Sew an Easy A-Line Skirt

Sew an Easy A-Line Skirt

In this free video Alisa Shay from Thoughtful Creativity demonstrates how she drafts a very simple, yet versatile A-line skirt with an elastic waist, pockets in the front and back, and a cute belt accent. A very easy skirt to sew. Unlike a simple gathered skirt, a gathered A-line skirt does not add extra gathers at the waist – which is great, but you can still enjoy flared bottom of the skirt. No zipper!

Convert Your Old Jeans to a Denim Wrap Skirt from  Blueprint DIY

Convert Your Old Jeans to a Denim Wrap Skirt from Blueprint DIY

Angelina from BluePrint DIY shows us how to deconstruct a pair of jeans to create this sweet wrap skirt! Angelina shows us how to upcycle our existing clothing from our closet or the thrift store with a creative spin with eco-friendly, budget-conscious fashion sewing tutorials. Learn how to re-make and re-fashion garments to make your … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

To make a bias cut essentially means to cut the pattern piece from the fabric on a 45 degree angle to the straight grain so that the fabric will drape and contour with the shape of the body.  To put it simply – the fabric is cut on a diagonal angle rather than along a fold line.  Garments such as skirts, dresses, blouses and capes are perfect garments for sewing on the bias to achieve a beautiful drape! 

Gathered Tier Skirt Sewing Tutorial by Paige Handmade

Sew Easy Gathered Skirt for Spring and Summer with Paige Handmade

Paige from Paige Handmade shows us how she sews one of the simplest, easiest skirts you can stitch, but with one extra detail that elevates it.  This fun skirt with an elastic waistband and a gathered tier is so versatile and easy to wear – because it can be made in any length and with so many different fabrics…

Spring 2019 Garment Sewing Pattern Reviews and Impressions

Garment Sewing Patterns for Spring, Inspiration, and Impressions 2019

Featuring fresh spring garment sewing pattern collection reviews and impressions for 2019 from Inside the Hem!

capsule wardrobe sewing with alisa shay

15 Free Basic Sewing Patterns for a Capsule Wardrobe with Alisa Shay

  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! ]

Design and Sew a Sporty Skirt with a Comfortable Ribbed Waistband - Angela Wolf

Sew a Sporty Skirt with a Comfortable Ribbed Waistband – Angela Wolf

Watch this free video tutorial from Angela Wolf and learn how to convert an A-line skirt and turn it into a sporty skirt with a comfortable ribbed waistband. This is a great tutorial for beginner sewers.  Angela Wolf shows how to pattern-hack her Kate skirt pattern into a sporty style adding a ribbed waistband. You … [ Read More at SWN! ]