capsule wardrobe sewing with alisa shay

15 Free Basic Sewing Patterns for a Capsule Wardrobe with Alisa Shay

  Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity shares fifteen free sewing patterns for a basic capsule wardrobe that you can make yourself with beautiful fabrics.  Alisa also offers some very good suggestions for altering, lengthening, shortening, and customizing these basic garments to suit your own style, the seasons, and your budget. Make sure you subscribe to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a Shirt Yoke with the Burrito Method - Stitchless TV

Learn How to Sew a Shirt Yoke with the Burrito Method – Stitchless TV

This garment sewing technique, demonstrated by Tree from StitchlessTV, is ideal for creating a clean, professional finish on the inside of your #memade shirts.   Watch the free video to see how this is done:       More at SWN:                        Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!

4 Fabrics to Make the Perfect Pair of Shorts

Fabrics for Making Summer Shorts with Inside the Hem

Watch this free video to learn about four different fabrics that Lindsey from Inside the Hem, recommends for sewing your next pair of favorite #memade shorts!  Shorts are worn just about everywhere and sewn with a variety of fabrics. Woven fabrics such as twill, bottom-weight, mid-weight, denim, chambray, challis, rayon, cotton duck, cotton dobby, and … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Design and Sew a Sporty Skirt with a Comfortable Ribbed Waistband - Angela Wolf

Sew a Sporty Skirt with a Comfortable Ribbed Waistband – Angela Wolf

Watch this free video tutorial from Angela Wolf and learn how to convert an A-line skirt and turn it into a sporty skirt with a comfortable ribbed waistband. This is a great tutorial for beginner sewers.  Angela Wolf shows how to pattern-hack her Kate skirt pattern into a sporty style adding a ribbed waistband. You … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sew a classic tank top sewn in a linen cotton blend fabric.

Beginner Sewing: Sew a Summer Tank Top

Learn how to sew this simple tank top in this free sewing tutorial for beginners from Farmhouse on Boone. Basic sewing skills, and a yard and a half of fabric are all we need to start stitching this basic top.  These tops can be worn all year round in all climates as part of a layered … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Grow Along Sewing Patterns for Kids

$ave Money Over and Over with “Grow Along” Sewing Patterns for Kids

Getting the very most for your money when it comes to kid’s clothing is as important as the books they will read and the games they will play while wearing garments sewn to last. When my babies were little, they wore incredible clothing sewn by their grandmothers, who were/are proficient sewers in their own right.  … [ Read More at SWN! ]

The Jordy Bralette Sewing Project with Emerald Erin

The Jordy Bralette Sewing Project with Emerald Erin

The Jordy bralette is a classic triangle-style bralette that every gal needs. Offering  a classic shape and wide band the Jordy offers super chic support and comfort for everyday. The Jordy bralette pattern comes with three options: A simple all-fabric version, a classically beautiful lace overlay version and, a foam-lined version for a little extra coverage for everyday! Sizes: 26D – 26FF, 38B- 38E   Watch the free video tutorial with Emerald Erin: More from SWN:        Nursing Sleep Bra: The Tutorial (with pattern) Rosy Bra Sewn Out of An Old Curtain by Annele Isomäki 3 new comfort bras in … [ Read More at SWN! ]

April Showers - Learn How to Sew a Raincoat with Pretty Prudent

April Showers – Learn How to Sew a Raincoat with Pretty Prudent

A quick sewing project for confident beginners! Instead of an intermediate structured raincoat project, this lined swing style coat makes a simple sewing project. Using the principles demonstrated in the tutorial, you can make this raincoat any size.  Cotton laminate can go in the washer and dryer, or better yet – can be simply wiped clean.  If you haven’t … [ Read More at SWN! ]

plan b spring summer jacket sewing pattern

Spring and Summer Jacket | Free Sewing Pattern from PlanB

A free digital sewing pattern by Anna Evers of Plan B for an unlined jacket for warm weather months. This jacket was designed to be worn with Anna’s skinny leg pants that she also shares a free pattern to sew!  I have included a link to the pants pattern below as well.  Anna suggests stitching … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Shirt Makeovers from MondbergTV

Shirt Makeovers – Upcycling Shirts Video Series from MondbergTV

  Seven free sewing videos and seven styles from Lara at MondbergTV!  Lara inspires us and demonstrates how she transforms a simple shirt into a one-of-a-kind garment.  Going south to escape winter and want to take some unique tops to enjoy the sunshine in?  One of these seven sewing videos is sure to give you a few … [ Read More at SWN! ]