After many reader requests, I wanted to come up with a design for an easy sweater pattern for non-knitters. Knitting is one of my passions but, since I started designing at So-Sew-Easy.com I have had no time for it at all. But I do miss knitting. Often, I think of a dress or … Continue reading →
This long sleeved, simple boat top can be made in only one hour –assuming you have a fully functioning sewing machine. The top is comfortable to wear and very functional. It can be worn in a wide variety of settings and complements all kinds of different looks. I was a … Continue reading →
Arghhh. I’m not the biggest fan of seam ripping anyway, but knit fabrics drive me crazy sometimes. Because of the way I sew, with designing my own patterns and projects, I usually end up with “un-sewing” a lot of my seams as I make changes to designs as I work. … Continue reading →
The Batwing Sweater Top Pattern comes in sizes S to 3XL and can be made using a serger only. It is a super easy outfit to sew and even easier to wear. My preference would be stockings and high boots if worn as a mini dress. Leggings and fur slipper boots … Continue reading →
My jelly roll quilt top was the first thing I sewed with my new serger. It was fun to just run strips of fabric quickly through the machine at varying widths, to get used to using the new serger – putting in the mileage on it. A nice and easy … Continue reading →
I know several of you treated yourselves to the Brother 1034D serger (alternative UK link) at Christmas when it was on special on Amazon. Me too! (Remember the embarrassing video of me taking it out of the box and not knowing what anything was?) It comes with a plastic cover, but … Continue reading →
Time to work on a new quilt top. I had used the Moda Avant Garden jelly roll as serger practice, learning the ropes and getting the hours in on my new serger. Some strips I had sewn without cutting off, some with just a small amount cut and others with … Continue reading →
I know several of you also got the Brother 1034D serger for Christmas, or maybe another model. No doubt you’ve all made more headway with it than I have, and are already threading experts. Just in case there is anyone still not quite sure or confident, here is my step … Continue reading →
Messenger bags are everywhere these days. Grown ups, kids, men, and even dolls have a messenger bag. Large or small, inconspicuous or bright, plain and simple or full of pockets, catches and accessories – the messenger bag allows you to carry exactly what you need everywhere. For the office, school, … Continue reading →
So you have a new serger and if you are lucky, like mine, it came pre-threaded and tested and ready to use. You are keen to give it a whirl, get practicing with your sergering, but again, like me, you might be nervous about taking out those threads just in … Continue reading →
You must be wondering what happened to my serger I got for Christmas? Well, I’m embarrassed but I just never found the time! I enrolled in the Beginner Serging Class on Craftsy and then never found the time to watch it, and was afraid to make a start without knowing … Continue reading →
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