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Tutorials you might find useful when sewing the Eucalypt tank or dress

helpful tutorials for the Eucalypt woven tank or dress

Though the Eucalypt is a beginner pattern – i know it can be nice to have a little extra help sometimes. So I thought you might like a little round up tutorials that would be useful when making the Eucalypt woven tank or dress.

How to sew french seamsTo make this pattern extra pretty for sheer fabrics, the instructions in the booklet show you how to do french seams. But sometimes photos are even better right? This tutorial will show you how to get perfect french seams every time: How to sew french seams

6 seam finishes and when to use themBut maybe french seams really aren’t your thing? If you’d rather try a different seam finish, then you might find this tutorial helpful: 6 seam finishes and when to use them

How to make bias tapeThough we provide a pattern piece and instructions to make your own bias tape in the pattern – but maybe you need a bit of extra help? This tutorial for how to make bias tape might help

3 ways to sew a rolled hemThe hem on the Eucalypt is curved, but not as much as the other patterns in Breakwater – but the ideas we share in 3 ways to sew a rolled hem might help. Don’t forget to pay attention to the actual hem measurements for the Eucalypt, they are wider than for say Cascade or Crescent.

importance of ironing

And lastly – you know i’m a stickler for pressing. The real trick to getting your hem, french seams and bias neckline to look awesome – is pressing: The importance of ironing & pressing your sewing creations

Did i miss anything? Any other tutorials you found useful when making Eucalypt?

About Author

Meg is the Founder and Creative Director of Megan Nielsen Patterns, and is constantly dreaming up ideas for new sewing patterns and ways to make your sewing journey more enjoyable! She gets really excited about design details and is always trying to add way too many variations to our patterns.

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