How-To Guides: Helen McArdle Historical Costumier

Posted On January 6, 2017 by The Sorting Office

Resident Historical Costumier Helen McArdle shows us how to use a selection of sewing equipment and techniques with her antique Singer sewing machine. 


How to Use a Tuck Marker

In this video, Helen shows us how to use a tuck marker with an antique Singer sewing machine to create neat and even tucks.


How to Use a Ruffler

Historical Costumier Helen McArdle shows us how to use a ruffler attachment for an antique Singer sewing machine to create both a single sheet of ruffles and a sheet of ruffles attached to plain sheet of linen.