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Sewing Tutorials

At Tessuti, we recognise that sewing and learning go hand-in-hand. For this reason, we make it our mission to post regular tutorials that can assist you in expanding those sewing horizons and help you reach Superstar Seamstress/Seamster) status! Want to see a tutorial on something in particular? Go on – email us, let us know and we’ll see what we can do for you.

Past sewing tutorials can be read and viewed by clicking the links below.

Tutorial :: Catching the Oslo Coat lining and hems together
We've had a few emails asking for more (also, clearer) photos for Step 23 in our Oslo Coat instructions. This step details where you need...
Sadie Slip Dress Tutorial – Cutting out silk on the bias in between paper
Want to learn a new cutting method? Here's a technique commonly used within the fashion industry for cutting out delicate fabrics like silk satin, crepe...
Modified Annie Dress Tutorial
If you follow us on Instagram you may have seen the image of my Tessuti Sydney Christmas party frock. My obvious pattern choice for the...
NEW Invisible Zipper Tutorial
If you're a beginner sewer or would like to learn another method of inserting an invisible zipper, then this is a tutorial just for YOU!...
Tutorial – How to attach your invisible zipper to a facing like a BOSS!
Following on from our NEW invisible zipper tutorial, here's how to attach your zipper to a facing with your sewing machine like a pro! NOTE:...
Tutorial/Video: How to sew a thread button loop
Our Ruby Top pattern has a delicate button/loop closure at the back of the neck, that requires a thread button loop. We have had a...
NEW Tutorial: Attaching and Joining Double Fold Bias Binding
Back in Jan 2013 we published this tutorial showing you how to sew and join together double fold bias binding. We use this binding a-plenty...
Tutorial – How To Make Your Own Flat Sheets
We've had a great response to our Italian linen sheeting range and before it's all gone, I thought I'd better get the next tutorial up...
Tutorial: How To Make Your Own Fitted Sheets
Prompted by the arrival of our fabulous 100% linen sheeting range, here's a tutorial to show you just how easy it is to make your...
Tutorial/Video: Sewing elastic into waist tunnel casing in ONE step!
Thanks to all for your fantastic comments and response to our latest patterns - the Mandy Boat Tee and Suzy Pant. We're excited to be...
Tutorial: Attaching Elastic To Waist Casing (Stretch Knits) – Anita Ponti Pants
This tutorial is to show how the elastic band is attached to the waist tunnel on our latest Anita Ponti Pant pattern. This method is...
Tutorial: Attaching and Joining Double Fold Bias Binding
NEW (UPDATED 29.1.15)  TUTORIAL :: In preparation for the release of our latest Tessuti Pattern - Valerie Top.  I thought I'd post  a step-by-step tutorial...
Step by Step – Lily Linen Dress Pocket Tutorial
I have had a few emails and enquiries from sewers who have bought the Lily Linen Dress pattern, asking for more details on the construction...
Side Invisible Zipper Tutorial
Without a doubt, invisible zippers give a much cleaner and more professional finish to garments - particularly for side and back openings on all types...

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