Welcome to Episode 3 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subjects for today are: Cutting your fabric and pattern matching. How to cut out your fabric Well let’s take a look at fabric. You might have bought something plain without a design like the … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 2 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subjects for today are: Drafting your custom fit pattern, and all about ease and seam allowances. Drafting your custom fit skirt pattern I admit it – I’m a funny shape. No hourglass figure for … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 1 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: Overview, tools and equipment and how to choose fabric. Overview Let’s have a look at the skirt we are going to make together. It’s a simple skirt but flattering and versatile. … Continue reading →
Welcome to the So Sew Easy How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. This new series will show you everything you need to know about how to draft and sew your own custom fit fully lined skirt. From pattern making, to darts, to lining and hems, you can have a … Continue reading →
I wanted to share today some of the great Free Patterns and Free Craft Training available online. You know I am a Craftsy fan, so I thought it would be useful to put together a list of links to all of the best of the FREE STUFF on Craftsy – … Continue reading →
In my earlier sewing survey, I’ve had several readers ask me about Burda Patterns and particularly about tracing Burda patterns from the magazine and still staying sane. If you are British or European you will probably be very familiar with the Burda Style monthly sewing patterns magazine and the maze of patterns all … Continue reading →
There are a lot of sewing tips, tricks and tutorials on the internet and hidden away in some of the biggest, best and smallest sewing blogs out there. When you want to find something, it’s not always easy to find the best tutorial for your problem. But now we can … Continue reading →
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 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 →
How to make a Duct Tape Dress Form – and how NOT to ! You might have seen these before. At some point or another, all sewers need to fit clothes so that they look flattering and are comfortable. But if there is just you, fitting and pinning alterations on … 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 … Continue reading →
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