What do you choose? Pins VS Weights!
Switching up a pattern from a woven fabric to a knit fabric extends your pattern stash and makes you an intrepid fabric chameleon. Can you change a woven pattern to knit pattern, the short answer is absolutely.
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.
ometimes we need to alter a garment to get a better fit. IT can happen when we lose weight. Other times our sewing projects don’t quite measure up to our expectations. Or, you may purchase ready to wear clothing that you love and it needs a bit of fitting to make it more flattering. Simple alterations can help get the job done.
Have you gotten your free McCall’s 7948 pattern from Minerva yet? If you are liking the casual look of the current summer design filled with ruffles and easy wearability, you will love this pattern
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.
“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.
You can dress them up with your fabric choice and accessory styling or keep them low-key and everyday casual. Below is a list of 12 different types of skirts (and skirt styles) you should sew — I hope you find it inspiring.
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.
Perfect for hanging bows with alligator clips, this simple and easy project will have you looking for more bows to expand your collection.