Posts by Christine Haynes

Christine Haynes is a Los Angeles-based sewing author, teacher, and pattern designer with her own line of sewing patterns – Christine Haynes Patterns – which are perfect for the vintage-loving modern seamstress. She has written four books, How to Speak Fluent Sewing (2015, C&T), Skirts & Dresses for First Time Sewers (2015, Barron’s), The Complete Photo Guide to Clothing Construction (2014, CPI), and Chic & Simple Sewing (2009, Potter Craft), and has contributed to other books, such as One Yard Wonders (2009, Storey). Christine’s articles have been published in Sewstylish, Sew News, Craftstylish, and Craft Zine magazines. She teaches sewing classes both in person and online, and has presented lectures and workshops at the American Sewing Guild Conference as well as the 2012–2015 Craftcation Conferences. Christine was a featured guest on seasons 2 and 8 of PBS’s Sew It All TV show, and her work has been featured in Threads magazine, the New York Times, the New York Post, the Los Angeles Times, Martha Stewart’s radio network,, LA Weekly, Daily Candy, and NBC’s Today Show, among others.

How to Sew Cloth Paper Towels

how to sew cloth paper towels

Want to do something good for your wallet and the planet? Sew some DIY cloth paper towels! Learn four different ways to sew up your very own!

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Tips for Making the Perfect Pillow Arrangement

how to make a euro sham

There are so many different pillows, and the perfect combination can make your bedroom decor look magazine-ready. We'll breakdown the different types of pillows, plus how to sew them, so you can get started making a stunning bedroom display!

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How to Sew Yoga Pants and Leggings

Sloan Leggings

Never buy yoga pants at the mall again! Get expert tips & tricks, so you can make a closet full of professional-looking leggings in any color or print.

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