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.
Learn to sew knits with a twin needle. Once you start using a twin needle to sew knits, you will wonder why you didn’t start sooner!
Shopping on Etsy helps entrepreneurs who are supporting their families by following their true calling – #makers. Explore the gorgeous and unique handcrafted gifts in this Etsy gift guide for your canine fur baby. You will find that perfect gift and your new favorite Etsy Shop. Sewing With Sandi is a participant in the Awin,…
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.
My quick and easy DIY Minky Scarf video demonstration is up on YouTube! You will love wearing and gifting these super soft, super easy scarfs.
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.
Do you have sleeves on your sewing patterns that just don’t fit quite right? Or, maybe, you want a sleeve that is loose and flowy. This quick sewing class will demonstrate how to make a flutter sleeve. Sewing With Sandi is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and others, an affiliate advertising…
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
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 one up in a jiffy. Minky is an ultra-soft polyester fabric that comes in a variety of thicknesses, patterns, and textures. When paired with a beautiful cotton or another Minky, it makes a perfect blanket.
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…