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Here you’ll find a selection of articles for sewing patterns that I have either designed and created or purchased.

3 Reasons You Should Make Your Own Sewing Patterns

I love fashion. I love seeing what’s new in the shops and what’s trending on runways. But what I don’t like is that there are very few designers or stores where I can walk in and get a great fitting item of clothing. My body does not conform to the ‘standard’ sizing, with its long …

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Sewing Patterns: Paper vs PDF vs Projector Patterns

Sewing patterns are now available from big pattern companies and independent pattern designers. They can be in paper format, or sold as PDF files for you to print at home. And the newest of all is the sewing pattern projector file, created so that there is no need to print, cut and stick. With all …

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Underwear Sewing Patterns: Make Your Own Comfy Undies!

I am someone who loves to design and sew my own clothing, and this has recently expanded to sewing my own underwear. This is of course helped by the large number of underwear sewing patterns available to us, whether paid or free. But not all underwear patterns are equal, and the one you choose needs …

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How Do You Stick PDF Patterns Together?

You’ve bought the PDF sewing pattern, and opted to print it on your home printer instead of printing it at the copy shop. But how do you actually stick PDF patterns together? That is what I’m going to teach you in this quick tutorial. I should note that all pattern designers I’ve bought patterns from …

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Sewing Pattern Storage Ideas: How To Organize Sewing Patterns!

The more you sew your own clothes, the more sewing patterns you will end up with, but what is the best solution for all those PDF sewing patterns that you’ve printed out over the years? What about all the patterns that you’ve purchased in physical form too? With the envelope and accompanying instruction booklet? And …

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Accordion Pocket Tutorial {Also Known As A Bellows or Cargo Pocket}

We’re continuing with the pocket tutorial series, and today we’re focusing on the accordion pocket, which is also known as a bellows pocket or a cargo pocket. The tutorial is quite in-depth as this is one of the fiddlier pockets to create so you can either follow along with the photo steps or scroll to …

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How To Make A Denim Jumpsuit (The Greer Jumpsuit Pattern)

I’ve been wanting to make a denim jumpsuit for a while, and so back in December I bought the Greer jumpsuit pattern from Hey June Handmade. I talked about it in my Best Jumpsuit Patterns article, which has other jumpsuit patterns listed that you could also use with denim. As I was using a bunch …

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