Spring and Summer T-shirt Sewing Inspiration

Spring and Summer T-shirt Sewing Inspiration

How to Sew a T-shirt – withwendy Watch Wendy sew this nice basic t-shirt using cotton knit fabric and an existing t-shirt for a pattern.  Wendy also shows how the same steps to construct the t-shirt can be modified to create a different fit across different bodies.   Sew a Simple T-Shirt Dress with Cheri Heaton and Martha … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Spring Garment Sewing 2016 at Sew Whats New

Spring Garment Sewing Inspiration 2016

Spring and Summer fabric hauls, pattern features, fabrics, and free garment sewing tutorials! More Spring sewing inspiration can be found at: Video: How to Sew a Mini Spring Dress – Recycling a T-Shirt Video: How to Sew a Layered Tube Dress for Spring and Summer Blog Post: SPRING/SUMMER DRESS ENSEMBLE Topic: How to Sew a … [ Read More at SWN! ]

TaylorHeart Designs + Jolie Hart Adaptive Clothing Designs for Girls

TaylorHeart Designs + Jolie Hart Adaptive Clothing Designs for Girls

An inspiring feel-good news story about a sewer and garment designer who has developed, and now sews a line of clothing for girls with complex health care needs. Canadian designer Taylor Byrom retails her functional and unique clothing line Jolie Hart at Etsy, combining a beautiful style and wellness into each design. Byrom launched her girls adaptive clothing line … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Shweshwe Fabrics – The Denim or Tartan of South Africa

Seshweshwe is a printed fabric widely used for traditional Sotho (South Africa & Lesotho) clothing. Originally dyed indigo, this fabric is manufactured in a variety of colors and printing designs characterized by intricate geometric patterns.  Due to its timeless popularity, shweshwe has been described as “the denim, or tartan, of South Africa”.  From Wikipedia, the … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Syrian Seamstresses Sew and Send Help Home

Syrian Seamstresses Sew to Send Help Home and Support Their Families

  Published by Al Jazeera English on Jan 4, 2016 A group of Syrian women in Turkey have set up their own factory to produce garments for families still in Syria. Read More: http://aje.io/SyrianClothesFactory   Embed from Getty Images More related sewing news: 10-Year-old Uses His Allowance to Design, Sew Clothes for Homeless Sewing donations a way … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Glam Up Your Old Sweaters with These 4 DIYs

Glam Up + Upcycle Your Old Sweaters With These 4 DIY’s!

By elizabethg September 28, 2015 “Don’t throw that old sweater away! Sure, it may have a hole or two. Yes, it’s probably tighter than the last time you pulled it out. But just because you can’t wear it doesn’t mean it‘s useless.”

Floor Length Cardigan Sweater Sew Along! - with MimiG + 12 More Cardigan DIY's

Floor Length Cardigan Sweater Sew Along! – with MimiG + 12 More Cardigan DIY’s

An EASY modification to a commercial sewing pattern to create a floor-length cardigan sweater with knit fabric by MimiG.  For fabric links, suggestions, discount code and pattern info go to http://lowpricefabric.blogspot.com. More cardigan sewing tutorials and projects at SWN: How to Sew a Cocoon Shawl Cardigan Thrifty Autumn Sewing: Upcycled Peplum Cardigan Sweater Video: How … [ Read More at SWN! ]

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Sew a Fun Racetrack Dress or Halloween Costume with PinkChocolateBreak

Using her Brother DS140 sewing machine, Jocelina of PinkChocolateBreak shows us how she stitched this hot racetrack dress for Halloween! “Halloween is right around the corner so I want to create something special for this occasion. Last year I gave it a try but since it was last minute, I didn’t really nail it when … [ Read More at SWN! ]

How to Sew the Mimi G Cape and or Coat for Fall - Simplicity Pattern 1016 - Free Video Tutorial

How to Sew the Mimi G Cape and or Coat for Fall – Simplicity Pattern 1016 – Free Video Tutorial

Follow and sew along with Mimi G as she shows you how to sew this stylish and fashionable cape from Simplicity pattern 1016. In this easy-to-follow sewing tutorial, you will be making shoulder tabs, carriers, inserting lining, making pleats, and more. Get Simplicity pattern 1016 here. Pattern and Garment Description: Cape/Coat by Mimi G sized for miss … [ Read More at SWN! ]