For Women

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Download A Free Blouse Sewing Pattern

If you’re looking for an easy blouse to sew, the Sweet Pleats Blouse is it. It has everything you want in a spring time blouse: flowly, pretty and quick to sew up. Get the pattern now and find all the how-tos in the Feb/Mar 2018 issue of Sew News. Download the pattern here until March 31.…

Wool Coats – Keeping Warm and Stylish This Winter

Gorgeous Wool Coats- Keeping Warm and Stylish This Winter Keep cozy and stylish in a modern menswear-inspired wool coat adorned with all-over starburst embroidery on the lapels and collar. Plus, learn tips and tricks for working with wool melton fabric. The design is available in the following formats: ART, CDS, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PCM, PCS,…

Sew With Knits With This Easy Pattern

Stitch a scarf and hat set that’s a warm, cozy and stylish. This hat is designed to fit most head sizes, choose a sweater knit with plenty of stretch. Choose lightweight knit to create a stiffer scarf and fitted hat. Download the pattern here and find all the how-tos in the Oct/Nov 2017 issue of…

Flirty Paper Pieced Dress: Free Sewing Pattern

Piecing is a fun way to combine a traditional technique with a classic fit and flare dress with a circle skirt. The patchwork for this dress is paper pieced, and the circle skirt is made up of four quadrants which are each made of six pieced strips. The skirt strips are placed differently in each…

Friday Sew-Along: Make a Mod Dress / Tunic by Alexia Abegg, Part 6

This week we will finally finish the A-Line Mini Dress by Alexia Abegg that was featured in Stitch Summer 2015! I definitely took this darling dress to the couture level with fine Indian silk, full lining, and simple hand-sewing.  And as can happily in sewing project, it has an added bonus. It''s reversible! This was…