This guest post by Sempstress Rochelle Freeman tells the tale of a hat her husband loved, and the journey to replicate it. Read Part 1 here. Welcome back. If you missed part one or part two, of the Win, Lose or Draw, Flat Cap Sewing Tutorial, check those out. A little reminder, there will […]
Designed with ladies in mind this collection of sewing patterns for women includes everything from inspiration to tutorials on how to sew for women.
It’s Day 3 of #SpringIntoSewing week! Yesterday the temperatures were hovering near 60 here in Chicagoland and let me tell you, that felt good after a week of it being in the 30s and 40s. Lately every time we get a warm-weather day, it gets me daydreaming about my spring wardrobe (and how I haven’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 […]
It can be hard to figure out how to wear a dress in the winter when the temperatures are low, but if you’re looking for free dress patterns that are cold-weather ready, look no further than this Easy Maxi Dress DIY from The Sewing Rabbit! The three-quarter-length sleeves are just the thing for making a […]
It doesn’t get much sweeter than this Kate Spade-inspired Skirt Tutorial from Melissa Esplin. With spring on the way it’s never too early to start working on a DIY skirt pattern, and this one looks like a million bucks (but thankfully doesn’t cost that much to make!) If you’ve always wanted to learn how to […]
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 […]