ALL Clothes Are Handmade

Image from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Manus x Machina Exhibition Often in the home sewing community we talk about our 'handmade wardrobe' and say things like "Ooh almost x% of my closet is handmade!" OR "Hey! Check out my new handmade dress!", we use hashtags such as #HandmadeWardrobe to find other sewists and connect…

Altering the Arenite Pants for Pear Shapes

So, it seems like every indie pattern designer has released an elastic waist trouser in the last year huh? I have been after a pair of elastic waist trousers for a while but there are A LOT of patterns out there and it's a bit overwhelming. It seems like every indie pattern company has released…

Free Sewing Patterns List – 2020

Money is extremely tight for a lot of households at the moment and we are all spending more time indoors looking for welcome distractions.  As my small way of helping, I have spent hours updating this list of over 100 FREE sewing patterns to make sure all the links work and add in everyone's suggestions…