A handy cheat sheet for matching your dressmaking patterns to the right fabric!  Achieving the perfect fit!   In Issue 38 of Love Sewing Magazinewe meet Lynda Maynard, known in the fashion design indu

Matching Sewing Patterns to Fabric

A handy cheat sheet for matching your dressmaking patterns to the right fabric! Achieving the perfect fit! In Issue 38 of Love Sewing Magazinewe meet Lynda Maynard, known in the fashion design indu Remarkable stories.

Tips for accurate fitting when dressmaking from sewing expert Lorna Knight

Tips to ensure an accurate fit from dressmaking expert Lorna Knight, author of Complete Dressmaking Skills.

Do you know what GSM stands for? Does choosing the correct fabric weight for your design leave you baffled? Check out this handy infographic to make understanding fabric weights a doddle!  advice design ethical fabric gsm heavyweight help infographic lightweight mediumweight roundup sewing weight

UNDERSTANDING FABRIC WEIGHTS: Do you know what GSM stands for? Does choosing the correct fabric weight for your design leave you baffled? Check out this handy infographic to make understanding fabric weights a doddle!

Big bad list of where to buy fabric online | a run down of the top places to find good fabric on the internet | Randomly Happy

Big, bad list of where to buy fabric online

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The ultimate Neckline Vocabulary

The Ultimate Neckline Fashion Vocabulary: I can do Scoop, V neck, off-shoulder, square, queen anne and cowl

Sleeve designs can be a little bit intimidating. Drafting them is kind of a science on its own, and it’s hard to imagine what shape you need to start with if you have no prior experience with patterni

Italian Classic Cotton-Viscose Blend

All About Sleeves Sleeve designs can be a little bit intimidating. Drafting them is kind of a science on its own, and it’s hard to imagine what shape you need to start with if you have no prior experience with patterning them yourself; trial and error i

All About Sewing Seams |  Need a refresher on the different types of seams at your disposal? Or maybe you’re starting out and doing research to better acquaint yourself with your machine and your project? This guide is here to help! Below is a list of some of the most commonly used types of seams and how you can use them, so you can get back to your project with the confidence and knowledge you need to make it the best you can!

50 Sewing Projects for Beginners

All About Sewing Seams Need a refresher on the different types of seams at your disposal? Or maybe you’re starting out and doing research to better acquaint yourself with your machine and your project? Below is a list of som

Exclusive Measuring Tips for Dressmaking from Chinelo Bally

Love the lines for the "freehand fashion" cover! Exclusive Measuring Tips for Dressmaking from Chinelo Bally

This blog post gives you 10 common sewing mistakes that make your garment look homemade, which is not a good thing. HANDmade doesn't have to look HOMEmade. Sew clothes you'll be proud to put your name on by eliminating these 10 mistakes.

10 Sewing Mistakes That Will Make Your Clothes Look Homemade

10 common sewing mistakes that make your garment look homemade, which is not a good thing. HANDmade doesn't have to look HOMEmade. Sew clothes you'll be proud to put your name on by eliminating these 10 mistakes.

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First of my DIY Wedding series! Doesn’t it look like a space skirt? I made 3 dressforms – one for me, and one of each of my bridesmaids. PRO: Since I’ve made dresses for myse

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