A free video sewing lesson from Evelyn Wood. Evelyn Wood shares five methods for tracing sewing patterns to create your own copies while keeping your original sewing patterns and sizes intact and uncut. Extra time is needed to trace your pattern pieces, but there are some very good reasons to trace your pattern rather than cut into it. Pattern tracing lets you to maintain the original pattern pieces. Tracing allows sewers to use a pattern more than once and in more than one size. Tracing the sewing pattern lets you to keep the printed pattern intact in case you need to make any fitting adjustments. Pattern wear is another reason to trace your patterns. Tracing allows you to have the other sizes available for use. Whatever your reason, you will be glad you traced your pattern(s) to keep and use over and over…
Spring 2020 arrives with a huge burst of change for the whole world and fashion is no exception. This video playlist covers the spring sewing pattern lines for many of the popular pattern companies such as McCalls and BurdaStyle. See what’s new and what trends are hot for this spring and make your own fashion sewing plans!
Lindsey from Inside The Hem shares her first impressions and reviews of all of the garment sewing patterns from Vogue, Simplicity and McCalls for autumn 2019…
Cargo pants are trending this season and you can sew your own with Mimi G’s new Simplicity S8889 view B. In this free video tutorial, Brittany walks you through each step to sew these casual pants. Easier sewing than you think!
Sponsored by: FabricMart Fabrics – today: $3.99 Jersey Knits, $9.99 Dupioni & Shantung, Sue’s Pick today is $5.99 Wool/Polyester Blend Coating Eryn from Style Sew Me shares her free video tutorial for grading sewing patterns. Eryn recently had to grade a garment pattern in order to make something for her daughter using a pattern that was too … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity shares fifteen free sewing patterns for a basic capsule wardrobe that you can make yourself with beautiful fabrics. Alisa also offers some very good suggestions for altering, lengthening, shortening, and customizing these basic garments to suit your own style, the seasons, and your budget. Make sure you subscribe to … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Getting the very most for your money when it comes to kid’s clothing is as important as the books they will read and the games they will play while wearing garments sewn to last. When my babies were little, they wore incredible clothing sewn by their grandmothers, who were/are proficient sewers in their own right. … [ Read More at SWN! ]
Whitney shows us how she copies her vintage sewing patterns that are beyond repair.
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! ]