• Sewing

    Strap in Everyone, It’s a Tutorial!

    I hate turning narrow straps inside out.  My hands cramp, I get cranky, and I yell at inanimate objects, which worries the Fella.  How can an industrious seamstress finish projects, while preserving sanity and domestic tranquility? With a rotatory cutter, ruler, and a bias-tape maker, naturally!  I knew that I wanted a half inch strap for this dress.  So I started by cutting two, 2 inch wide strap pieces.  They are cut on the grain of the fabric, so they are not stretchy.  I have very little shoulder to speak of, so stretchy straps would be a disaster. I popped the 1″ bias tape attachment into my Simplicity automatic bias…