How to do a Full Bicep Adjustment

How to do a Full Bicep Adjustment

Hey lovely Seamstresses! I'm Sequoia, and I am back from SequoialynnSews. Today, I want to talk a little bit about sewing for the plus size or curvy body. A few days ago, I polled 10 awesome ladies...
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Holiday Ready With This Pattern Hack!

Holiday Ready With This Pattern Hack!

That’s how the Be Amazing and Sitting Pretty Top mash up came to be.  However, she wanted “a fancy something” at the neck so I finagled a little bit of a change on the collar to accommodate the fan...
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How to turn your Go Exploring Cardigan into a robe

How to turn your Go Exploring Cardigan into a robe

Today I decided to modify the Go Exploring Cardigan (affiliate link) into a robe for my daughter. She has been asking for a robe and I wanted to see if I could make it happen with a pattern I alrea...
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Circle skirt to Tree skirt

Circle skirt to Tree skirt

I have a new little tree that I got for my daughter but no tree skirt! I wanted to try and make it myself, and a certain big box fabric store is selling kits, but I didn’t want to pay the price of ...
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Change up the Fall In Love Sweater

Change up the Fall In Love Sweater

I've had the Fall In Love Sweater Pattern in my downloads for a while now, but had not had the chance to sew it up. Recently I finally made the sweater and it was love at first stitch. I love the f...
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How to upcycle an Unisex Beatbox Romper

How to upcycle an Unisex Beatbox Romper

First things first. Head over to Ellie and Mac to get the Unisex Beatbox Romper Pattern. If you have a large print or image on the shirt, you will get more of the print/image on the larger sizes. B...
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Get Inspired! 12 Unique Tie-dye Shirt Designs You Can Make Now

Get Inspired! 12 Unique Tie-dye Shirt Designs You Can Make Now

Tie dye can be a crowd pleaser for all ages. Gaining popularity in the free-spirited 1960s, it still has the hippie sentiment attached to it today. Times have changed, however, and the styles that ...
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How to create a boy's fall/winter capsule

How to create a boy's fall/winter capsule

Today I'm going to share with you how to create a boy's fall/winter capsule wardrobe using Ellie & Mac patterns. Capsule wardrobes are all the rage right now, and I personally love the idea bec...
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Turn the Be Rad Hoodie into a Dino Sweater!

Turn the Be Rad Hoodie into a Dino Sweater!

I'm going to blog about my latest creation for the youngest son: a dinosaur sweater that I made of The Be Rad Hoodie pattern (maybe a link to the pattern?), I’m gonna tell you how I did this so tha...
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How to Measure Yourself

How to Measure Yourself

One of the perks of sewing your own clothes is getting a custom fit! This is something you can’t get with RTW (Ready To Wear) because it is impossible for clothing manufactures to measure and cut f...
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Spice Things Up!

Spice Things Up!

So lets delve! I opted for the Sugar N’ Spice Poncho because of versatility. I am a mom of 4 and my youngest is still in a 5 point harness seat. So I have to think of convenience and what is easies...
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Tricks of the Trade: Recycling old materials for new use!

Tricks of the Trade: Recycling old materials for new use!

Part of having a sewist heart is not wanting any materials to go to waste. How in the world can you just trash a piece of fabric and not make it into a new wonder?? Today I want to show you a compl...
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Boys Fall Mini Capsule

Boys Fall Mini Capsule

Hey everyone! It’s Melissa again. I noticed that I seem to sew a lot for my daughter and decided that I would take some time to sew some clothes up for my son. I almost always lean toward clothes w...
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Easy gathering: Yarn Method

Easy gathering: Yarn Method

Easy gathering Hey Everyone, Kendall here again. I wanted to share with you something I found on gathering. If you’re like me, you love the look of a gathered skirt, but dread making it happen. I h...
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Sewing Basics: Easy Gather Method

Sewing Basics: Easy Gather Method

Sewing Basics: Easy Gather Method One of the basic skills of sewing is gathering. It adds fullness to skirts, sleeves, necklines, aprons and many more things. It also looks great on pillows, totes ...
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If You Aren't Ready To Take The Leap Into A Business, At Least Take Baby Steps

If You Aren't Ready To Take The Leap Into A Business, At Least Take Baby Steps

Starting a business can be intimidating.  You may be toying with the idea of selling something you make or offering the service of something you love to do that helps others.  No matter what your p...
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Some True Beauty sewing fun

Some True Beauty sewing fun

Hi there! This is Manda from sewingambi.wordpress.com. Today I want to share the True Beauty Dress with you. Last summer when the pattern released and I tried it on, it became a favorite to me! I l...
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Hemming 101: Traditional Sewing Machine

Hemming 101: Traditional Sewing Machine

Let’s be completely honest, who likes to hem? How many of us would prefer just to leave a raw edge, and call it done? I know a year ago when I first started sewing, learning all the types of knits ...
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