Slub Cotton And Slub Fabric Hey there fashion lovers! If you’re always on the hunt for unique and exciting fabrics to add to your wardrobe, then you’ve probably heard of slub cotton. But what exactly is slub cotton and why should you care about it? Well, let me break it … Continue reading →
This long sweater vest has no buttons or zippers, instead has a long binding, so it is easy to make. It has an A-line shape, so follow the lines of your body A couple of weeks ago, I shared a long sweater vest pattern in S-XL, which the readers of … Continue reading →
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 →
Singapore…the lion of Asia and the country where I have lived most of my life, and I still call home. The first time I arrived in Singapore, I was a newlywed. My husband and I ended up living one year at the Hyatt in Orchard Road; his company employer paid … Continue reading →
The choice between using satin or silk in your sewing project is an important one. They are similar enough to cause confusion but different enough in price to demand some research. In this article, we’ll look at the advantages and disadvantages of satin vs silk in a variety of uses, … 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 “un-sewing” a lot of my seams as I make changes to designs as I work. That’s … Continue reading →
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 →
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