In this free mini-course I will show you a few ways to teach children how to sew. I break down the strategies by age group, toddlers, little kids, big kids, and preteens. In the beginning stages you teach very basic skills. You slowly add in techniques and increase the difficulty of the task you are asking them to practice. I’ll… View Post
I have rounded up 26 styles of skirts to cover every letter in the alphabet and I tried to find a complimentary pattern for each. You’ll find that each skirt type has an example photo and a matching or similar pattern next to it. There are a few exceptions. Each photo has it’s source linked directly at the bottom of… View Post
The free #phPaletteCover sewing tutorial! Do you save all your fabric scraps? I do! Well, the potentially usable ones. My basic standard for my cotton scraps is a 3×3 inch square. If it is smaller than that it needs to have a cute print or something special. As I was tucking a scrap into my ziplock bag of little scraps… View Post
This technique for facing a split hem with a ribbon is so cool. A small length of ribbon makes a big impact. You can also use bias tape to do this too. Check out the video tutorial to see how it comes together. Happy Sewing!
When I first saw this rainbow striped bubble gauze I knew I needed to get some of it. I bought about 3 yards at Joann. I wasn’t exactly sure what I wanted to make with it, but I knew it had a beach feel to it. I looked through shirt dress patterns from several pattern designers and ultimately decided on… View Post