Category: sewing

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How To Sew A Swing Dress That Fits

I love a great swing dress. I especially love a maxi length swing dress. They are easy to wear, a breeze to sew, a simple to fit. I’m going to share with you how to sew a swing dress that fits

Make Your Own Minky Blanket

Make Your Own Minky Blanket

The Minky blanket craze is here to stay. This soft, faux fur fabric is coveted by cuddle bugs everywhere. It’s easy to make your own Minky Blanket, you can whip it up in a jiffy. Minky is an ultra-soft polyester fabric that comes in a variety of thicknesses, patterns, and textures. When pair with a…
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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 Organize Your Sewing Patterns

My envelope patterns (maybe I’ll tackle my .pdfs next – Yikes) were in multiple boxes with random pieces floating out of the envelopes. I could never find the pattern I was looking for and I forgot how many great patterns I have.

Sew Rag And Bone Spring 2020

Find patterns, fabrics, and accessories to help you creat the look, inspiring you to sew Rag and Bone Spring 2020 Ready to Wear creations.

How To Make An Easy T-Shirt Pillow

How To Make An Easy T-Shirt Pillow

This project is super easy and will get your kids involved creatively while using math skills. The side benefit is it will up your recycling game, clean out your closet, and add to your home decore.

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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Sew A Baby Sherpa Cape

5 Best Sewing Books For New Sewists

Learning to sew is hard! You need to figure out what to make, what to use for fabric, and how to make it. That doesn’t even include how to use your machine!

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.

Sew Marc Jacobs Spring 2020 Trousers

What’s on your sewing table for spring? Take inspiration from the top designers Ready-to-Wear Collections and make them your own. Sew a high end look for a fraction of the price.