• Easy summer dress
  • Sew a custom fit lined skirt
  • Sew your own undies
  • Free dress patterns
  • Over 100 free skirt patterns
  • Summer Drape Top
  • Double layer chiffon blouse
  • Twist Front Top
  • Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern

Cowl Neck Top Pattern – great wardrobe builder

Cowl Neck Top sewing pattern. Sleeveless, or 3 different sleeve lengths. Got to make at least 5 of these!

  Introducing the Cowl Neck Top Pattern.  What is it about a cowl neck that we all love?  As one of my pattern testers said when I was talking about my various plans for this pattern, “You had me at cowl neck….”  I think this style is just universally flattering for all figure types and shapes. It can look both casual and dressy, flirty or formal, sexy or sassy! This Cowl Neck Top comes with plenty of options to suit every taste and every occasion.  Make it sleeveless in something slinky for a night on the town, or try one of the three different sleeve lengths is a soft jersey for something cozy and casual. Available in 7 sizes with bust ranging from 31 to 46 inches. You can take a sneak peak at how to sew the sleeveless version … Continue reading

  • Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern
  • Summer Drape Top
  • Double layer chiffon blouse
  • Over 100 free skirt patterns
  • Sew your own undies
  • Free dress patterns
  • Easy summer dress
  • Twist Front Top
  • Sew a custom fit lined skirt

Easy Dress Pattern – Free ‘Wear Everywhere’ Knit Dress

Wear Everywhere, easy knit dress pattern. Free pattern.

The free dress pattern this month is a super simple, easy dress pattern for the ‘Wear Everywhere Dress’.  Made for knit fabrics with a moderate stretch, this dress has just two pattern pieces, the sleeves are already built in and its easy to fit to your shape.  A perfect beginner sewing pattern.  Plus – this dress is so versatile – dress it up, dress it down, dress it smart or casual.  It all depends on your fabric choices and accessories. Features: Built in sleeves Learn how to sew an easy knit neckline facing for a neat finish No darts or zippers Unusual square shaped neckline Easy to fit to your shape Range of sizes, from 31 to 40 inch bust Super flattering Make it figure-hugging or figure-skimming.  You decide. Versatile Full sewing instructions are downloaded with the pattern pieces Skill … Continue reading

  • Free dress patterns
  • Double layer chiffon blouse
  • Easy summer dress
  • Over 100 free skirt patterns
  • Sew your own undies
  • Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern
  • Sew a custom fit lined skirt
  • Twist Front Top
  • Summer Drape Top

New pattern release – Straight leg knit pants pattern

Classic straight leg knit pants sewing pattern and video tutorial. Video shows you how to fit too!

I’m delighted to announce the release of my latest sewing pattern – the Classic Straight Leg Knit Pants pattern. An easy to sew and versatile pattern.  Great for beginners.  Sew a comfy and relaxed pair of pants  – dress them up or down depending on your fabric choices.  Fitted and shaped around the body, hips, and thighs with a straight leg falling from the hips, but taper them in from the knee if you prefer.  Great for work or make them in some funky fabric for relaxing.  Lightly gathered to a comfortable elastic waist for those days you need a little extra give.  Plenty of length in the leg and height in the rise for taller women, but easily adapted to shorter lengths too – the video will show you how to get a great fit. Great pattern for some … Continue reading

  • Double layer chiffon blouse
  • Sew your own undies
  • Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern
  • Over 100 free skirt patterns
  • Sew a custom fit lined skirt
  • Easy summer dress
  • Free dress patterns
  • Summer Drape Top
  • Twist Front Top

Gathered front top pattern – free sewing pattern

Free sewing pattern. Gathered front top pattern with princess seams front and back and gathering on one side.

New Year, new you they say!  I’ve just taken up Yoga and wanted to sew some simple exercise wear, and in so doing not only did I create a great fitted top for wearing to the gym, but also a great top to wear everyday.  Make it a size smaller for a fitted finish for exercise wear, as the red version above, or make the next size up for a looser fit for wearing to work – see the print version below.  Looks great under a jacket.   Enjoy this free gathered front top pattern. Easy to sew sleeveless top with princess seams front and back and a gathered front bodice on one side.  Front panel is reversible so you can choose to have the gathers on either side, or make one of each!  Sewn using an easy turn and sew … Continue reading

  • Twist Front Top
  • Easy summer dress
  • Sew a custom fit lined skirt
  • Over 100 free skirt patterns
  • Sew your own undies
  • Summer Drape Top
  • Double layer chiffon blouse
  • Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern
  • Free dress patterns

New pattern release – Slouchy Sweater

Slouchy Sweater sewing pattern from So Sew Easy,

  I’m delighted to announce the release of my latest sewing pattern – the Slouchy Sweater. An easy and quick to sew versatile pattern.  Great for beginners.  Sew a comfy and relaxed top – dress it up or down depending on your fabric choices.  Fitted and shaped around the body and hips, with a loose fit around the bust and shoulders, and low open armholes.  The wider shoulders are a flattering look and help to balance out a larger bust or hips.  Great for relaxing at home, but smart enough to wear everyday too. Looks good in solids, prints and stripes too. Available in 5 sizes and 2 lengths.  Full video tutorial included as well as the photo step by step instructions. For stretch knit fabrics only, and sweater type knits. It’s tried and tested! My lovely pattern testing group … Continue reading

  • Over 100 free skirt patterns
  • Sew your own undies
  • Easy summer dress
  • Summer Drape Top
  • Free dress patterns
  • Double layer chiffon blouse
  • Twist Front Top
  • Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern
  • Sew a custom fit lined skirt

Light up Princess Dress – Seasonal Sewing Series

Make this incredible light up dress for your little princess. At So Sew Easy.

