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.
The Kalle Shirt Dress pattern is one of those patterns you love to have in your stash. It is super versatile, offering different looks and options. If you are considering making a blouse and are a little hesitant about taking on a classic men’s oxfords style, then start with the Kalle. You will learn to sew a beautiful collar, perfect plackets, and well constructed yokes. Three important parts of an iconic shirt dress.
Pattern sewing for beginners doesn’t have to be overwhelming, a simple sewing project is best. With careful, step-by-step guidance, you can become an accomplished sewist. My heart is in teaching the craft of sewing, it is a fun place to express your personal style while exploring your creative side. Start with an easy sewing pattern and open up a new creative world. You will be making your own clothes before long and loving what you wear.
I can draft patterns, and you can learn too, however, when we start with a commercial pattern we like, why reinvent the wheel — or in this case the garment. The tools we need in our sewing tool box is a pattern we love and the knowledge of how to manipulate it to fit our body. That’s what you will find below.
he simple art of getting the hip curve of your garment at the spot where you body’s hip curve resides can be achieved in a few short steps. Let’s get started with learn to sew – hip draping.
Practice makes perfect. Select a pattern you like, make a practice garment, and then give it a critical eye and try draping it for a better fit. I hope you give draping beyond basics — waist draping a go. Your clothes will look and fit great.