Afternoon

  • Sewing stretch fabric

    Sewing stretch fabric can be a somewhat daunting prospect, but it need not be difficult! I took on my first experiment with sewing stretch fabric r...
  • Pleated picnic skirt

    Sewing Pattern Review of Burda 02/2013 #133 For my latest creation, I tackled this Burda sewing pattern that I dug up out of the magazines I had.Al...
  • Things to make out of old t-shirts

    Here's a tutorial that will teach you how to turn a couple of old t-shirts into some fun and quirky cushion covers.1. For this tutorial, all you ne...
  • Dress-making without an official pattern

    Making a DIY dress pattern This is something I would never have attempted in the past, but have found to be rather exhilarating.I bought a beautifu...
  • Les Sylphides: make a Romantic tutu

    Sew a ballet tutu There are quite a few ballet tutu tutorials out there (say that 6 times, fast), but many of them teach you how to NOT sew a tutu....
  • Quick & easy cushion covers

    This is a great DIY project if you're looking to spruce up the living room. Measure up your current cushions, buy some fabric you like, a few zips ...
  • A bit of cheeky cross stitch

    This project was inspired by the fabulous Julie Jackson of Subversive Cross Stitch. Her designs combine the charm of cross stitch with a not-so-sub...
  • Shorts: part two

    Now that we have our pieces cut and overlocked from last time, we can begin construction!I'm going to focus on explaining how to sew the hip yoke p...
  • Shorts: part one

    PROJECT 1: sew a pair of shortsShorts Pattern #129Burda, February 2013Now to take on project number one, to sew a pair of shorts! I bought this fab...