Posts Tagged "Sewing Design & Patternmaking"

8 Helpful Tips for Pattern Drafting

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in Sewing | Comments

Pattern Drafting Tools Are you dreaming of a pattern you can't find anywhere? Why not draft your own? It's easier than you think. Here are eight tips to get your started. Read more

Beyond the Big Four: Independent Pattern Designers

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Sewing | Comments

Beyond the Big FourIndependent pattern designers provide a variety of clothing pattern options beyond what you’ll find at the craft store. Discover some of the best pattern options available from these creators! Read more

Free Pattern Friday Sewing: Kids Pants Sewing Pattern & More

Posted by on Mar 22, 2013 in Sewing | Comments

Free Sewing PatternsIt's time for our Free Pattern Friday sewing feature! Discover a fresh batch of fantastic free sewing patterns to get you inspired for fun weekend projects, from kids pants to chic clutches, we have you covered! Read more

How to Add a Zipper to a Bias Cut Seam

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Sewing | Comments

Bias Zipper TutorialHave you had trouble with the bubbling that can occur from a zipper applied into a bias cut seam? If so, I'm here to show you a method to get rid of the madness. Fine-tune your zipper insertion with this step by step tutorial! Read more

Make Your Own Bias Tape in Any Size

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Quilting | Comments

Make you own bias tape.Watch this free video tip to learn to create your own bias tape. You can make it any size you like, and it's easy to do. Sarah Fielke, instructor of the online Craftsy quilting class, Big Techniques from Small Scraps, walks you through the very simple process, step-by-step. Read more