You asked – you got it. The next free pattern from So Sew Easy is an easy dress pattern for a great summer dress with option to shorten for a top. Made in just a few simple steps, I’ll hold your hand all the way with this one and show … Continue reading →
I threatened that I would make these bubblegum pink stretch velour shorts in an earlier post. And I did. And I love them too. I’m not embarrassed to say so. Everyone should have some pink shorts. Even if you only wear them at home…. So this was my latest project … Continue reading →
Wow – I was blown away ! Thank you so much to the 88 people who have completed my sewing survey so far. I am happy that so many people take an active interest in the site and took the time to write such encouraging and positive comments. Thank you all. Here is … Continue reading →
One of the most popular free sewing patterns on the web is the Buttercup Bag by Made by Rae. And for good reason. You can make a really cute bag using just a fat quarter of fabric, and some lining fabric. What is a fat quarter? A fat quarter is … Continue reading →
Becky kindly sent me over a photo of her Summer Drape Top. She says “I just took your survey and wrote about my results with your summer drape top. (I had to enlarge the pattern.) I was so frustrated in the beginning with the slippery (cheap) fabric but I’m glad … Continue reading →
I had desired this dress from afar for a long long time – the Butterick B5353. The model looks so cool, sophisticated…and the dress so slimming and flattering. I felt as my sewing skills had come on some way in these last few months that it was time to tackle … Continue reading →
I LOVE my blog! When I started to sew back in November last year, I had no idea what an absorbing hobby it would be, and where it would lead me – to this site at So Sew Easy and even onto my other site at Moms Make Money. It … Continue reading →
If you have downloaded the Summer Drape Top pattern, you might be looking for the perfect knit fabric, or even several for a casual wardrobe this summer. I want to recommend to you one of my favorite online fabric shops, and one where I have personally bought some really great … Continue reading →
Has anyone out there ever bought a pattern from Lekala patterns? Nicole Lekala has a range of 386 patterns on her Craftsy page at the time of writing and is often adding more. But what makes Lekala patterns unique is the promise to draft you a completely personalised pattern based … Continue reading →
I am delighted today to share a version of the Summer Drape Top from Hannah at Hugs and Kisses. Hannah was quick off the mark and this is the first one I’ve seen published. Love that pretty butterfly fabric and I’m so glad she gave it a try despite … Continue reading →
The latest release in my range of free sewing patterns and tutorials – the Summer Drape Top. Designed for softly draping knit fabrics, this blouse is easy to make, flattering, cool and strappy, with tummy covering draping and a rounded hemline in the front. And I’ve made it with wide enough straps … Continue reading →
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