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    5 Easy Sewing Patterns for Beginners

    November 24, 2018 Eve Tokens

    Easy Sewing Patterns for Beginners: An Overview If you’re just getting started in the world of fashion creation, I highly recommend experimenting with some easy sewing patterns for beginners. These more simple patterns will help you to better understand the process of creating garments. By selecting various easy sewing patterns for beginners you can almost guarantee…

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  • How To Assemble PDF Patterns

    August 15, 2018 Eve Tokens

    Lets learn how to assemble PDF patterns. Because when it comes to digital sewing patterns, you need to be able to print them at home or at a printers, and you then need to know how to assemble PDF patterns. I am a stickler for assembling PDF patterns a certain way. When I deviate, I…

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  • PDF Sewing Patterns: How Do They Work?

    July 25, 2018 Eve Tokens

    Sewing patterns are available now in two formats: paper or PDF sewing patterns. For many though, PDF sewing patterns are a new thing, and that can sometimes be a little overwhelming for people new to PDF sewing patterns. This step by step tutorial will demystify everything about PDF sewing patterns and you’ll feel super confident…

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  • Fanny Pack Sewing Pattern: Meet Clio!

    July 18, 2018 Eve Tokens

    I have always loved fanny packs. Maybe it was growing up as a teen in the 90s, but there’s something about using a Fanny pack (aka Bumbag for non US peeps!) that makes me happy! So, it made sense that my first pattern release would be a fanny pack sewing pattern! Clio: The Fanny Pack…

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  • 2018 Make Nine – My Make Nine Choices

    January 12, 2018 Eve Tokens

    2018 Make Nine – My Make Nine Choices So, I have seen a few – read thousand – posts in Instagram with the hashtag #makenine2018 (apparently the official one is #2018makenine – see this post for more info!) and I decided to get in on the action. To me, Make Nine is about making nine…

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  • Sewing Patterns For Clothes: 5 Things You Need To Know

    July 15, 2017 Eve Tokens

    Sewing Patterns for clothes Sewing patterns for clothes are EVERYWHERE. From the big four – Butterwick, Simplicity, Vogue and McCalls – who have frequent new sewing patterns released, to the gazillion sewing patterns for clothes available from independent (Indie) designers too. And these Indie sewing pattern designers are located all over the world! It can…

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  • How To Make A Sewing Pattern: Using Woven Garments

    June 20, 2017 Eve Tokens

    How To Make A Sewing Pattern Using A Woven Garment One of the five ways I know of to create patterns for yourself is to use existing garments. It’s actually a trick used often in the fashion industry! So today, we’re looking at how to make a sewing pattern using existing woven garments. This ‘How…

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  • Knitting And Stitching Show: Spring 2017

    March 4, 2017 Eve Tokens

    On Friday I took advantage of a friend’s generosity… Nicole, a beautiful girl who teaches screen printing, offered me a ticket to the Knitting and Stitching show at London’s Kensington Olympia. She was teaching several screen printing classes over the weekend. Having attended many a varied show held at Olympia, I gladly accepted the offer. I…

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  • Betty Dress by ‘Sew Over It’ London: Pattern Review

    November 14, 2016 Eve Tokens

    Betty Dress – The Pattern Review The Betty Dress stood out to me as being one that is HUGELY popular on all the sewing blogs I read, and looks rather cool too. Its a 50s inspired dress, with a big circle skirt! I decided a while back that I’d even be tempted to wear it (if…

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