Asymmetrical Skort Sewing Tutorial

Sew an Asymmetrical Casual Skort for Summer with Annika Victoria

See how Annika Victoria constructs and sews these unique asymmetrical shorts (also known as a “skort“)  inspired by retailer MayKool’s summer shorts found here.  Annika is a 22-year-old molecular biology student from Australia who loves sewing and designing clothes! Through Annika’s blog and Youtube channel, she aspires to make science more fashionable, and the fashion world … [ Read More at SWN! ]

PinkChoclateBreaks DIY Asymetrical Skirt

How to Sew an Asymmetric Skirt + Alternate Elastic Waistband Technique – with Jocelina of PinkChocolateBreak

A free sewing video tutorial sharing how PinkChocolateBreak created this hot asymmetrical skirt with stretch knit fabric and a few sneaky folds!   You will need: fabric existing pencil skirt thread sewing scissors pins elastic for waistband sewing machine Check out the PinkChocolateBreak blog for more fashion and beauty tips: pinkchocolatebreak.com and subscribe to the newsletter here – http://bit.ly/1by8ara 5 free skirt … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Garment Construction: Learn to Fit a Dress Pattern + 4 Free Spring PDF Patterns

Garment Construction: Learn to Fit a Dress Pattern + 4 Free Spring PDF Patterns

“In her three-part Learn to Fit video series Melissa Watson, McCall’s designer and certified sewing instructor, uses the Palmer/Pletsch Tissue Fit method to show you how to successfully achieve a perfect fit with all of your patterns. This video addresses princess seams for a great fit in the bodice area using McCall’s pattern M6989 designed … [ Read More at SWN! ]

sew easy vest tutorial

How to Sew an Easy-to-Sew Reversible Vest / Waistcoat

Alison Lockley shows us how she sews an easy vest together with this free video tutorial! “This is a reversible vest/waistcoat. The pattern is made by drawing around an old shirt. It took me about three and one-half hours to sew – including feeding toddler mid-way through. If you took your time and used lighter and more … [ Read More at SWN! ]

DIY Chic Sweatpants - Garment Sewing Tutorial by pinkchocolatebreak

Three Easy Pant Styles to Sew – No Pattern Required!

Sew Chic Sweatpants! Sew chic sweatpants the easy way,  check out this free DIY tutorial using an existing pair of sweats that fit as your pattern.  You can subscribe to pinkchocolatebreak here! How to Sew Wide Leg Pants – EASY BEGINNER SEWING TUTORIAL “Super easy beginners sewing tutorial for my wide leg palazzo-style pants.” – Nadira037 “One trend that has … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Stephani Miller draping on Its Sew Easy

Stephani Miller’s Draping Lesson on It’s Sew Easy

Threads Magazine editor Stephani Miller offers a lesson on draping – a non-intimidating way to get the perfect fit on a skirt from straight to flowing. Draped Sewing Projects: Video: Sewing Tutorial: Draped “Curtain” Tank Top Photo: Drawstrings Skirt by Ciella Video: Sleeveless Draped Top Pattern Video: How To Lay Sewing Pattern Pieces On The Bias Album: Draped … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fitting Tips that will Change the Way You Look At Garment Construction

Fitting Tips That Will Change the Way You Look At Garment Construction

A Whiteboard Sewing Tutorial by Chris White demonstrates three tips for garment fitting, sewing and pattern making. “Let me know what questions you have about Pattern Making and maybe I’ll make a video answering your questions! You can also get my free PDF, The Handy Patternmaker’s EBook with updated links, showing you exactly what tools you need … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fifth Avenue – by Sew Chic Patterns

In the Studio with Laura Nash from Sew Chic Patterns!

FabricMart‘s In the Studio blog series features an interview with pattern designer Laura Nash from Sew Chic Patterns. Julie met with Laura Nash last September and had a fabulous conversation about her patterns, her typical work day, her inspiration, background and experience, and her favorite pattern! If you are a fan of vintage-inspired garments, you … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Shift Dress Drafting and Sewing tutorial

Shift Dress Drafting and Sewing Tutorial + SWN Summer Dress Sewing Projects

Sponsored by FabricMart If you want to sew a simple, basic, shift dress, this sewing tutorial by Elle Apparel is for you!  The classic shift dress is a versatile garment to include within your new summer wardrobe!   This basic, classic, comfortable, and timeless dress, will turn into your go-to garment.  Sew a more than one shift dress with this free … [ Read More at SWN! ]