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. Thanks for installing the Bottom of every post plugin by Corey Salzano. Contact me if you need custom WordPress plugins or website design.
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! ]