I have an idea for your neckline. Remove the pins from the fabric. But thank you for sharing the experience and your tips , Wow, the fabric looks gorgeous. I did some Googling and the consensus seemed to be: Yeah, line satin with satin. I’m sticking with that theory. You had me at belted batwing! You can find many options at a fabric store. Together, we were going to take a gamble. Use the leggings pattern to create a straight line. Also wanted to mention about using pins to secure the seam and stitch through the pins insted of bast stitching: pins will hold fabrics in place and will not allow them to move and it’s easier to unpin if you need correction and the pin again. Just COULD NOT be bothered anymore. Don’t expect to use your rolled hem foot on a first attempt. Dang, I want one of those now. I’m planning to sew a silk dress soon, so have bookmarked this page. Bring the pattern out 1" on the inside at the knees. No tips for sewing with satin I’m afraid! , This is lovely! Karen that dress looks absolutely gorgeous – well done – I really hope your friend wore it after all your hard work! Three metres of each, and off we went for lunch. Only yours (and The Slapdash Sewist’s) did… I love how you write. Cut along the fold so you have two pieces of furry fabric at equal lengths. I wish I could see it on! Trace around the pants. Knowing which thread to choose for your sewing project is a key part of a successful outcome. It had a nice matt finish that I thought would photograph well. You’ll want a teeny tiny needle for this type of work. Simply amazing! Run the drawstring through the openings on either side of the tunnel and let the ends of the drawstring hang from the openings. I’m taking notes from your amazing readers, although I think I’m still too chicken to sew with satin! The drape, the glow, the ability to behave. You did wonderful at the neckline! When a satin … Great tip- I love using my feet to do multiple things. My kids clothes (MY baby clothes were made on the same machine!!!) I’ve had to bin a few projects recently but I’ll keep sewing, you’ve made it okay to make mistakes and move on from them. I am now seriously tempted to make several bat wing dresses for myself.) Job done! It can be made from many types of materials, including silk, polyester, rayon or cotton. Sew the back and front inside legs together. One more thing for the hem: I fold and iron it before stitching so you will see how it gonna look when it’s finished. Whoops! That water was red! Fold your fabric in half, wrong side out. First, grab those pants and un-hem the bottom with a seam ripper. To make a sporty chic look you can choose a black t-shirt and combine it with a black bomber jacket, beige satin long pants and black and white flat shoes. Find the materials you need where sewing or craft supplies are sold. Thanks for sharing! 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