Tag: Sewing Pattern

Are You A Fan Of Digital Sewing Patterns? Let Me Know!

Learning to use digital sewing patterns Yay or Nay for digital sewing patterns? Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com Question of the day is do you sew with digital sewing patterns? Most of my sewing patterns are from the big four pattern companies with my indie section getting bigger by the day. I do…

Planning My Fall and Winter Sewing Projects

Some of my bounty from a fabric swap I attended.   Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com Recently my local American Sewing Guild Chapter (American Sewing Guild Denver) had a fabric, pattern and notions swap. It was on a Saturday and you could donate fabric or just come and pick up some fabric. I…

Moving Beyond Commercial Sewing Patterns: Making Your Own From RTW

Learn how to copy RTW garments! Copying: Fashions Highest Form of Flattery Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com It's not where you take things from – it's where you take them to.  – Jean-Luc Godard on imitation. I have, and I believe you do too, a few garments that I've bought over the years…

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…

Reinventing Plus Size Fashion – Danger Curves Ahead!

Image from Instagram Robyn Lawley Plus Size Fashion Gets A New Look Jill Case Online Editor, Sew Daily SewDaily.com In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves.– Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton Lovers of plus-size fashion have gotten a new spokeswoman in Tess Holliday. Unless you've been living in the Biosphere for the past few…

My attempt at the Liz and Elizabeth Evans baby quilt

Greetings, and happy Thursday-that-feels-like-Friday compadres! Raise your hand if you **need** this three-day weekend like I do. My latest sewing project for the babies in my life is the Charm Pack Plus One Baby Quilt by Liz and Elizabeth Evans of Simple Simon and Co. The quilt was part of our summer issue, and after…

The #1 Way To Tell If You Are A Hoarder or a Collector

Hello, My Name Is Jill & I Collect Fabric. Online Editor, Sew Daily   "O bliss of the collector, bliss of the man of leisure! Of no one has less been expected and no one has had a greater sense of well-being than… a collector. Ownership is the most intimate relationship one can have to…