If you sew your own garments and have never heard of horsehair braid before, then I’m about to make your day. You need this stuff in your life.
Horsehair braid is a type of crinoline netting. It is used to provide structure and give body to hems, sleeves, and hats. If you’ve worked with it before, then you know just how useful it can truly be.
Using it, however, can be a problem for a lot of people. It’s not as difficult as it looks, but it does take a bit of skill, and you need to know how to work with it in order to get it looking perfect.
Here’s how to do just that.
YouTuber Professor Pincushion has come out with a tutorial on exactly how to use horsehair braid in your sewing projects, and once you use her tips, you’ll practically be an expert.
The trick is all in using matching thread and hand stitching it into place at an angle. You can do this with a wide variety of fabric, as Professor Pincushion shows.
Watch the video tutorial below to learn how to use this amazing item. You’re gonna love what this stuff does for you!