Pattern sewing for beginners doesn’t have to be overwhelming, a simple sewing project is best. With careful, step-by-step guidance, you can become an accomplished sewist. My heart is in teaching the craft of sewing, it is a fun place to express your personal style while exploring your creative side. Start with an easy sewing pattern and open up a new creative world. You will be making your own clothes before long and loving what you wear.
This Ultimate List of my favorite sewing supplies is a culmination of over 50 years (Yikes!) of sewing experience and trial and error.
It’s easy to make a wrap skirt when you need something in a jiffy. This how to make a skirt — quick wrap style sewing tutorial will get you out of the house with a new skirt in no time flat; no pattern needed. All you need is a length of fabric and elastic for the waistband and you can create your own fashion design with this simple skirt pattern.
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.
Cashmerette Patterns Concord T Shirt is a dream to sew up. The pattern is drafted beautifully, the sizing is perfect for a curvy girl, and everyone needs more Tee Shirts in their life. Check out my Concord T Shirt Sew Along to learn step-by-step how to perfect this little gem.
New sewing projects keep my studio humming along. I love pairing sewing patterns and fabrics together to make gorgeous garments. I hope you enjoy my Sewing Makes And Plans Volume 8 video and it offers inspiration for you to up your planned projects list.
This relaxed pullover dress comes in several styles with a loosely shaped skirt. The sleeve length variations give you lots of great options. I like sewing the new Simplicity pattern options. I think they have really stepped up their pattern drafting game
You will learn some great sewing techniques in this video:
Quick and easy pinning pleats
Add lining to a top that is unlined
How to craft beautiful slash pockets
Pattern hack to adjust deep V neckline
Inserting an invisible zipper
I am happy to introduce you to my new Bernette sewing machine. You can preview the unboxing video to see if this machine is right for you.
When you want to up your sewing game and take your garments from ‘big box store’ to ‘high end fashion’ adding couture sewing techniques can make it happen.
What’s next after reading the Sewing Book Review The Couture Skirt? How about a complete Chanel suit. Start with the skirt, work up to Chanel’s couture cardigan jacket, end up with an iconic Chanel suit. You will look stunni