Sew a classic tank top sewn in a linen cotton blend fabric.

Beginner Sewing: Sew a Summer Tank Top

Learn how to sew this simple tank top in this free sewing tutorial for beginners from Farmhouse on Boone. Basic sewing skills, and a yard and a half of fabric are all we need to start stitching this basic top.  These tops can be worn all year round in all climates as part of a layered … [ Read More at SWN! ]

FREE SEWING ePATTERN: St Tropez Scoop Neck

Sew this Summer Top in Soft Linen + Free ePattern

This top is designed by Laura at Sew Different, to be an easy-wear and easy-care comfortable top that will become a wardrobe staple, just as it has with Laura. You can adjust the scoop at the neck by adjusting the tucks. A nice soft flowy top, sewn in beautiful solid grey linen in this photo. … [ Read More at SWN! ]

plan b spring summer jacket sewing pattern

Spring and Summer Jacket | Free Sewing Pattern from PlanB

A free digital sewing pattern by Anna Evers of Plan B for an unlined jacket for warm weather months. This jacket was designed to be worn with Anna’s skinny leg pants that she also shares a free pattern to sew!  I have included a link to the pants pattern below as well.  Anna suggests stitching … [ Read More at SWN! ]

fibre and fabrics video series

Fibres and Fabrics Video Series with Verena Erin

The fabrics we choose for sewing and wearing garments, household linen, and accessories are very important. Fabric directly affects the comfort and performance of any garment we make.  How we care for our fabric also impacts the environment even more so than others, according to Verena Erin of  My Green Closet. Verena discusses the different textiles available, all with different looks, … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fabric Options for Making Kids’ Pajamas – by Linda A Levine + 5 Free Sewing Patterns

Fabric Options for Making Kids’ Pajamas – by Linda A Levine + 5 Free Patterns

Choosing a perfect pair of kids’ pajamas can prove to be a very perplexing task for sewers and for parents irrespective of factors like nationality or ethnicity. Comfort of the child is an aspect that no parent would consciously compromise on. To this effect, it is imperative for pajamas to be a comfortable fit, not to mention … [ Read More at SWN! ]