Sewing Q&A at Sewing With Sandi
All your sewing questions answered!
Sunday, June 26th, 9:00 a.m.
he simple art of getting the hip curve of your garment at the spot where you body’s hip curve resides can be achieved in a few short steps. Let’s get started with learn to sew – hip draping.
There are lots of easy sewing patterns on the market, perfecting your beginner sewing skills. Choose a sewing project that says “Easy” on the pattern, has simple lines, and is something you will like.
Wow- where have you been all my life? This is the most comfy pattern – okay, it’s really just pj’s, but…
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…
I can draft patterns, and you can learn too, however, when we start with a commercial pattern we like, why reinvent the wheel — or in this case the garment. The tools we need in our sewing tool box is a pattern we love and the knowledge of how to manipulate it to fit our body. That’s what you will find below.
I can’t count the times a sewist comes to me with a project and proudly displays a box of her grandmother, auntie, or mom’s sewing thread. You know that precious sewing box that holds all the latest tools and thread colors from the 1950s! Think about what has been happening to that thread all these years. It has aged, deteriorated, and is no longer state-of-the-art construction material.