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 04 Août 2020 

Lovely linen: the facts & 10 perfect styles

By  Meghan
Lovely linen: the facts & 10 perfect styles
Linen is such a great fabric for summer, truly unbeatable - especially when it's hot out. It dissipates heat very well, is breathable, and absorbs a lot of moisture! You would think linen is just associated with wrinkles, but when combined with cotton it is the ideal textile. Read on to learn more about sewing with linen and the perfect selection of patterns to use...
 04 Août 2020 

Sewing lesson: #110 silk tunic 07/2020

By  Meghan
Sewing lesson: #110 silk tunic 07/2020

Sew step-by-step: A lovely feminine tunic top with tie bands and pleats on the peplum. You can even extend this style into a dress! Read on to see all the steps top sew this boho pattern for the season...

Posted in: Magazine
 23 Juillet 2020 

Selection: Our Best Plus Size Skirts of the Season

By  Tiffany Soder
Selection: Our Best Plus Size Skirts of the Season

Skirts galore! Whether they are frilly and fancy or simple and sweet, this selection of tall size skirts has options aplenty. If you are looking to show off your legs and flatter your figure all the while staying unmistakably stylish, why not turn to these great trendy pieces?

 20 Juillet 2020 

DIY Tie dye hoodie

By  Meghan
DIY Tie dye hoodie

Tie dye is now an essential is ones home wardrobe and it's so easy to do yourself! All you need is a premade garment (like this hoodie) or some fabric yardage, a large bowl, textile dye, and elastic bands and you can recreate this look for less! Read on to see how... now just to sew up and tie dye a matching pair of sweatpants to complete the look.

 20 Juillet 2020 

Sewing lesson: #101 Button up skirt 05/2020

By  Meghan
Sewing lesson: #101 Button up skirt 05/2020

Oversized buttons and pocket flaps make this pencil skirt the it-piece of the season. To see how it's sewn from start to finish check out the sewing lesson to make this skirt using cotton fabrics with or without elastane.

Posted in: Magazine
 14 Juillet 2020 

MUST-HAVE: Ruffle Blouse

By  Meghan
MUST-HAVE: Ruffle Blouse
A lot, or just a few ruffles... Depending on your taste you can suit this top to your style. Sewn in cotton it's perfect for summer too. Read on to see the runway inspiration behind our latest trend pattern and how to wear it for day or night.
 14 Juillet 2020 

Fun and Floral : 12 flowery sewing patterns

By  Meghan
Fun and Floral : 12 flowery sewing patterns
It's all about the florals this season. Floral fabric can even elevated the most simple styles and transport you back to a summer feeling no matter what the time of the year. See our selection of top floral sewn patterns in this round up...
 06 Juillet 2020 

Sewing lesson: #101 Cotton Jumpsuit 06/2020

By  Meghan
Sewing lesson: #101 Cotton Jumpsuit 06/2020

Ready for summer jumpsuit style now? Our easy step-by-step instructions will help you finish up this garment for a summer outing - even if it's your first jumpsuit make.

Posted in: Magazine
 06 Juillet 2020 

Selection: 7 Looks to Wear to a wedding

By  Meghan
Selection: 7 Looks to Wear to a wedding
Even if wedding season is different this year, an intimate gathering may still be in full affect to celebrate a wedding - and if so, you still need an outfit to wear, and in case sew. Here are some of our favorite suitable options to make for a special occasion this season...
 06 Juillet 2020 

DIY TROPICAL SANDALS

By  Meghan
DIY TROPICAL SANDALS
Transform any scrap tropical fabric you have laying around into a stunning pair of sandlas you won't believe you made yourself! Whether for home or vacation, these DIY shoes are perfect for any warm weather occasion...