When you spend so much time working on a handmade garment, you want to maximize how you can wear it. Melanie from the Advisor’s Circle is sharing how she adapted the Rush Hour dress to be convertible. With this modification, she can wear the dress two ways!
tutorial: how to make a digital inspiration board
A new season is approaching, and it is time to start putting together sewing plans. Lyndsey is discussing how to create digital inspiration boards using free online tools.
lyndsey’s enmore dress
We love the drama Lyndsey added to the Enmore Halter Dress with a simple pattern alteration. She is sharing the steps she used to create the look.
tutorial: classic shirt to tiered dress
We love the tired shirtdress that Mire made from the Classic Shirt pattern. She has provided a tutorial on how she altered the pattern to meet her vision. Check out this easy pattern hack. She liked it so much she sewed two!
tutorial: how to add bra cups to a shelf bra
Lyndsey has joined us to share a tutorial for adding bra cups to a shelf bra. See how she made the change for shaping and modesty to wear her Tribeca Knit Cami with confidence!
how to do a small bust adjustment
Neha from the Advisors Circle wrote up a simple, clear tutorial for a small bust adjustment. If you typically find that sewing patterns are too large in the bust, this easy but effective technique will help you attain your best fit.
tutorial: how to sew a double-welt pocket with button loop
A double-welt pocket is an eye-catching detail to add to your handmade garments. A button-loop adds even more flair. Shelley’s showing you how to do it in this post.
three reasons to split your sleeve into two pieces
Liesl has three possible reasons you might want to divide your sleeve pattern into two pieces, with a video tutorial to show you how!
how to narrow or widen a trouser leg
Ever wanted to narrow or widen the legs on your favorite trouser pattern? In this video tutorial, Liesl shows you how to do it.
tutorial: convert a knit top pattern to maternity
Looking to sew maternity clothing for yourself or a loved one? You don’t need a special pattern! This tutorial by Nicole walks you through adjusting almost any knit top for maternity wear.
pattern mash-up tutorial: verdun woven t-shirt and classic shirt
Mel’s clever combination of the Verdun Woven T-Shirt and Classic Shirt patterns makes the perfect summer top. She’s written up instructions so that you can make your own.
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.
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