Sewing Tutorials

07 06 2018

Are you ready to start sewing Suki? Today we will cover interfacing and staystitching. If you are sewing the alternative front band you will still need to staystitch but you...

05 06 2018

Welcome to the first post in the Suki Sewalong! You can view all the posts in this series here. Today we will be covering an alternative method for finishing the...

Winslow Culottes Paperbag Waist
18 05 2018

I have another Winslow hack to share today! This one is a little bit more complex than the elastic waisted versions we have been playing with, but I think for...

07 05 2018

The Winslow Culottes come with inseam pockets, but you can easily swap those out for slash pockets if you prefer. The benefit of the slash pocket is less bulk at your...

04 05 2018

A tutorial for an elastic back version of the Winslow Culottes has been requested by many of you since I began this hacking series. I totally understand why! Elastic backs...

Winslow Culottes Wrap Pants
26 04 2018

These pants may be my favourite make of the year thus far. They are so dead simple but I feel like a million bucks when I wear them! It the...

Winslow Culottes Elastic Waist
20 04 2018

This is the second post in the Winslow Culottes hack series I am hosting this month. Earlier this week, I shared a simple elastic waist version of this pattern that...

16 04 2018

This is the first in a series I am going to have on the blog for the next month. We will be exploring hacking the Winslow Culottes pattern to get...

Suki Kimono
07 12 2017

If there is a special lady in your life you would like to sew a handmade gift for, look no further than the Suki Kimono! Suki is a wonderfully personal...

trello pattern stash
28 11 2017

This week on Love to Sew, Caroline and I dive deep into patterns with tips for organizing, storing, and collecting sewing patterns. If you haven't listened yet, you can head...

Cuff thumbholes
22 09 2017

So many of you have picked up the Blackwood Cardigan since its release last march and I am so pleased with the response to it over the past 6 months....

Suki Kimono Cover-up
14 08 2017

I have a simple Suki Kimono hack to share with you today! The Suki was primarily designed to be worn as an indoor dressing robe, but I have found it to...

Suki Kimono Dress
31 07 2017

I have been pleasantly surprised at how versatile the Suki Kimono is during my pattern development phase. I have experimented with dresses, cover-ups, jackets, and tops. I love when patterns can...

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...