It feels so good to have the Isle Jeans pattern out in the world! I’ve been wearing my own versions nonstop and hope they’ll become staples for you too! The Isle works great in a variety of stretch bottomweight fabrics and I’m excited to share just a few of my favorite fabric options with you.
THE ISLE JEANS PATTERN IS HERE! We couldn’t be more thrilled to finally introduce the Isle Jeans Pattern release and Isle Jeans Notions Kits! We have been working long and hard on getting this pattern just right for you. I’ve wanted to add more bottom options to our library, and a jeans pattern was the
Hello! Nicole (@nf_merritts) here. It’s less than a week until Halloween and, if you’re like me, you might be scrambling to put together a quick costume for yourself, your friends, or the kids in your life. Never fear, we’ve got you covered with some quick last minute DIY Halloween costume ideas that you can make
In today’s we are going to talk about finishing edges with bias tape or bias bindings. Bias is used to finish the front of the Orchid pattern and in the Farrah pattern but has so many other uses! This is a method that is used frequently in garment sewing to finish armholes, necklines, and other
I’ve been sewing a lot of Sun Totes this summer and wanted a way to personalize them a bit! Adding iron-on patches to the Sun Tote is such a fun and easy project. When sourcing patches I thought I would round up some of my favorite resources. You can find and shop more patches on
Let’s talk about gathering! Gathering is when we pull fabric along a line of stitching to create a ruffled edge that can be attached to a smaller piece of fabric. Gathering is a very common technique in garment sewing and is used in some of our patterns, including Marcel, Fringe, and Wren. In this sewing
We are back today with another sewing tip that we hope you find helpful! Adding snaps is an optional closure for many garments, and we recommend it when sewing the Sun Tote. The type of snaps we are talking about today are metal setting snaps. Most metal setting snap kits include instructions, but we thought