Greetings, So Sew Easy readers!   I’m Kat from Sew Chibi!   Today, I’m here to share my seasonal sewing project with you: The Hikari (Light) Dress!   I love pushing myself.  I thought of what a little girl would adore to wear to make her feel like a real-life, fairy princess. I’ve sewn so many challenging things (including sewing with liquid); I constantly push myself to go where I haven’t seen others go yet.  It didn’t take me long to settle upon sewing a dress with lights in it. Pretty tricky to figure out how to execute it until I had the means and the vision:  battery operated LED lights and tunnels (channels) for the lights to run through to be dispersed throughout the dress. The key is the battery operated lights.  The strands are not very long, just about … Continue reading

  • Sew a custom fit lined skirt
  • Double layer chiffon blouse
  • Free dress patterns
  • Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern
  • Easy summer dress
  • Summer Drape Top
  • Twist Front Top
  • Sew your own undies
  • Over 100 free skirt patterns

Free Little Black Dress Pattern

Little Black Dress pattern - free sewing pattern for the perfect party dress from So Sew Easy.

Party season is coming!  It’s time to think about what you’ll wear for the holiday season this year.  Want to wow them at the office party?  Then you’ll need something ‘on-trend’ and with lace, one-shoulder and asymmetrical dresses all being in fashion, I’ve combined to create a free little black dress pattern that I think is a winner.   (Excuse photos for this one – stormy weather this week and my hair just won’t lie flat!) Features: Lace, net, mesh or chiffon overlay Lined bodice, lined skirt optional Darted bodice, and straight skirt with small pleats or darts Invisible side zipper Overlay can hang lower than the inner skirt if you like Range of sizes Super flattering – sexy but not revealing Skill level: Intermediate.  The instructions for this dress assume that you already have experience in sewing with non-stretch … Continue reading

  • Sew a custom fit lined skirt
  • Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern
  • Easy summer dress
  • Double layer chiffon blouse
  • Sew your own undies
  • Summer Drape Top
  • Free dress patterns
  • Twist Front Top
  • Over 100 free skirt patterns

The Julia Top from Seemingly Smitten

Julia top, pattern review. Easy breezy blouse.

When Jenny from Seemingly Smitten invited me to sew her Julia Top I admit I was a bit unsure.  I think I might be stuck in a fashion time-warp and have always worn lower necklines and more fitted clothes – such a hussy!  At least I gave up the 80′s shoulder pads. How would I get on with the much more relaxed and modern Julia Top? The pattern comes as a PDF including easy to follow instructions.  The top is available in sizes XS-XXL.  I picked a medium based on my bust measurement.  However my waist and hips were larger than the medium size but I needn’t have worried – the top is very generous in those areas.  If you sew the Julia Top – use your bust measurement and don’t worry about the others. There are sleeve length options … Continue reading

  • Over 100 free skirt patterns
  • Twist Front Top
  • Easy summer dress
  • Sew a custom fit lined skirt
  • Double layer chiffon blouse
  • Summer Drape Top
  • Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern
  • Free dress patterns
  • Sew your own undies

Sew A Skirt Series – sewing ebook launched

Sew a Skirt - beginners tutorial series. New sewing lesson e-book launched by So Sew Easy.

  I wrote a book!  Well, to be fair it was mostly already written and I made it into a book.  My Sew a Skirt – beginners tutorial series sewing ebook is launched and for sale on Amazon. It contains all of the lessons from the Sew A Skirt series together with the full instructions on how to draft your custom fit skirt pattern.  In the future, I hope to expand upon this basic skirt pattern to show other options for how it can be adapted to other styles and shapes while still keeping the custom fit.  So this book would be good to have and keep so you could refer to it later. And of course if you haven’t made your skirt yet – get this book and start sewing!   But I’m not asking you to pay for … Continue reading

  • Perfect Wrap Dress - free pattern
  • Sew a custom fit lined skirt
  • Easy summer dress
  • Free dress patterns
  • Double layer chiffon blouse
  • Sew your own undies
  • Over 100 free skirt patterns
  • Twist Front Top
  • Summer Drape Top

Coming soon – a little black dress

Coming soon - free pattern for your Christmas Party Dress at So Sew Easy.

I’m working on the next free pattern – I think you’ll love it! Do you have lots of parties to go to this year?