This pattern isn’t for beginners. I’m calling this an Intermediate pattern and as such, it comes with regular pattern-style instructions rather than the full step-by-step tutorial you might find with beginner patterns. So some previous experience in sewing bags before and an understanding of construction would be useful for this … Continue reading →
Do you have a cyclist in the family? Almost everyone likes to bike. But there are some people who REALLY like to bike. My brother is one of those people. He loves biking so much that everything he does seems to be focused on biking and he spends hours a … Continue reading →
After what seems like years, actually it really was years.., of not travelling, I had the fortune to visit Madrid again this summer. My daughter now lives there where she is attending university. Unfortunately, I only had a couple days there and didn’t get a chance to try to track … Continue reading →
Recently we created a list of zero-waste sewing projects that was very well received by our readers. A few people asked for more tips on how to go zero-waste, so we put this list together. 12 Essential Tips For Zero Waste Sewing People sew for a variety of reasons. Some … Continue reading →
You know sometimes how you look about and everyone seems to be wearing the same thing, the same styles, the same colors? That’s especially true on a small island where there are only a few places you can buy clothes anyway, so it’s no wonder everyone has the same pieces. … Continue reading →
When it comes to sewing tips and tricks…there’s no shortage of resources. Indeed, when we Google a basic question concerning a sewing machine attachment we’ve just purchased or a new technique we need to master before we can complete our next project, sometimes we find ourselves overwhelmed by choices. However, … Continue reading →
There is nothing like going on a trip to point out the gaps in my wardrobe… I often can’t figure out the right things to pack without taking the entire closet with me. What I need is something practical that can be worn on many occasions. Something that is chic yet casual. … Continue reading →
Here’s something you may want to make for a friend Chemo hats and scarves are essential items for patients dealing with and hopefully recovering from cancer and the chemotherapy treatment that often is the only way to combat this disease. While according to the National Cancer Insitute, the overall cancer … Continue reading →
The most downloaded pattern from So Sew Easy is the Wrap Dress. It came second in the Craftsy best pattern award some years ago when Craftsy was still a thing and at the time of writing has been downloaded more than 100,000 times! If I had a dollar for each … Continue reading →
Now any seamstress or hobby sewist will undoubtedly have discarded that little white strip along the fabric edge without a second thought, probably a few hundred times or more. You know that “useless” strip where the manufacturer’s branding is printed…along with a few strange colored circles? Well, there’s more to … Continue reading →
This bra strap tutorial will be useful for a few of our past and future patterns. So, I do not want to repeat myself and will be referring back to this tutorial for a few more patterns since the season of parties is just about to start. Bra straps can … Continue reading →
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