Tag Archives: sewing

Sewing the Perfect Tshirt: A Janome Tutorial

Memorial Day means that school is nearing an end and summer is starting!  And summer means flip flops, shorts, and T-SHIRTS! Everyone has to have a few great t-shirts for warmer weather.  There are so many great tee sewing patterns out there, not just mine; find a pattern with a cut that you like. And […]

Introducing our new Ambassadors!

Hi everyone! I’m super excited about our brand new ambassadors!  This is our first month working together and it was a BLAST!  To celebrate our new collaboration, I’ve teamed up with a few of the bloggers in the group to create our very first sewing blog tour-this one is called Back to School! Let’s take a […]

Take a peek inside an Eli Monster PDF sewing pattern!

There’s been discussion floating around the internet about quality PDF sewing patterns and what makes or breaks a good PDF sewing pattern.  I thought I’d let y’all take a peek at the inner workings of our patterns and see for yourselves what we put in to each of our designs.  This idea has been rolling around […]

Back to the Basics: Seams

Let’s talk about the most basic things in sewing:  Seams! Seams are what keeps the whole project together (pun intended).  Today we’re going to investigate what makes a great seam that does its job without drawing attention to itself (unless a conspicuous seam is a design element). Joining Seamlines:  Place your fabric edges together and […]

FREE Tropisch Dress Sewing Pattern!!!

Child wearing The Tropisch Dress Sewing Pattern

A staple of any summer wardrobe should be a simple shirt style dress.  Last summer we were in Alabama and everyone was wearing shift dresses.  A lovely woman we met while dining on schnitzel under a giant rocket explained that everyone wears dresses because it’s the least amount of fabric touching your body.  It’s resting […]