Sewing Tutorials

Frustrated with a particular sewing technique?  Here you’ll find detailed sewing tutorials that’ll reduce your sewing frustrations and get you through that pattern you’re working on.

quarter marking knit neckband and t-shirt neckline

4 pro ways to sew a t-shirt neckline: How To Make Knit Neckbands Sit Flat!

Have you ever struggled to sew a t-shirt neckline? Sewing a clean t-shirt neckline can be the start of getting your handmade knit garments to have a finish you can be proud of. But that can be easier said than done. Let’s face it, knits can be grumpy and that “quick and easy” t-shirt you …

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woman wearing a scarf neck sleeveless raglan tee

Sew a DIY sleeveless raglan tee with scarf neck

Continuing with my raglan tee series, today we’re sewing a scarf neck sleeveless raglan tee. What’s awesome about it? It’s a hot weather top that’s something different than a tank top. It’s even easier to sew than the classic raglan tee! Because…no neck binding! Even cooler? That neck binding gets replaced with a colorful silk …

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How to sew your own raglan tee

Today I’m going to show you how to sew your own raglan tee. Up to this point in my raglan t-shirt series I’ve showed you how to make your own DIY raglan sleeve tee pattern. elizabethmadethisElizabeth Farr is the writer behind the Elizabeth Made This blog where she shares helpful sewing tips, step by step …

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DIY raglan t-shirt on woman holding a baseball

Easy-to-make DIY Raglan T-shirt pattern

I need a DIY raglan t-shirt pattern in my life! Here’s the thing: it’s baseball season in my house for my 3 boys. And while their soccer schedule that runs 7 days a week about does me in, baseball season hits, and everything gets relaxed. Like the raglan sleeve tops. That looser fit and fun …

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How to Embroider on a Regular Sewing Machine

Can you actually embroider on a regular sewing machine?  I think it’s a giant myth in the sewing world that you need a big fancy embroidery machine to tackle basic embroidery.  Embroidery is such a nice thing to add to any sewing project to add a little bit extra personality beyond whatever it is that …

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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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