girls shrug pattern free
Description of the Girl's Shrug PatternThis is a Free printable PDF sewing pattern for a Girls Shrug Design. I make a lot of those for my girls for spring/autumn season so that they can wear sleeveless tops throughout the warm days and put something on in the chilly mornings and […]

Free Girls Shrug Pattern

how to enlarge jeans
In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to enlarge jeans at the waist. You can use this fix to enlarge the hips as well if you need to.Here I have a pair of jeans that I need to upsize at the waist area. I’ve been using different […]

How to enlarge jeans at the waist and hips

repalce a zipper
In this tutorial I am going to show how to replace a zipper on jeans and pants with a fly. You can follow the same steps no matter if the fly is top stitched with one or two lines of stitching.In this example we are working on a pair of […]

How to replace a zipper on jeans

how to make a pattern for sleeves
In this post, I am going to show you how I draft a sleeve pattern for the basic bodice sloper for knits that we’ve learned how to draft in the previous post. You can use this tutorial to draft a sleeve pattern for any sleeveless pattern for knits that you […]

How to draft a sleeve pattern for knit fabrics

how to draft a bodice for knits
In this post I am going to show you how to draft the basic bodice pattern for knits, as well as try to explain how to use it and modify it for different types of knits.Do I need to draft a bodice for knit fabrics or I can use my […]

How to draft a bodice pattern for knit fabrics

stretch percentage of knits
What is stretch percentage of knit fabrics?Stretch percentage is the amount of stretching of knit fabrics. Knowing the stretch percentage of knit fabrics is essential for pattern drafting for knits, as well as sewing with knit patterns. You can find the skill of measuring the stretch percentage very useful when drafting […]

Pattern drafting for knits – stretch percentage

What is sewing ease?In patternmaking and sewing, ease is the difference between your body measurements and the finished garment measurements across the body. Sewing ease is essential for a nice fit of the garment. It allows the body to move in the garment, so that you can sit, turn around […]

Sewing ease – how to add it to patterns

non-separating zippers
There are many types of zippers on the market. It can be confusing when you try to pick the most appropriate for your sewing project.But,If you are interested in clothes and home decor, there are just a few to know. I am using them 99% of the time and I […]

Types of zippers – what you need to know

Description of the Tulip Dress PatternThis is a printable PDF sewing pattern for Tulip Dress Design. ​The Tulip dress pattern is for an elegant jersey knit dress with an oversized skirt and fitted bodice. This design is appropriate for both small and big sizes.This dress pattern is designed for knitted […]

Tulip Dress Pattern – Women Sizes