Sewing Tutorials

Sewing a front band
03 04 2017

Hi, makers! Welcome to the final post in the Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong! Today we will be finishing up with the bands of the cardigan. In case you missed it, we...

Sewing knit cuffs
02 04 2017

Today I have a little post on sewing knit cuffs. The Blackwood Cardigan has knit cuffs and it is my favourite finish for this style of garment. You get a...

How to sew a knit patch pocket
28 03 2017

Doing fiddly work with knit fabrics can be challenging. Often knits will shift and wobble or struggle to hold a press - not to mention those wavy seams! The pockets...

How to do a narrow or broad shoulder adjustment
25 03 2017

Today is the fourth installment in the Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong!  We are going to wrap up the adjustments portion of the process today with narrow and broad shoulder adjustments.  Tomorrow we...

how to do a full bicep adjustment
24 03 2017

Today is the third installment in the Blackwood Cardigan Sewalong! In case you missed the first few posts, we have covered how to grade between sizes, how to do a quick 'cheater'...

full bust adjustment no darts
21 03 2017

Today is the second post in a 2 part series on doing full bust adjustments on patterns without any darts.  For the first post, we covered a quick and dirty...

full bust adjustment no darts
20 03 2017

Today will be the first post in a 2 part series on doing full bust adjustments on patterns without any darts.  For the first post, we will be covering a...