Sewing Tips | How to Hem Knits

We are going to talk about hemming knits in this sewing tip. We love sewing knits but know that sometimes that very last step of your project, hemming, can be a little daunting! There are many ways to get a professional-looking hem whether you are using a regular sewing machine or if you have a

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Sewing Tips | How to Sew Darts

In this sewing tip, we are going to focus on darts. The Fringe and Wren both feature darts, as well as the Victory, Orchid, and Farrah in the c/d cup sizes. Darts are used to help fabric curve around the contours of the body, commonly at the bust or waist. We’ll show the steps to

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Sewing Tips | How to Sew the Pony Tank V-neck

The Pony Tank is our knit pattern that features a V-neckline. We want you to have success from your first attempt at sewing this pattern. With just a few steps and careful sewing, you’ll have a beautiful neckline in your new Pony Tank or dress. This tutorial will demonstrate, step by step, how to sew

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Sewing Tips | How to Assemble PDF Patterns

We want to do everything we can to help you have an enjoyable sewing experience. If you’re new to our patterns or just PDF patterns in general, we’ve put together this post to demystify the PDF pattern assembly and help you get started. Chalk and Notch patterns may look different than other patterns you have

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Sewing Tips | How to Sew Drawstrings

We include drawstrings on a few Chalk and Notch patterns. We thought it would be helpful to round up a few different ways to sew drawstrings using either woven or knit fabric. Here are two ways to make a drawstring yourself from knit fabric. This is a great alternative option to using a pre-made drawstring

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Sewing Tips | Grommet Installation

Adding grommets is an optional way to finish the openings for the drawstrings on the Page Hoodie and the Joy Jacket. Buttonholes are another option if you don’t have grommets. Be sure to follow the instructions included with your grommets, but here is a tutorial to help insert them. While this tutorial was created with

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