … Continue reading

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Top 4 Reasons for Sewing Basting Stitches

As a sewer, you may be asking yourself, “Why baste?” If so, you are asking the right question. Basting is important in many types of sewing projects, and quite helpful for various applications. Continue reading to learn the top four … Continue reading

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How to Remove Sweat Stains From Clothing

Sweat is nothing to be ashamed of. Everyone perspires; it is a natural and healthy function of the human body. Although we must embrace our perspiration, it does not mean we have to let it ruin our favorite clothes! Continue … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dress Alterations

Choosing a dress is just the first step in coordinating the perfect attire for your special evening or event; and we aren’t talking about shoes and accessories (although those are quite important too!). Once you have that ideal dress in … Continue reading

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Check Out All the Tailoring Services Offered at Yong’s Alterations!

When you need a skirt hemmed, a suit fitted, or a wedding dress altered, Yong’s Alterations has what it takes to meet all of your fashion design needs! We are truly a one-stop-shop for professional alterations and tailoring in Indianapolis. … Continue reading

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Tips for Sewing a Seam

When you sew two or more pieces of fabric together, you create what is called a “seam.” Seams are the most basic constructions for sewing. As you continue on the learning curve of sewing and stitching, you will discover that … Continue reading

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FAQS About Fusible Web

If you are new to the sewing world, you may have come across a product at your local fabrics store called fusible web. Regardless of your skill level, you can easily learn about fusible web, including when and how to … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Fabric Grain

Your sewing projects are important to you, which is exactly why furthering your knowledge is a critical aspect of your overall improvement. Understanding fabric grain can help you enhance your sewing skills, and achieve the level of stitching and embroidery … Continue reading

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How to Shop for a Quinceanera Dress

A Quinceanera is a special, coming-of-age moment in a young lady’s life, and one of the most important celebrations in Spanish and Latin American culture. On their 15th birthday, a beautiful ceremony is held to mark a young girl’s passage … Continue reading

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Tips for Using Fusable Tape as an Alternative to Sewing

Did you know you can join fabric without sewing it together? It’s called fusable tape and it is gaining wide-spread popularity among apparel lovers everywhere! Also known as “fusable web”, fusable tape is a material that melts when heat is … Continue reading

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