What can I say about this pattern – it’s the perfect swing top/dress. If you have never sewn with knits, this is the one to hone your skills. Super easy to construct and great twin needle detail, you will love the way it fits.
Color options other than classic black include various shades of grey, brown, white, navy, and tan. That is not to say that your basic color fabrics can’t be red or green, it can! However, most of your wardrobe needs to coordinate with your capsule collection. So if you love navy blue, red, brown, etc. go for it!
Using a free machine from your grandmother may seem like a good idea, but once you get it home, you will find it can be a more than a little frustrating for beginner sewing projects. It is the easiest way to relegate your fun projects and great ideas into the closet.
After over 20 years of teaching sewing classes, one common question I hear is “What is a good sewing machine for me?” Since I purchased my first Brother sewing machine many years ago, they have always been my go to recommendation. New sewers are looking for a product that is reliable, offers a great value, and has state-of-the-art technology; the Brother CS6000i sewing machine is all that and more.
After you attached the sheer, you channel stitch it. For this skirt, I stitched my lines one inch apart, diagonally across the sheer. Then clipped the sheer down the middle of the channel to give it a frayed look.
This Baby Cape Pattern is so easy to make and perfect to toss on when you move baby from house to car seat. It can be draped over or a wrapped around and isn’t bulky like a coat when strapping your baby in! Let’s sew a Sherpa baby cape for the munchkin in your life.… Read more
Almost every runway designer has at least one shirt or shirt dress in their collection for Spring! They have taken blouses to a new level in design with sleeves, lengths, collars, cuffs, and fabrics. Shirts are everywhere this spring. I’ve chosen two to add to my cutting table inspired by my favorite high end designers!… Read more