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DIY Halloween Costume: Meg Reveals her "The Dress" Costume!

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Well here it is, my finished Halloween costume! Is it blue and black, or white and gold? This was a fun costume to make, and I imagine a more fun costume to wear. It was a lot more work than I initially anticipated, but I’m so glad I stuck with it (I even had to run out to get more gold lace mid way through)! Read on to see more images and how I finished sewing my dress…

DIY Halloween Costume: Meg Starts to Sew her "The Dress" Costume!

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Hi everyone, I have made some good progress on my DIY Halloween costume! I think this dress has become a bit more work than I initially anticipated, but I am sticking with it and I am very excited for the end result. Last week I posted how I drafted my costume using our knit top and dress sloper (it is so great for making easy dresses out of stretch fabric). Check out the post to see how I started to sew my “The Dress” costume together…

Sewing Lesson: Asymmetric Dress 106 04/2012

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Check out our next sewing lesson for our Asymmetric Dress sewing pattern that debuted in this Monday’s On The Rocks pattern collection originally published in the April 2012 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this interesting dress, and how to style it for fall!

DIY Halloween Costume: Meg Starts to Make her "The Dress" Costume!

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It has been years since I actually sewed my own Halloween costume. Every year I am always commissioned by my friends to sew theirs and never have time to make my own… But not this year! At the beginning of the year when “The Dress” (black and blue or white and gold) was happening I was extremely fascinated and read all these articles about the science behind why people saw different colors and thought that it would actually make a cool costume for this year’s Halloween! So I decided to go with my original plan and make the dress costume. Read on to see how I drafted the pattern…

Sewing Lesson: Flared Dress 109 05/2015

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Here is an easy to follow sewing lesson for our Flared Dress sewing pattern that debuted in our California Road Trip pattern collection from the May 2015 issue of BurdaStyle Magazine. Check out all the great diagrams to help you sew this versatile dress and style it for cooler weather!

5 Tips for Steaming Garments

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Bring on the heat! Steaming garments is essential to getting out tough creases in fabric and making your garments look picture perfect. Check out our 5 tips for steaming your garments.

5 Tips For Working With Stretch Fabrics

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Interested in sewing stretch fabrics?

6 Reasons Your Sewing Machine Is Having Tension Issues

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If your machine is having what you believe are “tension issues”, it’s 95% likely there’s something wrong with your bobbin.

3 Hand-Sewing Techniques You Need To Know

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Master these, and you’re set!

How To Mark Your Hemline When Sewing

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A crooked hem can ruin an outfit. Here’s how to make sure yours is perfect…

Learn To Copy Your Clothes

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Our Copycat online course starts now!

The Sewing Studio And LoveSewing

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Welcome to the new home of LoveSewing and The Sewing Studio!

Tips For Sewing A Shirt Collar

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Do you want to sew a shirt collar that looks better?

Tips For Sewing Clothes That Fit You Properly

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Are you looking to have your sewn clothes fit better?

The Wonders Of Sewing Linen

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Sewing linen? Here are some things to know…

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