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Best sewing books as recommended by our readers

Here are some essential reading and the books that every sewer should have on a shelf in their sewing room. If nothing else, a shelf fu… continue reading

Vintage envelope zipper pouch – print your own fabric

Two PDF files for a vintage envelope to print on fabric and sew your own vintage envelope zipper pouch. Front and back supplied, or use… continue reading

How, when and why to clip seam allowances

If you have ever read instructions from a sewing pattern which included any curved seam, you’ve certainly been asked to “clip (or notch)… continue reading

Things to sew for eating outdoors – National Picnic Week!

Picnic blankets, first aid kits and wine bags, whatever you could dream of for your picnic, there’s a tutorial here for you. Bring your… continue reading

15 Cutest Free Dress Patterns for Little Girls

These dresses usually take little time to sew, take little fabric and the result is sooo sweet! So, with summer approaching fast, I sele… continue reading

Jeannette Dress Pattern

Daniela Gutierrez
Hi, this is my new pattern The Jeannette Dress. It features a semi fitted color block dress with flared raglan sleeves. The pattern in… continue reading

23 Tote Bag Templates

You'll love these beautiful tote bag pattern, tote bag design tutorials, and even tutorials on how to make a tote. E… continue reading

How To Sew An Oversized Sleep Mask

Today I’m sharing a simple pattern for an over-sized sleep mask – perfect to block the world out for a quick nap or while traveling!… continue reading

Use Decorative Elastic Tutorial

Denise Knapp
This tutorial shows you how you can achieve a different on a garment by using decorative elastic. This example shows a cute and simple r… continue reading