How to sew a interlock stitch in drapery panels

An interlock stitch in drapery panel

When making multi width drapery panels, adding an interlock stitch at the seams will help keep the seams lined up as they hang.  Without this stitch the fabric layers may shift making the draperies look untidy or messy. Here are a few quick and easy steps to add an interlock stitch to your drapery panels.  Work from […]

Sewing invisible zippers next to welt cord

When inserted correctly, only the zipper pull shows.

I used to be afraid to sew an invisible zipper next to welt cord …………. until I tried it.  And it worked well.  And all I was able to see was the zipper pull.  And the pillow turned out beautifully, do you agree? After several people shared their concerns with me about sewing this type of zipper, I decided […]

Make Your Own Barn Style Sliding Door

This door slides along a simple track installed to a wall.

Barn style sliding doors are becoming popular in apartments and condos in Atlanta.  My son is in need of one of these for a room in his condo.  After finding this article on Houzz, I now have no excuse to help him with this.  Another project for my to do list!   Click Make Your Own […]