Laura Nash
Craftsy Instructor


Laura Nash began sewing professionally for high-end stores and private clients as a young mother. When her children were all old enough to be in school, she began a degree in apparel design. Throughout college, Laura designed vintage-inspired gowns, and showed her garments at professional fashion shows all over the U.S. After finishing her degree, Laura started Sew Chic Pattern Company, where she creates gorgeous vintage patterns for wonderfully ... Read Full Bio »

Laura's Craftsy Classes


Sewing Vintage: The Flirty Day Dress

Learn how to sew a vintage dress complete with 1950's-era details. Vintage sewing expert Laura Nash guides you through pattern preparation and personalized bust and length alterations. Laura will be there every step of the way as you construct your timeless bodice with a lining, gathered sleeves and a contrasting trim. Then, sew your flared skirt with patch pockets, and gather it into your bodice before adding a waist stay and lapped zipper. Hand-finish your skirt in retro fashion by easing in the wide circle skirt hem in one simple step. As a bonus, you'll learn to create a custom petticoat that gives your skirt perfect vintage flair.

$19.99 $39.99

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Laura's Patterns

Sew Chic Funnel Hat

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Laura's Projects

The Spin Skirt
Classy and Chic
Easy Petticoat
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