Sewing School Blog Posts

How to Sew with Sequins

How to sew with sequins on the Serenity Sweater from Love Notions PDF patterns.

How to Make Your Own Bias Binding with Oakley Vest

Hi all, I'm Ilse and you can find me as Sewsewilse on my blog and Instagram. Today I'm here to chat with you about bias binding. I hope this will be a good resource for all the bias binding related topics. Not only do you use bias for clothing but if you are making...

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

7 Easy Steps for a Full Bicep Adjustment

Learn how to make a Full Bicep Adjustment in this quick tutorial – featuring the Constellation Pullover.

How to make a Shoulder Slope Pattern Adjustment (with Compose Robe)

How to adjust the shoulder slope with the Compose Robe.

How (and why) to make a muslin for pants

Learn how and why to sew a muslin for fitting pants.

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.

Pattern Hacks & Techniques