Just a quick post today to say a big thank you to some of the site sponsors that support my site and make all this possible. These great people and companies sponsor my site in return for a button on the sidebar, and this means because of them, I can … Continue reading →
A reader mentioned recently that my sewing patterns tend to be for warm weather and casual clothes. Hmm, looking back, that’s probably right. It’s easy to explain. I design clothes and sewing patterns that I want to wear, and here in the Cayman Islands, we rarely have call for either … Continue reading →
It’s been a while since I brought Penelope home, and she’s been sat there taunting me for a while. I admit, I put on a few (quite a few) pounds over Christmas and New Year. I really intended to loose them again before fitting out Penelope but well, its nearly … Continue reading →
If you follow along on the So Sew Easy Facebook Page, then you may have already seen a few mentions about this opportunity to put your sewing time to good use. Linda G shared a blog post with me from MJ, from MJ’s Lost Cause, and several readers have already … Continue reading →
Wrapping up my sewing for the kitchen series comes the ultimate in stylish kitchen wear. This full reversible apron pattern will keep you and your clothes protected while still being stylish enough that you’ll be happy to open the door to your dinner guests. Get a splash on it while … Continue reading →
These hot skillet handle covers were the first thing I’ve ever made for my kitchen and its an essential. I cook like I live – always on full, thinking I can get it done in half the time. Not only does it mean my food is often burnt on the … Continue reading →
Oh dear. Oh deary deary me. (In my best British accent.) Just what happened here then Miss? The sewing police had better not be reading this or I’ll be prosecuted for sure. Thrown in sewing and fabric jail for such an epic failure. The charges: Woeful waste of fabric Wasting … Continue reading →
As the readership here at So Sew Easy has been increasing, and I’ve got more and more pattern downloads every month, so the number of emails I get asking for advice on how to download and print PDF sewing patterns has also increased. This also seems to coincide with the … Continue reading →
Both at the same time, a couple of my online sewing buddies discovered and shared with me a beautiful woven fabric basket, made entirely from carefully cut and folded fabric strips. Terry Ann from Atkinson Designs shared how she made some woven baskets from pre-cut strips and immediately we all … Continue reading →
In our kitchen sewing series today – an every day essential. These easy quilted potholders can be used to pick up hot pans and dishes, get trays out of the hot oven, and protect your counters or tables from hot dishes and plates. Mine often gets used as an emergency … Continue reading →
Earlier this month we looked at making bias tape or bias binding (is there a difference?) How to make continuous bias tape and use the Clover bias maker tool How to work out how much a square of fabric will make, or how to decide how big a square you … Continue reading →
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