Sew This Easy One Hour Turtleneck Top

Sew This Easy One-Hour Turtleneck Top

In this video from Thoughtful Creativity Alisa will be drafting and sewing a very simple and comfortable turtleneck for the upcoming fall and winter seasons. This top comes together in about an hour and requires just a little bit of drafting. NOTE: if you have bust/hips/waist on a larger size – double check the width of the pattern like mentioned in this tutorial. And if you have a bust on a larger side you might find it useful to make front pattern pieces longer at the high point shoulder than the back pattern piece. You can see how it is done in the knit bodice block tutorial here. This is a minor adjustment, so you will be finished in no time…

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! ]

Sewing machine basics

What is a Gusset and How to Include Them in Your Sewing Projects

  A very informative video showing us what a gusset is, how to draft one, and then sew it into your sewing projects.  –  kpolygirl85    DKNY Vogue 1250 More gusset sewing: Photo: Quilted Gusset Tote Photo: I heart Apples Tote Photo: Skirt Godet Added Photo: The Creative Carryall Blog Post: DKNY Vogue 1250 knit dress with center back godet in … [ Read More at SWN! ]