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! ]
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! ]
Isn’t this dress pretty? This free casual dress sewing pattern by Sew Vera Venus is designed specifically for knit fabrics. This comfortable knee-length dress features wrap-over pleats, a circle skirt and 3/4 length sleeves that you can wear all year long. If you need to grade your mock-wrap dress, Sew Vera Venus suggests this free Quick … [ Read More at SWN! ]
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! ]
This is a very good video for anyone who wants to know about cutting and sewing on the bias, as well as how to make one of the easiest garments ever – that also offers a multitude of style variations with simple ties. Stitchless TV explains why it is best to cut certain pattern pieces … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Joy of How Joyful transforms this short sleeve button-down shirt into this sweet summer dress. A thrifted oversized button-down shirt to start with: Joy Kelley is a creative Industrial Designer from the Universidad de Chile by degree. Check out Joy’s blog to see how she deconstructed the shirt and then constructed and sewed the dress together. Joy made excellent use of all … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Melanie from the Crafty Cupboard shows us how she sewed this pretty dress for little girls. Upcycling an existing t-shirt, and using some fabric , a beautiful “Twirly Dress” is born. The bottom half of this dress is actually a very simple circle skirt with a serged bottom hem. If you need some extra help calculating … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Learn how to sew with Anna Maria Horner using her free dress epattern for babies. The free pdf pattern and instructions are available on Janome America’s website at janome.com to download and print! Try Craftsy Unlimited, watch everything free!