Posts Tagged "Sewing Garments"

Design Your Own: How to Make Color-Blocking Patterns

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Sewing |

Color blocking is a great trend with staying power, one that is perfect for creating flattering shapes and adding a touch of brightness to any garment. It's easy to adapt an existing pattern to use multiple fabrics. Read on to discover helpful tips for successfully creating your own color-blocked pattern pieces.

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7 Ways to Upcycle Old Sweaters into New Accessories

Posted by on Aug 21, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

What are you gonna do with that pile of winter sweaters you want to get rid of? Donating is great, but consider trying to upcycle old sweaters before you haul them away. A sweater you never wear can be easily transformed into gloves, slippers, and other accessories that you can wear every day! Read on for upcycle project inspiration.

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How to Attach Lining to an Invisible Zipper With a Sewing Machine

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

When sewing the lining into a garment with an invisible zipper opening, many sewing patterns instruct you to hand sew the lining to the zipper tape on the inside using a slip stitch. It is usually possible to attach the lining to the zipper by sewing machine instead for a faster, stronger and cleaner finish. This post demonstrates how to sew the lining to to the invisible zipper of a garment without any hand sewing. Read more

How to Sew a Swimsuit You’ll Really Love – Part Two

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Sewing |

Check out part two of our swimsuit sewing tutorial where we will finish constructing your beautiful bombshell suit. So pull up a chair, pour yourself a cup of tea and get ready to look bombshell beautiful!

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How to Sew a Swimsuit You’ll Really Love – Part One

Posted by on Aug 16, 2014 in Sewing | Comments

No longer is sewing garments restricted to dresses, pants, skirts, and tops! More and more sewers are branching out into all of those unmentionables, including me. I've been sewing for over 30 years, and never once did I consider making my own swimsuit, until now. Be a bombshell: Read on to learn how to sew a swimsuit that fits and flatters your body!

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