Drawstring bags are easy to sew and can be used for many purposes from storing jewelry to bags for birthdays and holidays. One can be very imaginative in creating these bags from all different sizes to adding embellishments and one’s own style. With this step-by-step tutorial, you will learn how to sew a drawstring bag […]
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Summer is coming, and I’m loving the idea of transitioning from winter scarves to lightweight, summery cotton scarves. It’s easy to either make your own or transform a thrift shop purchase to sew your own accessories. These scarves are inspired by the Japanese shibori style. Shibori stems from Japan. It’s a technique which involves folding, […]
Easter is almost here! Your to-do list for the big day may already include finding the right treats for kids, tracking down some cute decorations, and squeezing in a haircut for everyone in the family. You’re already busy, but have you thought about what you and your daughter will wear this year? Don’t panic! Instead […]
It’s no secret I love to sew, and I particularly love to sew with recycled fabrics. This is for two reasons. One is cost—I live in the UK where fabric costs £14/meter, which is equivalent to $12/ yard. Secondly, because it’s kinder to our world’s limited resources to reuse where we can. One of my go-to […]
Spring is in the air, and that means one thing to sewists: the perfect opportunity for making some fabulous spring dresses, skirts, and more! One of the best reasons for making your own spring wardrobe is to avoid ill-fitting clothes found in stores; since every body is unique and beautiful, and since store-bought clothing isn’t […]
Red carpet season is in full swing and with the biggest awards just around the corner, what better way to celebrate all things Hollywood than with some gorgeous evening wear patterns? Evening wear can seem very intimidating to most sewists, but we promise these special occasion sewing patterns are the perfect way to embrace your […]