Learn to sew

Learning to sew can feel overwhelming.  Learn to use a sewing machine with confidence with these beginning sewing ideas, beginning sewing projects, easy sewing projects.  Maybe you’re teaching yourself to sew or looking for kids sewing projects to pass on sewing to the next generation.  Whatever the case, you’ll find first sewing projects here that’ll build your confidence and help you gain sewing skills that’ll help you advance in your sewing knowledge.

DIY One Shoulder Ruffle Neck Dress: Pattern Hacker Episode #2

Now that you’ve read about my Colors of Flags Challenge makes, check out Episode #2 of Pattern Hacker.  You can see my full process for this DIY One Shoulder Ruffle Dress.  I’m slowly working the kinks out of my videos and looking forward to more of these types of videos.  I’ve really enjoyed producing all …

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Fringe Trim Cardigan Knockoff with Itch to Stitch Lisbon

Like most sewists out there I think, I often peruse RTW sites for sewing inspiration.  Usually, the things I like gather dust on my Pinterest.  Once in a while, I see something and I jump to make it pronto.  Such was the case with this Italian Featherweight Cashmere Fringe Cardigan from J Crew.  It has …

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Sewing for charity: 13 organizations to sew for now

Sewing for charity is a great way to use your sewing skills to help others.  I’ve been making little items like zipper bags, and headbands for Operation Christmas Child for a few years now.  I always love being able to add a little handmade something to the little shoebox gifts.  Giving will bring you joy, …

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