on the cutting floor Free Sewing Pattern: Lisa Top Thank you for stopping by today. This is my newest pattern: The Lisa Top. I initially thought it as a crop... Free Sewing Pattern: The Jeannette Dress Basic Sewing Machine Stitches This week I have some really fun basic sewing projects lined up! New to sewing? Today we're sharing four basic sewing machine stitches and what they are used for. These are the most common stitches that you'll want to learn. Here are some details about what each one can do... Basting Stitch This stitch is most commonly used as any temporary stitch that you plan to eventually rip out.
The 30 Minute $6 Dress Tutorial Guest post by Rachael at Talk 2 the Trees. The perfect dress is hard to come by. I like my dresses to be cheap, and long enough. Sixteen Point Star Quilt Block Pattern Examine the Sixteen Point Star quilt block and you'll discover several ways to assemble its patchwork. We'll sew the star quilt pattern using a combination of squares combined with half square triangle units (HST) and quick pieced no waste flying geese, making assembly a breeze. Breaking down the components in that way makes it easy to play with fabrics.
How to Make a Simple Bow These little bows are so simple and fun-- I make them all the time. They are so versatile-- you can wear them as shoe clips, hair clips, broaches, whatever you want! I've also attached them to headbands. D.I.Y. Wool Poncho We had some leftover wool at the shop, so Kinsey and I decided to experiment with it. We wanted to create a simple 1970s inspired poncho that could be made with only one yard of fabric. The best part about this project is that it requires absolutely no sewing and it can be done in 30 minutes!
Tips for Sewing Leather Hi there! Today I'm here to share some tips for sewing leather and a DIY of this cute little fringe purse... -As a beginner, it's best to start with the thinnest material that you can. Choose a leather, vinyl or suede that isn't too thick. Free Dress Patterns Featuring a list of free dress sewing patterns and tutorials, all with photos and links. Much of my early sewing has been thrifty – most of my fabric comes from the remnant and clearance bin at my local fabric shop, and many of the patterns have been self drafted or free patterns from the internet. It’s a great way to start out when you are learning and don’t want to invest too much in something that might turn out not quite as you are hoping ! So here you go with a big listing of FREE DRESS PATTERNS. At the time of publishing – 65 in all, but I will continue to add to the page as I find more. Hover over the picture to see the title – right click and open in a new tab to go to the pattern page while keeping this page open.