I’m delighted to offer you another free and easy dress pattern this month. I’ve been really enjoying wearing some cute dresses both during the day and in the evening. All too soon the temperature will drop below 80 as winter approaches and I’ll need my fleece and joggers (only kidding…) … Continue reading →
Ah, sweater knits! These highly textural, stretch fabrics can be cozy, lacy, casual, or sophisticated. With a good sweater knit and a little practice, you can cut and sew a sweater in a day or less, even if you can’t knit or crochet. Yes, they’re enabling. And they’re beautiful. If … Continue reading →
You know sometimes how you look about and everyone seems to be wearing the same thing, the same styles, the same colors? That’s especially true on a small island where there are only a few places you can buy clothes anyway, so it’s no wonder everyone has the same pieces. … Continue reading →
The most downloaded pattern from So Sew Easy is the Wrap Dress. It came second in the Craftsy best pattern award some years ago when Craftsy was still a thing and at the time of writing has been downloaded more than 100,000 times! If I had a dollar for each … Continue reading →
This pattern is a reprint it was first published in 2014 . 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 … Continue reading →
In both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, the change of seasons seems to have come on a little late. Down here we’ve only just had our first few days of somewhat warm weather. Personally, can’t wait for the warmth to come back for good. For all you in the Northern … Continue reading →
Do you own anything with a lettuce edge hem? Typically seen on little girls’ clothes, but often in women’s clothing too, on the hemline of casuals and maxi dresses. This curly-wurly hemline looks pretty and is practical too, adding no bulk to the hemline and no fabric is turned up … Continue reading →
Need a comfy every day dress? One that looks good no matter where you go, and one that can take on the look of separates or be sewn in the same fabric throughout? Then the Two Become One Dress is for you. I became fascinated with this style of dress … Continue reading →
This is a tutorial on how to refashion and transform a sweater into a cardigan. Just in case you got a sweater stashed away in the closet that’s been unused for many years or even decades. Or maybe someone close to you gave you one Christmas but you are not … Continue reading →
I simply cannot believe this was SO EASY! If you want an easy-to-make and easy-to-wear skirt that’s flattering, and so cheap to make then read on because this post is for YOU. Want a really easy skirt pattern? See this skirt above? It took just minutes to make and I assure you … Continue reading →
You might have noticed that I lost some weight this year. 35lbs ! Yay. Gradually it had crept on over the last 3 years and now it’s gone again. So to celebrate, I wanted to make something figure-hugging, a new dress I knew my husband would love. Something for work … Continue reading →
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