All posts by Ellen March

Emerson Pants

The BEST Pants To Sew For Summer

Sewing a pair of summer pants, let alone wearing pants in the summertime, isn’t a typical activity. Usually we’re on the lookout for a flowy dress, pair of great fitting shorts or a simple skirt. But I have to tell you that this pant pattern is my new go-to, and I absolutely love it in…

DIY MAXI SKIRT

Sew a Summer Maxi Skirt

A knit maxi skirt is a summer staple. Learn how to draft a maxi skirt to your measurements and sew it up in an hour or less! by Ellen March Nothing says summer quite like a long stretchy maxi skirt. It’s comfy enough to wear on a plane with a tank and flipflops when leaving…

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How to Sew a Shabby Chic Pillow

How to Sew a Shabby Chic Pillow by Jodie Richelle   Nothing says “Welcome spring” more than a new set of patio pillows. This pillow has striped piping and flower appliques, which brighten your decor and add a touch of shabby chic. Plus, you’ll learn how to stitch continuous piping. Here are the how-tos! SUPPLIES…

How to Sew A Zippered Pocket A Sew Daily Tutorial

Zippered Pocket Tutorial Learn how easy it is to insert a zippered pocket! We’ll show you step-by-step how to insert a zippered pocket into a dress, blouse or tunic. This zippered pocket is added to the side seams of a simple sheath dress or tunic top. Adding to the side seams makes it super easy.…

FREE Machine Embroidery Valentine’s Day Project

Here’s a free machine embroidery Valentine’s Day project to make for you loved one. This quick pillow embellished with embroidery is perfect for Valentine’s Day or, any day you want to say something sweet. The back pocket is a perfect place to stash a love note. by Shannon Dennis SUPPLIES 1⁄2 yard of terry cloth…

Sprout Patterns & Sew News

Patterns Printed On Fabric!? Learn All About It HERE!

BurdaStyle partners with Sprout Patterns to bring you digital patterns printed directly onto custom Spoonflower fabric. Create one-of-a-kind garments using BurdaStyle digital patterns printed directly onto custom Spoonflower fabrics. There’s no need to print the pattern onto sheets of paper, tape them together and cut out your size. The size you need is digitally printed…