If anyone is in dire need of some apron patterns, it’s me. My kitchen looks like a tornado went off in it after I attempt a new recipe. Melted butter is spattered on the stovetop. A lone, uncooked piece of rigatoni is crushed underfoot. Somehow an egg has been pulverized over the countertop even though I […]
Enjoy these tutorials to learn how to sew clothing that will fit your body and your budget.
I’m quite sure you know this feeling: once upon a time, you owned a gorgeous, store-bought garment that actually fit perfectly. This is wonderful. What’s not so wonderful about it is that after wearing it all the time, it reaches this point where you really cannot wear it any longer! What to do? It isn’t […]
They’re some of the most disheartening events: the day you outgrow your favorite pair of jeans or lose a little weight and try to pull on a cherished shirt…only to find your arms are drowning in fabric! You don’t want to throw these items out, but you’re also not comfortable in them anymore. The awesome […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s usually hard to successfully incorporate usable pockets into a women’s shirt, but this Paulie Pocket Top from Lladybird manages to do the trick! Fashion meets functionality in this comfy and colorful top. A sewn shirt like this would be perfect for running a quick errand—no need to take a purse, just throw your essentials […]
High-low skirts are all the rage for the spring and summer—it’s a great way to get the flirty look of a short skirt while still preserving your modesty! This swingy, spring-y look is super easy to achieve with a little DIY action. If you know how to make a circle skirt, you’re already halfway to […]