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Rectangle Skirt Tutorial: How To Make A Gathered Rectangle Skirt

So you want to know how to make a gathered skirt with an elastic waistband? This rectangle skirt tutorial is not only one of the easiest skirts you can make, but if you follow the instructions, it’ll be a DIY zero waste skirt too! This skirt is lovingly referred to as a ‘grandma skirt’ after …

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Best Scandinavian Sewing Patterns

Scandinavian design is known for being minimalist and beautiful, which is why Scandinavian sewing patterns are so loved! Following on from other sewing pattern guides that I have created, we’re going to look at a selection of the best Scandinavian sewing patterns available for the home sewer. Some of the most well known Scandinavian designers …

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Free And Easy Sewing Patterns for Beginners

If you’re just getting started in the world of sewing your own clothes, I highly recommend experimenting with some easy sewing patterns for beginners before you dive into buying sewing patterns for yourself. These more simple patterns make for a beginner sewing project that isn’t too challenging and will help you to better understand the …

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Men’s Drawstring Shorts Pattern: Making The Trigg Shorts!

I recently bought the Trigg Shorts pattern – a men’s drawstring shorts pattern with an elasticated waist, front and back pockets and available in two lengths – to make for my other half who suffered through the past summer with just one pair of shorts (which were actually swimmers!) because he loathes shopping. I had …

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Womens Cargo Pants Sewing Pattern: The Bryce Pants Review!

I’ve had the Bryce Pants from Hey June Handmade on my sewing list for a while – because who doesn’t love a womens cargo pants sewing pattern? – but despite having cut them out back in January, I hadn’t gotten round to sewing them because of life. This weekend I finally got to them! 😎 …

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Fanny Pack Tutorial: Step by Step Sewing Tutorial

Today we’re going to work through a fanny pack tutorial to create a fanny pack that is: Funky Zipper free Great as a gift or Great for you! To follow this fanny pack tutorial, you’ll want to grab a copy of my fanny pack sewing pattern from my shop. It’s a digital sewing pattern that …

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DIY Large Drawstring Bag Pattern (And Sewing Tutorial)

Who doesn’t love a large drawstring bag to throw things in when you’re heading out the door or give as a gift during the holiday season! Or maybe you want a large drawstring bag pattern to create your own laundry bags? This drawstring bag isn’t *quite* big enough for household laundry levels, but would certainly …

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Free Easy Tote Bag Pattern (And Sewing Tutorial!)

I love a DIY tote bag, often having at least one stashed in my bag for those spontaneous shopping moments. This free easy tote bag pattern download is for you to use so that you can make your own DIY tote bags! I’m big on sustainability, and I’d rather carry a reusable fabric tote bag …

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7 Best Sewing Books With Patterns

Whether you’re a sewing beginner or a more advanced seamstress, sewing books with patterns are always a winner. I’ve been sewing for years and still love a good sewing book that tucks patterns away in the back cover for us to trace off! And nowadays there are also sewing books that come with downloadable patterns …

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