Tag Archives: Belding Corticelli

Tips For Sewing The Charlie Caftan Bodice Panel

I thought I’d share my tips for sewing the bodice panel into view B of the Charlie Caftan from Closet Case Patterns. These steps are covered in pages 13-15 of the PDF instructions. As the instructions tell you, accuracy is … Continue reading

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Define Too Much Thread…

I may have over reacted to a recent sewing crisis, when I ran out of black thread mid-project on a weekday evening. Sewing ground to a halt until the weekend and I hit up the Internet, stock piling. I use … Continue reading

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Sewing Secret: Belding Corticelli Silk Thread

Yes, this silk thread is just as beautiful and shimmering as it looks. It’s also a dream to work with when hand basting because it’s so slippery, making it really easy to remove. But the company who produced it don’t … Continue reading

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