Sewing Blog

Free Sewing Tip #1: How To Line Knit Pants

By Stefanie Japel
It's a bummer when your favorite comfy and cute pants turn shapeless and ugly. Sandra Betzina from Power Sewing has just the solution: sew in a lining to add warmth, get rid of moisture, and keep those pants looking great! Read more »

Trend Alert! Vintage Looks are Inspiring Sewists

By Stefanie Japel
Clothing trends tend to follow fashion trends, so it's no surprise that vintage-inspired sewing is totally in! From bombshell dresses to sassy librarian blouses, take a look at what the wonderful crafters in the Craftsy community are making in regards to all things vintage. Read more »

Meet LouLou, One of Our Wonderful
Craftsy Sewing Pattern Designers

By Stefanie Japel
Stefanie Japel, our very own Craftsy instructor and staff member, interviews Tracy Platt, the creative force behind LouLou James, a wonderful independent sewing designer! LouLou James is queen of maternity sewing patterns, and offers insight and inspiration into her creative process in this fun interview. Read more »

Craft Wars: Let the Battle Begin!

By Craftsy
Craft Wars is a super fun new show on TLC that we've been hearing about for weeks. We were so eager to see what this televised craft competition had in store that we figured many of you had to be, as well! Thankfully Craftsy team member Katie is here to recap the very first episode for us and let us know what this series is going to be all about. Read more »