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Craig's Blouse Sewing Pattern Review

Craig’s Blouse Sewing Pattern Review

Craig’s Blouse has soft gathers in the front that replace the bust darts. The gathers offer a comfortable fit with a soft, floaty feel. The gathers are easy to make and seem to be more fit forgiving than a bust dart. Plus it’s a nice addition to your wardrobe options.

Christian Siriano Spring Sewing Inspiration

Christian Siriano Spring Sewing Inspiration

Bring on Spring and Summer! There are lots of amazing runway showstoppers that we can translate into ready to wear from our sewing room. Below are three highlighting runway creations from Christian Siriano Spring Sewing Inspiration. Sewing With Sandi is a participant in an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to…
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How to read the back of a sewing pattern

How To Read A Sewing Pattern Envelope

The first step in getting your garment sewing off on the right foot is to read the back of the pattern correctly. In this post, how to read the back of a sewing pattern envelope, we will explore the details listed and how to interpret them.

Jag's Woven Yoga Pants Pattern Review

Jag’s Woven Yoga Pants Pattern Review

Jag’s Woven Yoga Pants Pattern Review Jag’s Woven Yoga Pants by Silhouette Patterns is a relaxed, pull on super comfy pant. What Makes This A Great Pattern With eight pattern pieces (seven if you eliminate the back patch pockets) you can have a relaxed fit, business casual pant that is perfect for running errands, working…
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Wool Coat Upcycle

Wool Coat Recycle

Refashioning an old wool coat can be intimidating. You are taking apart something you may need. I took my 1980’s full length, big sleeved, velvet collar winter coat and transformed it into a leather and girrafe accented, casual yet dressy, car coat.

Vogue Patterns V1638 Review

I found a new Vogue skirt pattern that is actually new and interesting; V1638 hits the mark. It’s high waisted, asymmetrical, and pretty. I hope you enjoy this Vogue Patterns V1638 review and you try this skirt. Travel With Sandi is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed…
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Vogue V9330 Wide Turtle Neck Sweater

I love a great Vogue Pattern, they incorporate classic design lines with stylish, modern twists and Vouge V9330 Wide Turtle Neck Sweater fits the bill.

Vogue Pattern V9305 Review

When I saw it in the Vogue Pattern Magazine, I couldn’t wait for it to be released. Once I had the pattern, I had to search for a fabric that would work for the top.

Simplicity Pattern 8657 Misses’ Caftan with Options for Design Hacking

Wow- where have you been all my life? This is the most comfy pattern – okay, it’s really just pj’s, but…

Sunny’s Dress Review from Friday Pattern Company

Sunny’s Dress from the Friday Pattern Company is the item for the month.  It was my first Friday Pattern Company pdf and overall I was happy with the results.