Culottes Tutorial For Autumn Glamour

culottes tutorial

Culottes, one of the most trendy styles of the 50’s and 60’s, are back!  Culottes are flared pants or shorts that can often look like a skirt or a dress when you’re wearing them.  I have been trying to help you build a warm-weather wardrobe that is both easy and … Continue reading

Short Sleeve Mid Length Kimono Pattern – A Transformation Made Easy…

This weekend we’ll be making a short sleeve mid length kimono pattern using the Linen V-top pattern I shared with you recently.  This is not the first kimono top I have shared with you. On the previous one, the top actually crosses over and you can tie the top in … Continue reading

NEW Janome Coverpro Giveaway: Have You Ever Wanted a Coverstitch Machine?

coverstitch machine

We’ve done a couple of big Janome giveaways over the years and we’re super pleased to announce another.  Our friends at Janome are offering a new Janome Coverpro 900cpx coverstitch machine to one of our lucky readers. Most avid sewers understand the value of having a coverstitch machine.  If you … Continue reading

Fit and Flare Dress – free pattern

fit and flare dress pattern

I have another free dress pattern for you this month.  I managed to pick up a couple of nice ponte knits in my local fabric store – shock – and wanted to use them right away so I drafted this simple fit and flare dress pattern. It’s got a scooped … Continue reading