After over 20 years of teaching sewing classes, one common question I hear is “What is a good sewing machine for me?” Since I purchased my first Brother sewing machine many years ago, they have always been my go to recommendation. New sewers are looking for a product that is reliable, offers a great value, and has state-of-the-art technology; the Brother CS6000i sewing machine is all that and more.
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.… Read more
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… Read more
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.
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.