Victory Tank Tiered Dress Tutorial

Hey there! I’m Alexis of therealalexisbailey.com and @therealalexisbailey on Instagram! Today I’m sharing an easy way to turn the Victory Tank into your favorite summer dress! The Victory Tank is one of my favorite patterns and I loved turning it into a fun dress that can be worn in pretty much any season! Read on

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Orchid Mini Tutorial

Hey y’all! I’m Raven (@ravenmaureen_) and I have a blog over at ravenmaureen.com! Today I’m here sharing how I hacked my Orchid Midi to an Orchid MINI! The bodice is going to stay the same but for my second Orchid midi I decided I wanted it to be shorter and flirty! Deets on the fabric:  My

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Orchid Bodysuit Tutorial

HELLO everyone! My name is Michele from WinMichele. I am thrilled to be part of this year’s contributor team. My wish for this post is to bring you something approachable and fun. So I hope I can deliver just that. As a mother from the desert landscapes of Arizona, I crave patterns that are lightweight

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Wide Leg Crew Trousers Tutorial

Hi sew-pals!! I’m Cassie, sewist and blogger behind Lily Shine Creates, and I am so thrilled and honored to be a part of the C&N Contributor Team. I adore Gabriela’s designs and how wearable the patterns are for this busy mom on-the-go! I got the opportunity to play with the Crew Trousers pattern and would

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Waterfall Raglan Sweater Dress Tutorial

Hello! I’m Meg from MEGMADE Sewing, and I’m thrilled to be back on the Chalk & Notch blog sharing a tutorial for the Waterfall Raglan. Today I’ll be showing you how to change up the Waterfall with a gathered skirt and ribbed cuffs for a cozy sweater dress. Inspiration I first had the idea for

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Meet the 2020 Chalk and Notch Contributor Team

In the recent survey, I asked if readers would be interested in more sewing tutorials detailing hacks for our current patterns. With 96% of respondents saying “Yes,” today I’m happy to introduce the 2020 Chalk and Notch Contributor Team. These eleven sewists will be collaborating and contributing in bringing tutorials to the Chalk and Notch

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