These sweatpants are the second pattern on our Workout Wardrobe storyboard collection and they are not just for sweating as I will demonstrate in the months to come. The fit of the pattern is not the trend of these days which is for thick leggings with pockets. These sweatpants are more … Continue reading →
It’s hard to consider sewing to be a money-saving activity when you add up your costs. After you buy a pattern, full-price fabric, and any accessories, you can easily spend twice as much as you would on the same item – already made – at a discount department store. Occasionally, … Continue reading →
Introduction Have you ever come across a name of a sewing tool and had absolutely no idea what it is? Well, for me, when I was learning how to sew, it was the word “bodkin”. What a strange word I thought back then and I imagine many new sewists today … Continue reading →
Whether you’re planning to hem a garment or strengthen your stitches, adhesives for sewing are obviously a great help. Aside from being perfectly suited to certain jobs, they are also intuitive and easy to use. Additionally, as long as you follow the manufacturer’s instructions, they are simple to handle and … Continue reading →
Recently I switched from working mainly on a laptop to an iPad. It has taken a bit of getting used to, but I have found great benefits especially when sketching or designing. Plus with a simple attachable keyboard, I can type just as well as I could on the computer, … Continue reading →
Everyone has bad habits. Whether you aren’t the best housekeeper, you cut corners on your work projects or you eat unhealthy foods while you are supposed to be dieting, everyone has bad habits. If those bad habits are part of your sewing experience, however, it may be time to say … Continue reading →
When you open your closet and stare at your clothes, does boredom sweep over you? Are you tired of looking at the same old pants, skirts, and tops? Before you go out and blow a paycheck on a new wardrobe, why not consider recycling what you already have? With a … Continue reading →
They are our most special friends…bottomless cups of cuteness all day long and all night too! We want only the best for our furry friends because there’s no one in the world who loves us quite like they do and the feeling is definitely mutual! Sewing for your dog might … Continue reading →
This giveaway has ended. Please check back for future offers. As most of our readers know, we just finished up a huge giveaway on Christmas Eve for a $999 RRP Elna Elnita EC60 Computerized Sewing Machine. The winner was Linda W. from Dayton, TX, USA. Congratulations again! Unfortunately, however, we … Continue reading →
Last year I wrote my New Years message from Chile where we were, like many people around the world, stuck in lockdown. This year I am fortunate enough to be able to write this from my home country of Panama, surrounded by my friends and family. I very much hope … Continue reading →
People who have never been interested in sewing before or who only practiced sewing as a hobby in their younger years may wonder what it takes to get started or get back into sewing. Many of these prospective sewists often wonder what are the essential sewing tools that would make … Continue reading →
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