In this free beginner-friendly video tutorial Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity shows us how to draft a very simple linen top for summer. Using just two measurements, this top is very easy to sew, no pattern drafting experience required! Lots to learn in this wonderful video! These tops are ideal for capsule wardrobes.
Lindsey Johns from Inside the Hem shares a fantastic video about sewing with lightweight spring fabrics. Tips for everything from cutting, pressing, needle sizes, stitch lengths, and more. Lindsay discusses sewing with rayon challis, linen, eyelet, rayon jersey, and seersucker…
Watch Holly Draney and Cindy Cloward of Riley Blake Designs, as they show us how to sew this farmhouse-style USA map pillow. This pillow was made with a natural linen background, coordinated with the Landscape Basics wood-grain fabric print and a light-weight fusible interfacing. A very easy…
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!
Featuring fresh spring garment sewing pattern collection reviews and impressions for 2019 from Inside the Hem!
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! ]
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! ]
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! ]
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! ]
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! ]