Metal Frame Embroidered Bag Pattern – Mixing Machine & Hand Embroidery

A few weeks ago I shared an article on what simple embroidery stitches you can find on your sewing machine.   In my case, I have a total of 85 stitches. I am trying to make a new project for each stitch, and for this one, my metal frame embroidered bag, … Continue reading

Waterfall Top – FREE Sewing Pattern

waterfall top

I’m so excited to bring you the free sewing pattern this month for the Waterfall Top.  I LOVE this top so much that I think it really shows in my face in these photos.  Wearing it just makes me smile.  I’ve got a bright pink one and one in mint … Continue reading

How to Print & Assemble a PDF Sewing Pattern

Tips on how to print and assemble PDF sewing patterns. Good info here.

One of the comments/questions from the recent survey we did was about PDF patterns.  I forget of course that there are a lot of people out there who haven’t used many PDF’s – since I only started sewing recently PDF patterns were already common and I’ve used far more home-print … Continue reading

It’s a Wrap Top – FREE Pattern

wrap top free pattern

I’ve had this pattern on my mind for a while now and at last, ‘It’s a Wrap!’ The Wrap Top is loosely based on the original Wrap Dress pattern that has been downloaded thousands of times and been one of the most popular patterns on the site so far.  This … Continue reading

Spaghetti Strap Top Pattern – Our First Summer Project

Our first summer project is going to be an easy-to-make spaghetti strap top pattern. It’s a classic casual piece of clothing that’s probably in every woman’s wardrobe. But…. This is a big but, and one that I had a hard time understanding until I had a talk with my mom, … Continue reading

On a Roll T-shirt – FREE Sewing Pattern & Video Tutorial

t-shirt pattern

It’s time for a wardrobe basic and a shirt you’ll want to sew time and time again.  Out with the ball gowns, and in with the real clothes for real women!  This is one where you can sew what you actually wear everyday. The free sewing pattern for this month … Continue reading