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Sew Mama Sew! Introducing my new Show! — MADE Everyday, with Dana. I’ve been keeping a big secret for a while now…… I have a new show!

introducing my new Show! — MADE Everyday, with Dana

Yes! A sewing, DIY, step-by-step, video-with-episodes kind of show! It’s called MADE Everyday. And we’re gonna make cool things, using everyday items. Here is our first episode! If you love our Basic Tee tutorial and free pattern, this is the perfect trifecta. Stay tuned for more MADE Everyday TV coming soon, which you can always watch here, or subscribe to our Youtube Channel for updates. Ruffle Flower Scarf. I took a couple of my favorite projects and combined them into something for me.

Ruffle Flower Scarf

After all that creating over Christmas for other people, it was fun to make something for myself. Not that I don't enjoy creating for others, of course. I'm sure you know what I mean. I sewed two long strips of white knit fabric together, one on top of the other, using the method from my tiered ruffle skirt tutorial. I didn't baste them together first because I wanted to stretch the fabric as much as possible when I sewed the edges to make the ruffles. The flowers are made the same way as the ones from the ruffle flower leggings. Here I am wearing it. How to Make a Pattern from a Favorite Garment. 101 Sewing Tutorials for Summer! Top Sewing Tutorials From Mother Huddle. The Mother Huddle Top Sewing Tutorials Hey friends!

Top Sewing Tutorials From Mother Huddle

I am working on a complete index for the sewing tutorials broken down by category. I thought I would start with the most popular and go from there! The Fat Quarter Pillowcase Dress Custom Laptop Bag, Or Any Size Bag/Sleeve With This Tutorial (ipad?!) Bracelet Purse With Free Pattern Twirling Whilst Standing Still Skirt in 2t, 3T, and 4T Simple Tied Comforter With A Faux Piping Technique Central Park Swing Coat – Free Pattern Simple Pieced Throw Pillow Cover Ruffle Chiffon Flower Clips with a great ruffling technique Buttoned Up Throw Pillow Gathered Neckline Sweater Dress Hanging Fabric Baskets Salt Pouches For The Shower Or Bath Pleated Apron With Built In Hot Pads Hanging Fabric Baskets Or Pockets ~ You can make them any size Ruffle Cuff Pant Legs Easy Sweet Summer Top ~ All you need is a chest measurement!

Super Cool Boys Belt. Lots Of Best Sewing Tutorials. Alina's Adventures sew everything A P indicates a printable tutorial or pdf pattern.

Lots Of Best Sewing Tutorials

An F indicates a personal favorite. Sewing Tutorials & Patterns - Small Projects. My Pattern Fitting Secrets. I have picked up a handful of fitting hints I should not keep secret!

My Pattern Fitting Secrets

Sewing should be FUN. That is why we buy and use Lutterloh. Why not master some great ways to fit your patterns? When you think about fitting a garment the first thing to consider is:"what does everything hang off of? " Starting at my head my next widest part is my shoulders. My handy tool is a tracing of my neck and shoulders. This is the paper tracing. Let's start with getting the shoulder correct. 1) Collect a piece of paper wide enough and long enough to capture a tracing of your shoulder and neck. 2) Make a straight line down the center of the paper. 3) Tape the piece of paper on the wall at a level you can stand at and easily be traced fromStand so you are in the middle of the center line. 4) Have someone trace you by holding the pencil straight up. Have your helper put a nice big dot at your neck just as it turns to your shoulder (where a neckless chain would rest) and then at the peak of your shoulder. 1. 2. 3.

Seven Essential Sewing Skills. Tasia from Sewaholic and Sewaholic Patterns wows us with her incredible style and sewing skills.

Seven Essential Sewing Skills

Her blog is one of our favorite daily reads! Have you seen all of the gorgeous versions of her Lonsdale Dress out there on Flickr, Pinterest and your favorite blogs, all sewn up this past summer? Tasia inspires, and teaches along the way too; she is a fabulous resource for sewing techniques and more on her blog. We asked for some of her favorite tips for essential sewing skills and she shares them here today. How to ruche - free tutorial on ruching a classic 3-dimensional flower. The Not-So-Nerdy Way to Hem Jeans. I’m in need of some shorter-inseam jeans to wear with comfortable shoes for walking I’ve been doing around campus.

The Not-So-Nerdy Way to Hem Jeans

I have avoided hemming what I have because hemmed jeans look so nerdy. I remembered hearing a friend say she only buys jeans at the Buckle because they hem jeans for free and keep the original hem. (Hem, hem, hem, any synonyms for this?) I did some googling around and found some references to this technique, so I thought I’d give it a try. Drafting & Patterns.