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And So To Sew 4a – Two Slips

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And So To Sew leaflet 4a

Leaflet 4a in the Needlework Development Scheme’s series “And So To Sew” includes:

  • Patterns for girl’s lace trimmed and teen’s shell edge dress slips. Both patterns can be used to sew simple modern summer dresses.
  • A short guide to rayon and rayon fabrics
  • Hand sewing a lace edging
  • Fabric mitre in lingerie
  • Plain lapped, overlaid or top stitched seam
  • French seams
  • Continuous opening bound with bias tape
  • Rouleau
  • Shell edging (hand sewn)
  • Shell edged rouleau with bar fagotting

 Download “And So to Sew” leaflet 4a

Modern Tutorials

The “And So To Sew” series was initially intended for use in classrooms. Since most of us don’t have a sewing teacher available to us today, I’ve included these modern tutorials to help answer any additional questions.

Sewing a Lace Edging by Sarah Classic Sewing (machine sewing)

Fabric Mitres

The perfect mitred corner from By Hand London (photo tutorial)

Plain Lapped, Overlaid or Top Stitched Seam by Needlepointers

French Seams by Angela Wolf

Continuous Placket Bound with Bias Tape

Simple continuous bound placket tutorial from Sewaholic

Rouleau by Professor Pincushion

Shell Edging

Shell hem edge tutorial by hand from Threads Magazine (photo tutorial)

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