What do you choose? Pins VS Weights!
Well drafted patterns like the Dove Blouse are a wonderful introduction into the world of independent pattern makers. They typically are very stylish and wearable pieces. We sew to create a lifestyle that makes us happy — find you stlye groove and start stitching.
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So whether you are trying to get your favorite pants fit correctly or a skirt that won’t stay up on your waist, a simple alteration is the easiest way to extend the life of your garment. You will love wearing your clothes and accomplish a desired fit.
Altering an elastic waistband to fit your waist and body type is simple. You can get a perfect fit with a minimal effort.
You don’t need to be nervous about sewing with lace and slippery fabric. If you pin, go slowly, and follow the step by step directions; you can learn how to sew a slip pattern. You will have a drawer full of fashionable and functional slips and/or slip dresses.
Simplicity 9702 is a beautiful Boho style sewing pattern. I made the maxi version with a three tiered skirt and three quarter long sleeves gathered at the end. The empire dress with several length and sleeve variations is fun and flirty.
Show off your Joie de vivre and dress like the French women. You will love adding these clothing items to your summer wardrobe. French women wear summer dresses with beautiful florals, bright solids, and classic white. Ruffled dresses in pretty prints are topped with soft linen shirts for a summer style that is hard to beat.
You can save time and money using pdf and free pdf patterns in your sewing room. They are typically easy sewing projects you can add to your sewing pattern collection. While they are a timesaver, they do take some time to assemble a pdf pattern correctly so you get all the benefit of your new pattern.
Gathering fabric is simple with these easy steps. Don’t shy away from sewing projects with gathers – go ahead and tackle them confidently. You can create beautiful garments with strategic gathering. I can’t wait to see what you create.
“Practice makes perfect” and sewing perfectly straight lines takes practice. However I have a few tips for sewing straight lines that will get you off on the right foot. It’s not difficult to sew a straight line and it will make a marked improvement on your project’s perfect outcome.