Sewing School Blog Posts

Machine Needles 101: Let’s get to the Point

Learn all about sewing machine needles and how to get the most as you sew.

The Ultimate Guide to Sewing Machine Feet

Sewing Machine Feet guide plus Allegro skirt button front hack!

How to Sew a Zipper

Learn more about how to sew a zipper!

Sewing with Woven & Knit Fabric

Woven and Knit Fabric: What’s the difference and how to use them as you sew.

Focus on Fit Blog Posts

How to move a bust dart – Focus on Fit

Learn how (and why) to adjust bust darts for your unique body.

What if I’m sewing between sizes?

A solution for those who measure between sizes on the size chart for sewing patterns.

How to take accurate measurements for sewing

How to take accurate measurements for sewing.

How to do a Swayback Adjustment

How to do a swayback adjustment – plus a cute hack for Willow Wrap Top!

How to do a Small Bust Adjustment

Learn how to create a small bust adjustment.

How to Lengthen or Shorten Patterns

How to lengthen or shorten your sewing pattern to fit your measurements perfectly.

Pattern Hacks & Techniques

Try out your fitting, hacking and sewing skills!