Category: Fashion

Sewing With Sandi

converting a tunic to a dress

Converting A Tunic To A Dress

Converting the Style Arc Teddy Designer Top to a dress was super easy and I love the casual swing dress look.

Sewing Makes And Plans Volume 6

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.

Silhouette Pattern 1017 Review

Silhouette Pattern 1017 Review

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.

Sew A Baby Sherpa Cape

Sew A Sherpa Baby Cape

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.…
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Shirts Are Everywhere This Spring

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!…
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knit mask/scarf review

Knit Mask/Scarf Review

I have sewn quite a few mask patterns, as I am sure you have too. This Stretch Knit Face Covering/Scarf is a new take on face masks. I have been wearing a simple knit tube I sewed for walks when you don’t need your face covered 100% of the time. When you are out and…
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McCall's 7695 Pattern Review

McCall’s 7695 Pattern Review

When making up a new pattern, it is important to check the fit with a practice garment. The straight forward pattern, with very little shaping and no darting made this a good candidate for a wearable muslin.

Etsy Gift Guide For Your Canine Fur Baby

Shopping on Etsy helps entrepreneurs who are supporting their families by following their true calling – #makers. Explore the gorgeous and unique handcrafted gifts in this Etsy gift guide for your canine fur baby. You will find that perfect gift and your new favorite Etsy Shop. Sewing With Sandi is a participant in the Awin,…
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Faux Leather Moto Jacket With Pintuck Details

The pintuck detail requires some precise sewing. It’s not hard to accomplish, but it does require care. These markings are very close together and marking them can be a challenge. This fabric doesn’t fray, so I just clipped through the marks ever so slightly.

DIY Minky Scarf

DIY Minky Scarf

My quick and easy DIY Minky Scarf video demonstration is up on YouTube! You will love wearing and gifting these super soft, super easy scarfs.