Category: Pattern Reviews

Sewing With Sandi

Sewing Makes And Plans Volume 7

The pattern is simple and should be added to your fall sewing plans. It is a good option for someone with beginner sewing skills who can follow a pattern.

My next project for Simplicity 8377 is with this delicious creamy ponte roma from Minerva. It’s perfect for a winter white cardigan. It’s their Ponte Roma Double Stretch Knit — I can’t wait to cut into this one.

sewing cute summer shorts

Sewing Cute Summer Shorts

How do we achieve these criteria? One way is by sewing cute summer shorts; a few new pairs of shorts and your summer wardrobe will be runway ready!

cute tops for summer

Cute Tops For Summer

You can never have too many summer tops! Every year I make more and I still don’t have enough. Of course, every year I have to cull ketchup stained, hiking grimed, and sweat ruined tops and send them packing. Happily, I get to make new, pretty tops every year.

Simplicity Sewing Patterns Review For Spring

Sewing summer dresses can be quick and easy if you choose comfy, loose fitting, and unstructured patterns. You will be surprised at all the patterns you will want to try and the simple projects you can finish in a short timeframe.

McCalls Sewing Pattern 7912 Review

McCalls Sewing Pattern 7912 Review

The long shawl collar is the perfect spot to play with patterns, textures, and fabrics. You can add a complimentary print and carry it over to the patch pockets for a fun look.

How To Make a Pony

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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Book Review - Sewing Face Masks, Scrub Caps, Arm Slings, and More

Book Review – Sewing Face Masks, Scrub Caps, Arm Slings, and More

And just like many of us, Angie’s most important tool is her seam ripper! “I seem to need to use the seam ripper a lot so having a good seam ripper is also very important and makes the unpleasant task of fixing mistakes bearable.”