Sewing http://sewing.craftgossip.com Patterns, Techniques, Articles, Blogs, and other resources to learn how to sew Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:03:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Tutorial: Diagonal color blocked hoodie http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diagonal-color-blocked-hoodie/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diagonal-color-blocked-hoodie/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:03:40 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76923 Tutorial: Diagonal color blocked hoodie Ren Murphy from The Inspired Wren shares a tutorial at Sew McCool showing how you can make this hoodie with diagonal color blocking.  Rather than simple block shapes, her color blocking makes use of angled… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diagonal-color-blocked-hoodie/2014/08/20/feed/ 0 Free pattern: Mini tailor’s ham and sleeve roll for sewing doll clothes http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-mini-tailors-ham-and-sleeve-roll-for-sewing-doll-clothes/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-mini-tailors-ham-and-sleeve-roll-for-sewing-doll-clothes/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:32:34 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76920 Free pattern: Mini tailor's ham and sleeve roll for sewing doll clothesFree pattern: Mini tailor’s ham and sleeve roll for sewing doll clothes Thimbles and Acorns sells sewing patterns for historic doll patterns for American Girl dolls.  And on their website, you can find a free pattern for a miniature tailor’s… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-mini-tailors-ham-and-sleeve-roll-for-sewing-doll-clothes/2014/08/20/feed/ 0 Tutorial: How to make a beautiful lace headband http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-how-to-make-a-beautiful-lace-headband/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-how-to-make-a-beautiful-lace-headband/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:56:07 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76917 Tutorial: How to make a beautiful lace headband Melissa from Blank Slate Patterns and Melly Sews shows how you can make this beautiful lace headband.  Lace motifs are stitched on to an elastic band that fits snug around your head. … Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-how-to-make-a-beautiful-lace-headband/2014/08/20/feed/ 0 Tutorial: Girls 10-minute skirt made from a shirt http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-girls-10-minute-skirt-made-from-a-shirt/2014/08/20/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-girls-10-minute-skirt-made-from-a-shirt/2014/08/20/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:33:23 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76914 Tutorial: Girls 10-minute skirt made from a shirt Ashley from Make It and Love It shows how you can make a simple girls gathered skirt in just 10 minutes.  She does it by repurposing an old shirt (adult size).   It takes… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-girls-10-minute-skirt-made-from-a-shirt/2014/08/20/feed/ 0 Tutorial: DIY jeans shorts with a finished hem http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diy-jeans-shorts-with-a-finished-hem/2014/08/19/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diy-jeans-shorts-with-a-finished-hem/2014/08/19/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:35:55 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76911 Tutorial: DIY jeans shorts with a finished hem Allison from Freshly Completed shares a tutorial showing how to shorten a pair of jeans to make them shorts.  Making them yourself from a pair of jeans allows you to get them exactly the length you… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diy-jeans-shorts-with-a-finished-hem/2014/08/19/feed/ 0 Tutorial: Felt sandwich lunch money wallet http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-felt-sandwich-lunch-money-wallet/2014/08/19/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-felt-sandwich-lunch-money-wallet/2014/08/19/#respond Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:37:29 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76907 Tutorial: Felt sandwich lunch money wallet Jenelle from TrashN2Tees shares a tutorial at We All Sew showing how you can make this felt sandwich lunch money wallet.  Awesome!!  I know at least a few of my daughter’s tweeny friends who… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-felt-sandwich-lunch-money-wallet/2014/08/19/feed/ 0 Tutorial: DIY laundry bag from 2 pillowcases http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diy-laundry-bag-from-2-pillowcases/2014/08/19/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diy-laundry-bag-from-2-pillowcases/2014/08/19/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:41:12 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76904 Tutorial: DIY laundry bag from 2 pillowcases Susan from Organized 31 made this laundry bag for her daughter, who is leaving for college.  It was a quick, simple project because she started with a pair of pillowcases.  Brilliant!  She shares… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diy-laundry-bag-from-2-pillowcases/2014/08/19/feed/ 1 Tutorial: Little boy’s dapper bow tie, no sewing required http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-little-boys-dapper-bow-tie-no-sewing-required/2014/08/19/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-little-boys-dapper-bow-tie-no-sewing-required/2014/08/19/#respond Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:37:40 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76901 Tutorial: Little boy’s dapper bow tie, no sewing required Nikki from Tikido shows how you can make this little boy’s bow-tie, with no sewing required.  