LAST CHANCE!

pattern anthology

The final day to get 40% off the Pattern Anthology 8 Days a Week sewing pattern collection is today! Run over to Pattern Anthology to get your copy! Here’s what you get: These patterns will truly help you fill your handmade wardrobe! Pants, skirts, dresses, tops, tees, jackets! This has it all! I’ll be posting

Prom Dress Refashion Ideas

prom dress refashion ideas

Have you ever wanted to make something you’d wear out of your old prom dress? Or what about those Bridesmaid dresses sitting in your closet? These ladies took on the challenge and made something they’d wear, reviving and refashioning something that nobody wanted! Check out these prom dress refashions. Prom Dress Refashion Ideas Buttons &

8 More Handmade Outfits to Make

great handmade outfit

Here it is! Day 3′s handmade outfit! I’m still stuck on View C of these pants. See the first and second pairs here. But this time I mixed it up with some stretch twill. These are NOT knit pants! What?  I recommend going up a size if you’re on the upper end of a size

How to sew a yoga style waistband – Day 2

how to make a yoga waistband

Hello! I’m back with more fun ways to make your Go To Knit Pants! Today I made them with a yoga style waistband. The pattern instructions are for a sewn in elastic waistband but making it yoga style with no elastic is really easy. As you can see, I used the exposed seam hack on

Franken-Pattern Blog Hop

Franken Pattern mash up

Ever want to put two sewing patterns together to see what you get? 11 bloggers made a franken-pattern (pattern mash up?). Check them all out! Franken Pattern Blog Hop Knight Hoodie + Bimaa Sweater by Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy Crafts Alleycat Daydream Dress by Call Ajaire Rainbow Princess Dress by Rae Gun Ramblings Ash

8 Fun Handmade Outfits

8 handmade outfits - sewing patterns from Pattern Anthology

Our first blogger tour is today! These ladies have knocked these homemade outfits out of the park! I love seeing these patterns compliment so many different styles and bodies! We’re doing this tour differently than in the past. Each blogger is showing off her handmade outfits today so we’re doing a blog hop. I hope

How to patch a hole in your pants

DIY knee patch ideas

Mending or a hole in your pants doesn’t have to be ugly! There are so many fun ideas out there to patch a hole. Here are some properly mended pants as well as some super silly mending.  Best ways to patch a hole in your pants Do some handstitching: Hand stitched fun from Boostitch Cute knee

20 DIY backpack tutorials

  Start sewing for back to school! Here are 20 DIY backpack tutorials and patterns to sew! I’ve chosen 20 popular backpacks you’ll love! Fox Trot & Buzzy Buddy by  Filles à Maman  Envelope Backpack by Handmade Charlotte Owl Tag Along backpack on Moda Bake Shop Petals Galore backpack tutorial on UCreate Retro Rucksack tutorial