To remove Stitch Witchery from fabric, place a piece of scrap fabric on the unwanted residue, and then apply a hot iron on the scrap fabric for 10 seconds. Then, quickly pull the scrap away. Repeat this process as many times as necessary to remove the Stitch Witchery from the fabric.Continue Reading
Stitch Witchery is a fusible bonding agent that is applied to pieces of fabric to hold them together when it is not possible or desirable to sew them. It is often used to hem articles of clothing, and it is meant to be a permanent bonding solution.
Although it is made to be permanent, unwanted Stitch Witchery can sometimes be removed using another piece of fabric and a heating element. This is particularly useful when hemming or removing a hem from clothing for children who are still growing. Shorten the garment using the fusible bonding web, and then remove the bonding web as the child grows so that the article of clothing fits for a longer period of time.
Stitch Witchery is safe for use on most fabrics, and it can be washed and dried safely without deteriorating. It is also suitable for items of clothing that must be dry-cleaned. This fusing agent is also used to make no-sew projects, such as scarves, and to apply patches and badges to clothing.Learn more about Sewing
To hem a floor-length dress, measure the target length, mark it, cut the excess fabric, mark and pin the hem, iron it, and use a blind hemming stitch to finish the alteration. Hemming a floor-length dress takes at least an hour minimum and requires the correct thread color, a sewing machine, pins, scissors, a seam ripper, an iron and a fabric pencil.Full Answer >
To sew a blanket stitch on polar fleece, start by trimming away the selvage edges of the fabric with a rotary cutter or scissors. Then fold over the cut edge by 1/4 inch to create a smooth edge around the fabric. Pin the cut edge of the fleece in place every few inches with straight pins.Full Answer >
Sew elastic on fabric using a narrow zigzag stitch or the stretch stitch. Ensure that you use the correct amount of elastic. The dimensions of the fabric should equal that of the stretched elastic tape after stitching.Full Answer >
Cut two pieces of fabric into squares, and place one piece of fabric with the design facing up and the other on top with the design facing down. Sew the pieces together, leaving a hole unsewn. Turn the fabric right-side out, and fill with stuffing, then sew the hole closed.Full Answer >