Fabric 101: All About Silks

Fabric 101: All About Silks

Watch this video from Fabric Mart and learn more about different fabrics made from silk, what to sew with them, and how to care for your silk fabric accessories and garments!   Learn to how to sew and work with silk, or silk like fabrics that are slippy and troublesome. We will share tips and techniques on … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Little Black Dress PDF Sewing Pattern from So Sew Easy

Your Next Little Black Dress – Free PDF Sewing Pattern from So Sew Easy

This easy to sew Little Black Dress sewing pattern by Deby Coles of So Sew Easy features lace, net, mesh, or chiffon overlay. The bodice is lined and lining the skirt is optional. Gentle lines and easy construction with a darted bodice, and a straight skirt with small pleats. There is an invisible side zipper. Your lace … [ Read More at SWN! ]

The Little Red Hens Hooded Play Cape - Free DIY + PDF

The Little Red Hens Hooded Play Cape – Free DIY + PDF {+ Tips for Cutting Slippery Fabric}

Lynn Harris of The Little Red Hen  shares her pattern and a description of how these versatile play capes for kids go together.   These capes don’t have to be sewn with slippery fabrics.  You can create them using winter fleece, athletic fleece, or any woven fabric that is warm enough for your little one and has some … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Gretchen Hirsch demonstrates the hairline seam for sewing with sheers on It s Sew Easy   YouTube

Gretchen Hirsch & Hairline Seams for Sewing with Sheer Fabrics

Gretchen Hirsch demonstrates the “hairline seam” for sewing with sheer fabrics while explaining the “how’s” and “why’s” when sewing with sheers. This sewing technique creates a beautifully finished garment.       Blouses and Tops Sewn by You at SWN: Empire Waist Blouse Pattern – Free PDF by Craft Habit