Here’s a quick and easy pattern change that will let you use our Playtime Leggings sewing pattern and turn it into cute little playground shorts that can be worn under skirts and dresses.
family reunion peter pan collar tutorial
Here’s a guest tutorial on how to add a really cute Peter Pan collar to the Family Reunion Dress pattern. Thanks Masha!
color blocking 101
Color blocking involves a simple patternmaking step, and once you understand the process you’ll be able to add your own color blocking to customize your sewing.
how to: fabric-covered headbands
Here’s another easy idea for a hair ornament, and you can use your leftover bias strips to make them! I took some plain headbands and covered them with tubes sewn from bias strips. It took a couple of tries to …
felt bows: a free pattern and tutorial
Here’s a fun and free tutorial that will allow you to make cute felt bows.
customizing with oliver + s: raw-edge house applique
Raw-edge applique is about as fast and easy as applique gets. If you haven’t tried it before I think you’re going to like it because it’s a lot of fun and because you can do some seriously cute things with …
how to use a bias tape maker
Interested in making your own bias binding? Here’s how to do it using a bias tape maker.
how to make traditional bias strips
Liesl shows you the traditional method for cutting bias in this tutorial.
how to make continuous bias strips
Want to learn how to make continuous bias strips? You’ve come to the right place. This tutorial will show you how.
customizing with oliver + s: cross-stitching with waste canvas
Here’s a fun tutorial to show you how to add cross stitching as an embellishment using waste canvas.
customizing with oliver + s: “fancy pants” bloomers
Do you remember Shelley (a.k.a. Lightning McStitch) with that amazing Evel Knievel costume? Well, she’s back, this time with a really sweet tutorial for you. This time she’s here to demonstrate how she made these adorable ruffled bloomers using the Tea …
customizing with oliver + s: scalloped school photo dress
If you keep an eye on the Oliver + S Flickr group, you may have seen this dress show up a while ago. I think a lot of us sort of freaked out when we saw it. The idea to …
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