There are a lot of free dress patterns floating around the Internet (we even have a few, ourselves!), but nothing quite beats the satisfaction of being able to make your own dress completely from scratch, without needing to hunt down the exact pattern you need. Well hold on to your hats, because Elena from Randomly […]
Sewing clothes is a great way to save money and find a creative outlet.
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 […]
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 […]
We’ve already brought you a post about different types of skirts, so for today’s Tips and Tricks Tuesday, we’ll be discussing some of the most common types of necklines in women’s clothing and how to tell them apart! Once you’ve found the one that you think will be most flattering to your figure, you can […]
Learning how to sew retro-inspired clothing has become an indisputably trendy practice. The classic cuts, colors, and patterns define our conception of the lifestyle of any given era. Whether it’s the 1920s, 1940s, or 1950s, each decade’s style has now joined the ranks of what we call “vintage.” Today we’re pulling together classic dresses that […]
Many readers commented on the sewing problems post I wrote for the blog with questions and pet peeves about bobbins. A bobbin is the spool that holds your bottom thread, so it’s essential to have it working properly. Let’s explore some ways to troubleshoot issues and improve your sewing experience. Common Bobbin Problems Bobbin Keeps […]
As the weather gets colder, it’s no big surprise that people tend to prefer jeans, leggings, and comfy yoga pants over skirts and dresses. Tights can be a pain to deal with and your favorite summer dress doesn’t always look as stunning when paired with a sweater and boots. If you love dresses but hate […]