Mire made some patterns adjustments to tweak the fit of the Classic and Recital Shirt patterns. Now she’s got three new shirts that fit her perfectly. The details are in this installment of our series, The Fitting Room.Read More
sew + tell: frozen dresses with the building block dress
Michelle’s daughters are two lucky girls. Their mom sewed these amazing Frozen-inspired dresses using The Building Block Dress book. The details are in today’s installment of our Sew + Tell series.
11 ways to hack a t-shirt pattern
T-shirts are quirk and simple to sew, as well as being easy to customize once you know how. We’ve rounded up 11 pattern-hacking tutorials to help you get the most out of your favorite t-shirt pattern.
9 pattern-hacking tutorials for pants and skirts
Stretch your pattern stash by learning to customize patterns with thoughtful details. We’ve rounded up nine pattern-hacking tutorials for skirts and pants today on the blog.
16 ways to hack a pattern
Learning to alter pattern details for your taste helps you get the most out of your pattern stash, and allows you to truly become the designer of your own clothes. We’ve rounded up 16 pattern hacking tutorials from our archives. Take a look and see what you can do to jazz up your favorite tried-and-true pattern.
a first foray into sewing for myself
After years of sewing for her daughters, Liz finally made something for herself: a beautiful Noord Sweatshirt that is sure to be a wardrobe workhorse. Read all about it in today’s post.
dream spring capsule wardrobe
Spring is here in the Northern Hemisphere, and Masha’s planned a dream capsule using Liesl + Co. patterns. Take a look and share your own sewing plans in the comments!
the fitting room: lyndsey’s fitzroy blouses
Lyndsey talks about how she fit the Fitzroy Blouse to her shape and showcases the pattern in two different fabrics, one drapey and one crisp. It’s the latest installment of The Fitting Room.
how to do a square shoulder adjustment
Mire from the Advisors Circle wrote up a tutorial for the way she makes a square shoulder adjustment on the Classic Shirt pattern. If you’re interested in fitting, you’ll want to take a look.
aimee’s quilted woodland cape
We’ve all sewn something that didn’t turn out the way we had hoped. Aimee didn’t let that get her down, and persevered to wind up with a garment she’s really proud of.
pattern mash-up: easton cowl-neck tee and kensington knit skirt
Jen mashed up the Easton Cowl-neck Tee and the Kensington Knit Skirt into a glam but comfy cocktail-ready dress. In this post, she walks you through her process.
asmita’s hollywood trousers: getting the perfect fit
Who would have guessed that Asmita was intimidated before sewing up this pair of Hollywood Trousers? They certainly look like the work of a pro. She’s got all the details in today’s blog post.
your projects: jan/feb
You have been busy sewing beautiful, bespoke items from our patterns. Here’s the next installment of the Your Projects, Our Patterns series.
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