We’ve been looking at sewing tools recently and asking if you can get better sewing results, save time in the sewing room or just have more fun if you spend more money, or if the budget versions of your favorite tools are “good enough”. Covered so far: Sewing machines … Continue reading →
elebrity role models are quite influential these days –especially for kids and teens who are still in the process of fashioning their own identities. According to Oliver Goldsmith, people seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy. This is, of course, also true for adults. We are … Continue reading →
This is an easy scissors pouch pattern to help you never lose your scissors again. No matter how many times you’ve heard your mother or teacher say “don’t run with scissors!” you still do (because you seem to always be in a hurry). Well, that’s exactly what I did and … Continue reading →
Hats have been around for a long time and they are very useful to us –as well as a great fashion accessory. They can be used both in hot or cold weather since there are hats made for the summer season and there are also hats for spring as well … Continue reading →
This week I had the chance to peruse a review copy of this fun book Stitch ‘n Swap! The book is full of practical tips for organizing a swap, everything from choosing a theme, and putting together a group to setting guidelines and dealing with dropouts. Sew, Give, and Receive. These are the basic … Continue reading →
Come to the dark side! Did you see my R2D2 inspired apron earlier this month? If you didn’t see the appeal – then you probably won’t go for this one. But if you loved R2D2 – then fight the Rebel Alliance and join the dark side with Darth Vader. I … Continue reading →
I’ve had this Mini Backpack Coin Purse pattern on the back burner, so to speak, for a while and almost completely forgot about it. It was meant to be the companion of The Small Backpack sew along and part of Daisy’s wardrobe if you remember those two past projects from couple months ago. … Continue reading →
It was clear from my recent sewing survey that although there are a lot of experienced sewists that visit this site – many of you are new to sewing, just starting out, looking to improve, or even don’t sew yet but want to learn. So here is my list of … 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 →
Winter is coming… And along with the season is the need to look stylish while keeping warm. The turtleneck has been a mainstay of fashion for a long time, with the simple addition of fabric giving the wearer a surprising amount of warmth while providing a unique look and profile. … Continue reading →
Regular readers and especially those who comment often (we LOOOVE comments and so do our readers) may have noticed that we recently added a new feature to the so-sew-easy.com website. You can now easily attach images to your comments on so-sew-easy.com. Files types supported are standard .jpg, .gif and .png … Continue reading →
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