Sewing @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/Sewing Welcome to Sewing at BellaOnline.com! Check back often for new sewing tips, free sewing patterns, and links to lots of sewing websites. en-us Copyright 2017 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:46:43 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Sewing @ BellaOnline http://Sewing.bellaonline.com Sew a Lace Bolero or Shrug http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art171073.asp The traditional season for weddings and prom festivities, late spring to early summer, brings great joy and new excitement as many bride-to-be’s and young lady prom goers search for a gown, often opting for the sheer elegance and sophistication of a revealing neckline and bare shoulder look. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EST Sewing with Selvages http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178702.asp Sewers have often been instructed by pattern layout details to not use the fabric selvage edge, a word combined from self-edge, which was expected to be cut off and discarded. These factory loomed finished edges today no longer fill the waste basket or cutting room floor but have surprising uses. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EST Boot-cut to Skinny Jeans http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art57285.asp The stiff, cuffed dungarees of the past used by cattlemen and miners, the 1950s and 60s youth subculture that adopted denim jeans in defiance, the bell-bottoms of the 70s and onto today’s boot-cut and skinny fashionably ripped jeans, these popular slacks experience never-ending fashion adjustments. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:00:00 EST