For the very first time, April from coolripa patterns, cuts and stitches this lovely, cozy, long winter coat. Taking a pattern from an existing garment she feels is appropriate for her own sewing skills, she reproduces the coat with a super result. A collar, facings, lining, pockets, and buttons. April uses a Juki HZL-G Series sewing … [ Read More at SWN! ]
A quick sewing project for confident beginners! Instead of an intermediate structured raincoat project, this lined swing style coat makes a simple sewing project. Using the principles demonstrated in the tutorial, you can make this raincoat any size. Cotton laminate can go in the washer and dryer, or better yet – can be simply wiped clean. If you haven’t … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Whitney shows us how she copies her vintage sewing patterns that are beyond repair.
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! ]
FabricMart‘s In the Studio blog series features an interview with pattern designer Laura Nash from Sew Chic Patterns. Julie met with Laura Nash last September and had a fabulous conversation about her patterns, her typical work day, her inspiration, background and experience, and her favorite pattern! If you are a fan of vintage-inspired garments, you … [ Read More at SWN! ]