How to Sew a Sharp Vneck (video)

How to create a crisp vneck

The perfect vneck can be a long sought after feat. Today I’m sharing my tips with you on how to get a crisp V every time.

I’m using our Harvey Vneck pattern in my example.

{ 0 comments }

How to Print a PDF Pattern Using Layers in Adobe Acrobat

How to Print a PDF Pattern with layers using Adobe Acrobat

If you sew with PDF patterns you are likely aware of the growing trend to provide patterns that use layers. Today we’re going to give you a step-by-step on how to print a pdf pattern with layers if they are an option with your pattern.

[click to continue…]

{ 2 comments }

Bethioua Raglan PDF Pattern Elle Puls

Bethioua Raglan PDF

When the Winter pattern collection went up on IndieSew I was once again sorely tempted. The tours and example sews that roll out are always beautiful, stylish, fit nicely, and well photographed. ALL of the temptation to pattern shop.

[click to continue…]

{ 3 comments }

Fur Baby Bonnet

baby bonnet see kate sew pattern

Baby bonnets continue! I have had a small amount of fake fur left over from some trapper hats I made a winter or so back that I couldn’t part with. With spring snow falling I found just the perfect way to use up my left over fuzzy fabric, a new spring hat!

[click to continue…]

{ 1 comment }

Testing: The Leona Sweater

leona black

We are happy to announce that we are accepting applications for testing for the Leona Sweater.

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

Pixie Hat a See Kate Sew Pattern

Pixie Baby Bonnet Pattern See Kate Sew

I’ve struggled to get a hat that fits nice and snug to baby’s ears. Most hats that provide actual warmth seem to start sizing around 12 months. Not helpful. I’ve been stop gapping with hand mades, we’ve been blessed with relatives that knit. Now that we are swinging into spring I’m looking for lightweight, still warm-ish, hats that block the wind.

Enter the Pixie hat. The new See Kate Sew pattern is a super quick sew.  It also is just small enough to be a great spot to use knit scraps.

[click to continue…]

{ 2 comments }

Pippa Dress for the Spring

Pippa Peplum with circle skirt

There are a few patterns that remain staples in the sewing cycle, and the Pippa peplum is one.

[click to continue…]

{ 3 comments }

Cecilia Dress- Free Pattern and tutorial

cecilia dress pattern and tutorial

The Cecilia tee has been a staple in our house since last summer, though we’ve been making long sleeve versions this winter. Thankfully we’re in the thaw and it’s time to plan a summer wardrobe. What better fit than a Cecilia dress! This is designed to follow the style of a RTW that she has worn thin.

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

Fashion Doll Tulle Skirt Tutorial

DIY Barbie Tulle Skirt

Today I’m sharing a quick tutorial for a fun addition to the doll clothes bucket. Our princesses and Barbie were in need of some “fancy” clothes and I had a whole bunch of scrap tulle lying about.

DIY Barbie Tulle Skirt

[click to continue…]

{ 2 comments }

I Heart You a Baby Quilt

Heart Quilt, Baby Quilt

I’m as guilty as the next pinner on Pinterest. So many projects, so many boards, so many pins. But when I saw this pin in my feed shortly before Valentine’s day I knew I needed to make this one! The Pin I was inspired by was actually inspired by another quilt, and I’ve seen others since then so I’m happy to add mine the heart quilt collection!

Heart Quilt, Baby Quilt

[click to continue…]

{ 3 comments }

sidebar-birdimage