If you wanted to sew it instead of using glue to hold it together, it… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-little-boys-dapper-bow-tie-no-sewing-required/2014/08/19/feed/ 0 The Sewing Rabbit answers 10 common sewing questions http://sewing.craftgossip.com/the-sewing-rabbit-answers-10-most-common-sewing-questions/2014/08/19/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/the-sewing-rabbit-answers-10-most-common-sewing-questions/2014/08/19/#respond Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:58:27 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76894 The Sewing Rabbit answers 10 common sewing questions Where do you turn when you have a sewing related question?  For many of us, the answer is Google.  Jess from The Sewing Rabbit has collected 10 common sewing questions, ones that… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/the-sewing-rabbit-answers-10-most-common-sewing-questions/2014/08/19/feed/ 0 Tutorial: Slim messenger bag, padded to hold a laptop or tablet http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-slim-messenger-bag-padded-to-hold-a-laptop-or-tablet/2014/08/19/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-slim-messenger-bag-padded-to-hold-a-laptop-or-tablet/2014/08/19/#respond Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:45:29 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76891 This slim messenger bag would be great back-t0-school for older kids.  Sew4Home share a tutorial showing how to make it.  Even though it is narrower than most messenger bags, it’s still big enough to hold a small laptop, eReader, or… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-slim-messenger-bag-padded-to-hold-a-laptop-or-tablet/2014/08/19/feed/ 0 Tutorial: No-sew fabric apple garland http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-no-sew-fabric-apple-garland/2014/08/19/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-no-sew-fabric-apple-garland/2014/08/19/#respond Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:03:28 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76886 Tutorial: No-sew fabric apple garland Amy from Positively Splendid show how you can make this no-sew apple garland.  With adhesive foam sheets from the craft store, this is a quick, easy project.  It’s a cute back-to-school project, but change out… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-no-sew-fabric-apple-garland/2014/08/19/feed/ 0 Tutorial: Tiered summer dress http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-tiered-summer-dress/2014/08/19/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-tiered-summer-dress/2014/08/19/#respond Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:46:02 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76883 Tutorial: Tiered mini dress Melissa Ting shows how you can make a tiered summer dress like this one.  The loose fitting short dress reminds me of the baby doll dresses I wore back in the 90s, though with a more modern style.… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-tiered-summer-dress/2014/08/19/feed/ 0 Tutorial: Wide fabric headband for little girls http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-wide-fabric-headband-for-little-girls/2014/08/18/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-wide-fabric-headband-for-little-girls/2014/08/18/#respond Tue, 19 Aug 2014 02:28:55 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76880 Tutorial: Wide fabric headband for little girls Janice from Maddie Moes shows how you can make a wide fabric headband.  The wide fabric band holds the hair out of your face.  The dimensions she gives will make a headband to… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/tutorial-wide-fabric-headband-for-little-girls/2014/08/18/feed/ 0 Free pattern: Wesley the Very Big Whale softie http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-wesley-the-very-big-whale-softie/2014/08/18/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-wesley-the-very-big-whale-softie/2014/08/18/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:29:48 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76877 Free pattern: Wesley the Very Big Whale softie This whale softie is a free pattern from Riley Blake Designs.  His name is Wesley and he first appeared in their booth at Quilt Market.  Enough people requested a pattern that they… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/free-pattern-wesley-the-very-big-whale-softie/2014/08/18/feed/ 1 Video tutorial: How to measure kids for sewing clothes http://sewing.craftgossip.com/video-tutorial-how-to-measure-kids-for-sewing-clothes/2014/08/18/ http://sewing.craftgossip.com/video-tutorial-how-to-measure-kids-for-sewing-clothes/2014/08/18/#respond Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:37:33 +0000 http://sewing.craftgossip.com/?p=76873 Video tutorial: How to measure kids for sewing clothes The first step in sewing a well fitting child’s garment is knowing what size to make it.  That involves more than just knowing what size they wear in purchased clothes. You… Read more ...]]> http://sewing.craftgossip.com/video-tutorial-how-to-measure-kids-for-sewing-clothes/2014/08/18/feed/ 0