Elevate your sewing skills with patternmaking! Follow simple steps for drafting a dress pattern & take your sewing projects to the next level of amazing. Read more »
Create the ultimate fit! Learn the couturier secrets behind high-quality fit with tips & tricks for mastering the moulage sewing technique. Read more »
Tailoring garments to fit your own unique shape and size can seem like a daunting process, but this important skill is definitely within your reach. With a little bit of easy math and a few tools you can learn how to tailor a skirt. A simple skirt is a great place to begin, as there are usually only a few pattern pieces that need to be adjusted. Soon, you will have a skirt pattern customized just for you! Read more »
Start challenging yourself to add a new detail or finish to some of the garments you sew. Have fun learning new techniques while you expand your sewing toolkit, and at the same time learn to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind garments for your wardrobe. Here are a few ideas to get you jump started! Read more »
A lined, tailored jacket is a big project, but it's such a great addition to your wardrobe. Plus, tackling it in sections and taking your time can make it much more manageable, starting with the lapel. Let's go over a few steps to help you learn how to sew a lapel for the perfect jacket! Read more »
Interfacings are the bones of sewing any garment, so it's a must-know skill for any sewer. We'll review how to choose interfacing and how to interface a neckline to help you learn how to do it right and improve your sewing technique! Read more »
Designer distressed denim jeans have some hefty price tags, but you can create the same look with a few tools, a little elbow grease, and some creative flair.
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Save yourself some frustration and learn to avoid 10 of the most common sewing pitfalls. Read more »
Most of us love pockets for their functionality, and sometimes for their aesthetic appeal as well. There are two basic types of pockets for garments, with many variations within the two basic style: patch pockets and inside pockets. Let's take a look both of these and some of the variations for each. Read more »
Cowl necklines are both feminine and flattering to many different body styles, and are relatively easy element to add to an existing pattern for a simple top. If you already have a T-shirt or basic shell pattern that fits well, you are halfway there!
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