clothing alterations - sleeve and collar
Do you have some clothes in your wardrobe that stay there for years? You just don’t wear them because of a little detail you don’t like or some fit issues. But the fabric is too pretty so you just can’t let it go. Why don’t you alter it to your […]

Clothing alterations – sleeves and collar


new sewing pattern for girls
Description and features This girls sewing pattern is a bundle of two tunics and a pair of leggings. I’ve made countless variations of those “tunic and leggings” sets over the years and I believe this pattern can be of good use to any mom of girls. They are perfect for a […]

Girls sewing pattern – 2 versions tunic and leggings set


pattern testing girls sewing 2
This Pattern testing call has ended! I am so excited to announce this pattern testing call as it is our first one! Although all our patterns get tested carefully regarding fitting and sizing, I would love your feedback on sewing instructions, pattern descriptions and other features of the actual pattern. […]

Pattern testing call – Girls Tunic and Leggings Set



Change turtleneck into a crew neck 2
Changing the neckline shape is a very common clothing alteration. We get to make it every now and then. In a previous post, I’ve shown how to do it with the use of a binding tape. What way you are going to chose to alter the neck, depends largely on the […]

Change a turtleneck into a crew neck – another way


 You already know how to draft the basic pants pattern, or you might’ve bought one that fits great. But you want to add some variations in the design.  Who wants to make the impression that they wear the same pair of pants all the time?   So,   you ask […]

Clothing Design – How to Design Pants


how to remove machine oil from clothes 2
Follow my blog with Bloglovin The biggest nightmare of a seamstress is to remove machine oil stain on a finished garment. Or, even worse, on a client’s piece of clothing. I’ve had this experience quite often in my practice, once even on a prom dress. I usually work with industrial […]

How to remove machine oil or grease stains from clothes



draft harem pants
In a previous post, we already showed different options to draft the harem pants pattern from scratch. Our goal now is to show you how to design harem pants, by modifying a commercial pants pattern, or one you drafted yourself. Don’t be overwhelmed by how this sounds, this is another […]

Clothing design – design harem pants from a pants pattern


flare tunic free pattern 10
Description of the Free Tunic Pattern This is a Free printable PDF sewing pattern for the Flare Tunic Design. It’s simple but not boring and easy to make. Shaped and accented at the shoulders and flare at the waist and hips. This pattern is designed for knitted fabric. It can be […]

Free Tunic Pattern with detailed sewing instructions


ways to draft harem pants pattern
Harem pants and all their variations never seem to go out of fashion. They are a great project for beginners in pattern making and sewing. There are many different options to style those type of pants, and they can be approached differently when drafting. In this tutorial, I am going […]

3 Easy Ways To Draft a Harem Pants Pattern