Wear a Mask!

Materials Needed: 2- 9 inch x7 inch- 100% Cotton Rectangles (Quilting Cotton is best, with different patterns) 1 -1inch x  40 inch knit strip 1 Pipe Cleaner Iron Pleats- You will create 2 separate pleats. Create the pleats by pinching and folding about 2 inches and 3 inches down from the top. The pleats must [...]

The winner’s guide to PDF patterns

The winner’s guide to PDF patterns

By Elaine- Lainee Makes Hello, It’s Elaine from LaineeMakes here, delighted to be doing a guest post for Seen and Sewn.  I feel like I'm always hearing people lamenting prepping PDF patterns as something that makes them want to gouge their own eyes with their paper scissors. While it has to be said it is [...]

Parker Peplum Tiered Dress Hack – Upcycled

Parker Peplum Tiered Dress Hack – Upcycled

By Kate from Sewing from Scratch Me Made May taught me quite a few things, one of them being that there are a few pieces in my wardrobe that just don’t fit in. They either don’t fit right, aren’t comfortable or the style just isn’t me. This romper, while I still LOVED it, just wasn’t [...]

Testing the Carolina Cami- August 1st-14th- Testing Application

Testing the Carolina Cami- August 1st-14th- Testing Application

Alrighty, its time again for another Test. Testing will take place Saturday, August 1st-14th . I will email all patterns and instructions that morning by 10 am Mountain Standard time. Garment Description- The Carolina Cami is a faux wrap camisole with a wider spaghetti strap and a slight v-neck back, suitable for a layering piece [...]

Simple Hack, Big Impact

Simple Hack, Big Impact

By Kate from Sewing from Scratch Most of us sewists are always looking for ways to stand out, wear unique garments, and express our beautiful selves through our wardrobe. Pattern designers have given us great starting points with their products, but what about when you’re bored with everything you’re sewing and want to add a [...]

No Pattern Needed: Side Split Cap Sleeve Top

Supplies Needed: 1 yard woven fabricTape MeasureThreadFrench Curve or French Curve Ruler Template Directions Print off the French Curve Ruler found here if you dont have one. You will download it just like any other pdf pattern. You can paste it to poster board if you would like it to be more sturdy or you [...]

Sewing a Neck Binding inside your T-shirt

Sewing a Neck Binding inside your T-shirt

By Melissa Evans- Mahlica Designs Hi there, it's Melissa from mahlicadesigns. I'd like to share with you a fun way to dress up the insides of your favorite tees with the added bonus of making it easier to tell the front from the back when you're getting dressed. A neck and shoulder binding is the [...]