If you are brand new to garment sewing, try out your wings with this project. Learn how to apply facings, make a simple square sleeve, create a self-belt with belt loops, and get some fussy cutting practice.
Turn standard off-the-rack T-shirts into something special with pockets, decorative stitching, inset panels, and cropping. It’s a fun and easy way to use up fabric and trim scraps to yield an instant wardrobe upgrade.
It’s the Summer Solstice, and sunny skies means it’s time to show a little leg! Try this flirty little fast and easy skirt in soft double gauze with an easy elastic waist and kicky bottom ruffle.
We love the look and creativity of handmade, but that doesn’t mean we never buy off the rack. Try these fast and easy ways to customize an off-the-rack cardigan with decorative elastics and fasteners.
Elastic shirring creates a wonderful stretchy texture. It occupies the space between the simplicity of gathering and the intricacy of hand-smocking. We cover the technique itself as well as several project ideas.
When budgets get tight, repairing and re-purposing is the way to go to extend an item’s life. We explore some innovative ideas for using iron-on patches for scarves, t-shirts, pillows, and… of course, jeans.
Soft receiving blankets and cute little hats are a classic combo to delight a new mama and daddy. If you are brand new to knits, we also link to our full Sewing with Knits tutorial for helpful tips, tools, and techniques.
Made entirely from soft, smooth flannel, this stunning poncho has the weight and drape of wool but without any of the scratchiness, so it’s perfect to wear around your face and neck. We selected seven amazing herringbone colors.
The “fantail” refers to the unique triangular back on our kimono, which is further accented by a tassel. It would make a wonderful lightweight summer wrap. The instructions also include the matching obi style belt.