Asymmetrical Skort Sewing Tutorial

Sew an Asymmetrical Casual Skort for Summer with Annika Victoria

See how Annika Victoria constructs and sews these unique asymmetrical shorts (also known as a “skort“)  inspired by retailer MayKool’s summer shorts found here.  Annika is a 22-year-old molecular biology student from Australia who loves sewing and designing clothes! Through Annika’s blog and Youtube channel, she aspires to make science more fashionable, and the fashion world … [ Read More at SWN! ]

PinkChoclateBreaks DIY Asymetrical Skirt

How to Sew an Asymmetric Skirt + Alternate Elastic Waistband Technique – with Jocelina of PinkChocolateBreak

A free sewing video tutorial sharing how PinkChocolateBreak created this hot asymmetrical skirt with stretch knit fabric and a few sneaky folds!   You will need: fabric existing pencil skirt thread sewing scissors pins elastic for waistband sewing machine Check out the PinkChocolateBreak blog for more fashion and beauty tips: pinkchocolatebreak.com and subscribe to the newsletter here – http://bit.ly/1by8ara 5 free skirt … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Stephani Miller draping on Its Sew Easy

Stephani Miller’s Draping Lesson on It’s Sew Easy

Threads Magazine editor Stephani Miller offers a lesson on draping – a non-intimidating way to get the perfect fit on a skirt from straight to flowing. Draped Sewing Projects: Video: Sewing Tutorial: Draped “Curtain” Tank Top Photo: Drawstrings Skirt by Ciella Video: Sleeveless Draped Top Pattern Video: How To Lay Sewing Pattern Pieces On The Bias Album: Draped … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fitting Tips that will Change the Way You Look At Garment Construction

Fitting Tips That Will Change the Way You Look At Garment Construction

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! ]

Little Black Dress PDF Sewing Pattern from So Sew Easy

Your Next Little Black Dress – Free PDF Sewing Pattern from So Sew Easy

This easy to sew Little Black Dress sewing pattern by Deby Coles of So Sew Easy features lace, net, mesh, or chiffon overlay. The bodice is lined and lining the skirt is optional. Gentle lines and easy construction with a darted bodice, and a straight skirt with small pleats. There is an invisible side zipper. Your lace … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Fabric Mart

FabricMart’s July Giveaway Value Over $100! + How to Sew a Simple Layered Skirt

Enter for a chance to win! Enter to Win FabricMart’s Co-ordinating Assortment Giveaway!   This July give-away is valued over $100 and offers eight pieces of matching stretch poly, the Perfect Pair SAF-T-POCKETS  pattern #2008, and four spools of matching thread.  Saf-T-Pockets Patterns specialize in patterns perfect for travel wear. They have optional pockets built into the … [ Read More at SWN! ]

polka dot refashion skirt to shirt sewing tutorial

Refashion a Skirt into a Dressy Tee

Miss P refashioned a simple gathered skirt into a dressy t-shirt you could wear anywhere. Skirts are a great source of fabric for refashioning! This sewing tutorial shows you what to keep, and what to cut, how to cut, and how to sew it back together. Those thrift store skirts now have much more to … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Star Spangled Skort - Free Sewing Pattern

Star Spangled Skort – Free Sewing Pattern + 5 More Patriotic Sewing Projects

  Little girls sizes 2t – 4t will love this fun Star Spangled summer skort (a skirt combined with shorts) that you can sew for Independence Day with this free sewing pattern from Peek-A-Boo! Sew up a Patriotic Goody Bag with this free sewing tutorial to go with her skort.   Get the Pattern 5 More Patriotic Sewing … [ Read More at SWN! ]

twirly dress tutorial

Pattern and Sew an Easy Girls T-shirt Circle Dress

Melanie from the Crafty Cupboard shows us how she sewed this pretty dress for little girls.  Upcycling an existing t-shirt, and using some fabric , a beautiful “Twirly Dress” is born.   The bottom half of this dress is actually a very simple circle skirt with a serged bottom hem.  If you need some extra help calculating … [ Read More at SWN! ]