In Ohio, the fall is a great time to wear those light sweaters, cardigans, jeans, leggings, sweater dresses and lightweight hoodies. It’s the time where the days are warm but the nights cool off to almost chilly!
Infinity Scarves are all the rage these days, layers during the winter provide warmth and comfort. But did you know instead of paying those prices you can make one for more than half the cost and your favorite fabrics!
Sewing a garment can be scary! But, it doesn’t have to be. I have assembled a list of 10 basic beginner patterns to get you into the garment world of stitching! Each pattern will teach you new techniques and revisit some that are a little bit tricker at first, like bias binding. But it will keep you practicing, which in turn will make the process much easier each time you complete the task!
A helpful trick, is to use comic board backing to wrap your fabrics into store them. They run about $7 for 100 of them. And this will help you keep track of your pretty fabrics and can be a nice bit of inspiration when you’re sewing!
Colette patterns are patterns for the vintage seamstress! This pattern is fun and has fantastic instructions, it is a great pattern to help increase your technical skills.
A sewing kit a key item when learning to sew, it’s great to start a super basic sewing kit. You can always add to this list, bringing in tools that will help you save time.
I always say, no matter how much we already know you can always learn something new. Open a book, website, or blog, take a class that is labeled for beginner, even if you think your skill is higher. I bet you will learn a tip or trick or two; there is something to be said for taking it back to the basics now and then, it’s refreshing.
The who, what, when, where and why with a wearable muslin.