Welcome to Sewing For A Living! Master the art of sewing and turn your craft into a profitable business.

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Digital Sewing Patterns

Our patterns are carefully tested and come with detailed printing, cutting, and sewing instructions.

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A PDF sewing pattern for a dress in girls sizes 18 months to 14 years. Woven dress with a circle skirt, fitted bodice, and different sleeve options.

Clothing Design

How to design clothes with pattern drafting and sewing.

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design harem pants

Sewing Tutorials

Sewing tutorials on common alterations and repairs, sewing techniques, tips, and tricks.

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Pattern Making Lessons

Learn how to draft the basic slopers and how to make pattern adjustments.

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how to grade sewing patterns

Hello, and thanks for stopping by! My name is Daniela and I am a self-taught pattern maker and seamstress. I started this blog in 2015 when I became a stay-at-home mum of two lovely girls. Although I still get to work with clients for alterations and garment-making, it’s on rare occasions and I miss it.

Blogging keeps me in touch with what I love and allows me to interact with others with the same passion for sewing and fashion design.

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