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! ]

How to sew a summer dress   easy sewing tutorial

How-to Sew a Ladies Multi-Style Summer Dress

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! ]

Upcycled Summer Dress Sewing Tutorial by How Joyful

Upcycled Summer Dresses and Shirts – 9 Free Sewing Tutorials

 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! ]

twirly dress tutorial

Pattern and Sew an Easy Girls T-shirt Circle Dress

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! ]