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!Read More
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.
the fitting room: lyndsey’s lisboa walking shorts
Lyndsey shares how she applied a new pants fitting method to the Lisboa Walking Shorts pattern. While several methods are available for fitting pants, stitchers still find the task challenging. The new method that Lyndsey is trying in this post gets results faster, taking the fear and frustration out of the process.
belgravia knit dress + bento tee mash-up
Melanie, a member of the Advisors’ Circle, is sharing a mash-up of two of her favorite patterns. We love how she created a casual version of the Belgravia by using the Bento Tee for the bodice.
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!
the fitting room: enmore full bust adjustment
Lyndsey demonstrates how to use a full bust adjustment and dart manipulation to add fullness to the Enmore Top without adding a dart. The result is a fantastic fit and great look for this pattern.
the fitting room: lyndsey’s camp shirt
Hello, everyone! I am Lyndsey Stanfill, and I am sharing how I adjusted the Camp Shirt sleeve pattern to add cap-height. Assessing cap-height fit When sewing the muslin for my Camp Shirt, I had a great fit in the bodice …
tribeca teen swimwear
Erica used the Tribeca Knit Cami pattern to make a swimwear top for her teen daughter by using swimwear fabric and adding cups for modesty.
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!
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