Welcome to Episode 10 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: Sewing an Invisible Hem Our skirt is nearly finished. For me, it’s been a marathon of not just sewing, but taking notes, taking photos and blogging too. My new skirt is … Continue reading →
As you know, I’ve been taking the Sewing with Knits online video class from Craftsy. And I’ve just completed the final project – a Wrap Front Dress. In fact, this pattern is so adaptable and I’m so confident now in my stretch sewing, that I decided to try a few … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 8 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: Neaten your seams and lining a skirt, part 1 If you have been following along in the Sew A Skirt series, then you have your basic skirt shape finished complete with … Continue reading →
Yay – Craftsy are holding their annual Summer Mega Sale. Typically we are all outdoors doing other things in the Summer, but you can take advantage of the sales prices now and start the courses whenever you like – when the evenings start to get darker. My personal recommendations: Sewing … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 7 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: How to sew an invisible zipper A quick recap of what we have completed so far in case you have missed a step and need to review : Overview, tools and … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 5 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: How to sew darts Let’s recap so far How are you enjoying the Sew A Skirt series so far? If you are new to sewing you may already have learned a lot about … Continue reading →
Welcome to Episode 4 in the How to Sew A Skirt Sew-along series. The subject for today is: How to mark darts A quick recap of what we have completed so far in case you have missed a step and need to review : Overview, tools and equipment and … Continue reading →
Patricia has been writing to me recently about the Summer Drape Top. She was keen to make it for her Daughter in Law who is expecting a baby, as part of her maternity wardrobe. We decided to keep the top and armholes the same, and angle out the bottom a … 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 →
Have you tried the free pencil skirt pattern yet? I researched how to draft my own custom skirt pattern and wrote a tutorial – Draft your Own Pencil Skirt Sloper. My first skirt was great and I wear it to work often. But its dark and plain and I wanted … Continue reading →
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