Watch Gertie sew the Harlow Pajamas

Watch Gertie Sew the Harlow Pajamas: + FREE Beginner Sewing Pattern!

The Harlow Pajamas are a simple beginner sewing project and they make wonderful gifts. Simple to sew! Seven pattern pieces for a high-waist and comfortable wide-leg, sash and belt loop for a cinched look. Mix and match your fabrics.

Gertie shows us how she stitches these simple pajamas in her full FREE video tutorial!

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No Pattern Needed - Sew Easy Linen Summer Tops with Alisa Shay

No Pattern Needed – Sew Easy Linen Summer Tops with Alisa Shay

In this free beginner-friendly video tutorial Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity shows us how to draft a very simple linen top for summer. Using just two measurements, this top is very easy to sew, no pattern drafting experience required! Lots to learn in this wonderful video! These tops are ideal for capsule wardrobes.

Convert Your Old Jeans to a Denim Wrap Skirt from  Blueprint DIY

Convert Your Old Jeans to a Denim Wrap Skirt from Blueprint DIY

Angelina from BluePrint DIY shows us how to deconstruct a pair of jeans to create this sweet wrap skirt! Angelina shows us how to upcycle our existing clothing from our closet or the thrift store with a creative spin with eco-friendly, budget-conscious fashion sewing tutorials. Learn how to re-make and re-fashion garments to make your … [ Read More at SWN! ]

fashion sewing trends spring 2020

Fashion Sewing Trends for Spring 2020

Spring 2020 arrives with a huge burst of change for the whole world and fashion is no exception. This video playlist covers the spring sewing pattern lines for many of the popular pattern companies such as McCalls and BurdaStyle. See what’s new and what trends are hot for this spring and make your own fashion sewing plans!

Sewing Winter Clothes - Free Tutorials and ePatterns

Sewing Winter Clothes – Over 20 Projects for a Cozier Winter

Over twenty different sewing projects for winter garments and accessories from some of the very best sewing personalities online. Recommendations for free patterns…

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Sew a Twist Top and Harem Pants with Zoe DIY

Learn to sew a front twist top developed from a very basic pattern! Zoe DIY shares another fabulous set of sewing video tutorials for sewing a casual twist top and harem pants. Comfortable garments and a fun sewing project using two-way stretch fabric. Twist Top Sewing Tutorial: Advertisement Learn to sew harem-style pants developed from … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Vogue Simplicity McCalls Fall Garment Sewing Pattern Reviews and Impressions for 2019 - Inside the Hem

Fall 2019 Garment Sewing Pattern Reviews and Impressions – Inside the Hem

Lindsey from Inside The Hem shares her first impressions and reviews of all of the garment sewing patterns from Vogue, Simplicity and McCalls for autumn 2019…

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

To make a bias cut essentially means to cut the pattern piece from the fabric on a 45 degree angle to the straight grain so that the fabric will drape and contour with the shape of the body.  To put it simply – the fabric is cut on a diagonal angle rather than along a fold line.  Garments such as skirts, dresses, blouses and capes are perfect garments for sewing on the bias to achieve a beautiful drape! 

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Garment Renovation with Evelyn Wood

The concept of re-styling and re-fashioning garments is actually not new.  Evelyn Wood shares amazing vintage sewing literature that clearly describes how “garment renovating” has been used and has evolved over time…