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! ]

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! ]

Nylon & Dress Tulle Fabric – The Differences + Tips, Tricks and Video Tutorials

Nylon & Dress Tulle Fabric – The Differences + Tips, Tricks and Video Tutorials

Tulle (English pronunciation: /tuːl/ tool) is a lightweight, very fine netting, which is often starched. It can be made of various fibres, including silk, nylon, and rayon. Tulle is most commonly used for veils, gowns (particularly wedding gowns), and ballet tutus. The name comes from Tulle, a city in the southern central region of France. … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Waterfall Blouse - Free PDF Sewing Pattern from So Sew Easy

Waterfall Blouse – Free PDF Sewing Pattern from So Sew Easy

I really love the way this ruffled blouse looks here, I’m hoping it turns out similarly when I sew it together.  I’m using solid royal blue knit fabric.  You could also sew this asymmetrical top as a beach cover up or a dressy t-shirt to wear that’s a little more eye-catching.  This is a unique and versatile blouse that would take you both from day … [ Read More at SWN! ]