This coin purse pattern and tutorial are a follow-up to the Leather and Fabric Handbag tutorial we posted recently. While you certainly don’t need to make this coin purse pattern from leather –you can use vinyl or almost any fabric– it makes a good first project for those who have … Continue reading →
Elsa Schiaparelli was a pioneering Italian fashion designer active from the 1920s to the 1950s. Many are unfamiliar with her work, having only heard of her contemporary rival, Coco Chanel. I am here in Paris to attend an Haute Couture class and thought I take the time to attend the … Continue reading →
Woven fabrics and knit fabrics are two distinct types of textiles that are created using different methods. Understanding the main differences between these two types of fabrics is essential for any sewist, as it can help them choose the right fabric for their projects and use it to its full … Continue reading →
When it comes to dressing for your body type, choosing the right skirt for your figure is just as important as the fit and fabric. The right shape of skirt can flatter your figure and enhance your natural assets, while the wrong shape can throw off your proportions and make … Continue reading →
Welcome to one of our New Year’s sewing projects! We’ll be making a small tote bag that is perfect for carrying your essentials on the go. This project is suitable for beginner sewers, and can be completed in just a few hours. By the end of this tutorial, you will … Continue reading →
It was a typical Monday morning and I was rushing to get to my sewing studio. I had a long list of projects to complete and knew that every minute counted. As I sat down at my sewing table, I couldn’t help but feel overwhelmed by the piles of fabric, … Continue reading →
The origins of haute couture can be traced back to the early 19th century, when a group of fashion-forward French designers decided to take the art of dressmaking to new heights. These designers, known as the “haute couturiers,” were determined to create garments that were not only fashionable, but also … Continue reading →
Sewing needles are a simple yet essential tool in the world of sewing and textile production. They are used for a wide range of applications, from attaching buttons and repairing clothing to embroidery and quilting. While sewing needles may seem like a basic and straightforward item, their manufacture is actually … Continue reading →
If you haven’t been following So Sew Easy for a long while, then you might have missed this project from some time back. So I thought you’d like to see this project brought back. I’ve been busily sewing away these teeny tiny zipper pouches for stocking stuffers and for handy … Continue reading →
Christmas is a time for celebration and what better way to get into the holiday spirit than by creating your own Christmas-themed sewing project? Whether you are a beginner or an experienced seamstress, there are plenty of ways to add a festive touch to your sewing projects. Below are some … Continue reading →
We all know that sewing is a craft that requires a variety of skills and techniques, and while some skills are easier to learn than others, there are certain skills that can be quite challenging for even the most experienced sewers. In this article, we will take a look at … Continue reading →
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