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My Spring Sewing Projects (March, April and May 2022)

Every year I mean to write an article about spring sewing projects and every year I forget until it’s too late. Not this year! I’m currently sewing up a storm so that I have some summer clothing to wear and I’m sharing the different sewing patterns that I’m using as well as details on the …

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How I Made My Denim Greer Jumpsuit (With A Cute Ruffle!)

Back in December I wanted to make a patchwork wool jumpsuit for myself using some old wool trousers – I had in mind patch working them together so that I would have enough of the fabric. I’d also had my eye on the Greer jumpsuit pattern from Hey June Handmade for a while and even …

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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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