20 Irresistible Autumn Sewing Patterns In 2020

20 Irresistible Autumn Sewing Patterns In 2020

Autumn brings out the most beautiful colours in nature! All the red, green and yellow leaves falling off the trees might also inspire you to do some sewing. If you’re still looking for the right sewing pattern, make sure to keep reading as we cover the 20 best autumn sewing patterns in this post. 1. The Isla Trench Coat From Named The coat of dreams if you love details! This pattern from Named has it all – a belt, a…

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21 Best Sewing Projects to Use Fabric Leftover Scraps

21 Best Sewing Projects to Use Fabric Leftover Scraps

The moment you start making your first stitches is also the moment you start accumulating lots and lots of fabric scraps from all your different sewing projects. Make sure to keep them, because there are a lot of wonderful projects to upcycle every single bit of leftovers! Take a look at the ultimate list below, sorted in 6 categories, and get inspired. Make Your Own Accessories With Leftovers Create Something for Your Pet Using Scraps Upcycle Leftovers For Another Sewing…

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Handmade Dream Dress: Rose Pattern From Wissew

Handmade Dream Dress: Rose Pattern From Wissew

Can one have too many dresses? I don’t think so. When I saw the Rose Dress pattern from Wissew I fell head over heels in love with it and it was clear that it would move right to the top of my sewing list. I’m a big fan of boho romantic, feminine, floaty dresses, so this pattern is right up my alley. Combining it with a rose-coloured beautiful fabric from Atelier Brunette has made it another dream dress for me….

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Do It Yourself: How To Colour-Block A Cami Top

Do It Yourself: How To Colour-Block A Cami Top

Colour-blocking in sewing is great for so many reasons! My top ones: Sustainability. It’s a great way to combine your fabric leftovers and make a unique piece of clothing out of something you might have thrown away. Keep your fabric scraps, go through them from time to time and you might be surprised about the lovely colour combos you suddenly have in your leftover stash. Modern. Colour-blocking is a recurring trend in fashion. It was first introduced in the 1940s, had its…

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Best Sewing Hashtags to Gain Followers in 2020

Best Sewing Hashtags to Gain Followers in 2020

Sharing your handmade outfits on social media is a great way to document your sewing journey. By capturing all your makes with a picture, you can scroll through the feed to look back on all your sewing accomplishments. It also allows you to be part of an online sewing community and with that, get inspiration from what other people make, reach out to likeminded people and exchange compliments for handmade outfits. Even if you don’t post pictures yourself, it can be helpful…

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Top 17 Sewing Projects From My First 2 Years Of Sewing

Top 17 Sewing Projects From My First 2 Years Of Sewing

I have been sewing for 2 years now and my wardrobe is filling up with handmade garments the longer the more❤️ This is why I decided to use the occasion of my second sewing anniversary, to share my favourite makes with all of you. Here are my top 17😊 1. Dominique Skirt I absolutely love this skirt! It’s an easy and quick sewing project, great for beginners, and the skirt is so comfy to wear. Pattern: Dominique Skirt From Tilly & The…

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13 Brilliant Swimwear Patterns: Make Your Version This Summer!

13 Brilliant Swimwear Patterns: Make Your Version This Summer!

It’s summer again, yay☀️Have you ever thought about making your own swimwear? Now’s the time to soak up the sun in a handmade version! Get inspired by these 13 beautiful swimwear sewing patterns: 1. Pilatus Swimsuit This beautiful one-piece swimsuit pattern features a cute bow at the front and has high-waisted knickers. Can’t get any better than this. Pattern company: OPIAN 2. Seabright Swimmer How gorgeous is the plunging neckline of this pattern! Make the one-piece swimsuit with or without sleeves….

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10 Free Sewing Patterns to Keep Your ‘Sew-Jo’ Working

10 Free Sewing Patterns to Keep Your ‘Sew-Jo’ Working

Are you on the lookout for new sewing projects but on a tight budget? Good news: there are some beautiful sewing patterns out there which you can download for free. Here’s a list of our fave ones. Enjoy! 1. Frankie Skirt  This beautiful Frankie Skirt pattern from Made Label is a must-have for a holiday wardrobe. Get back your inner wanderlust by imagining yourself walking along the beach in this gorgeous wrap skirt. 2. Valley Knit Skater Dress Make yourself…

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Lockdown: 5 Tips How To Keep Busy & Sane

Lockdown: 5 Tips How To Keep Busy & Sane

What unusual times we are in. It feels like the entire world suddenly came to a halt. For many of us, this is the most impactful crisis we have ever experienced. My thoughts are with everyone affected by this situation and I sincerely hope you and your loved ones are well.  I’m lucky. All my family and friends are fine. I still have my job, which I love, and a cosy apartment where it’s nice to spend time in. Also,…

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Guest Post by Helen – How Not to Sew: 10 Mistakes Sewing Beginners Make

Guest Post by Helen – How Not to Sew: 10 Mistakes Sewing Beginners Make

Dear readers, it’s my pleasure to introduce you to Helen from HelloSewing, the author of this post. Helen loves crafting, drawing, decorating and creating something beautiful from scratch with her own hands. She started her own blog as she is passionate to help more people learn the basics of sewing and shares her knowledge on HelloSewing. Make sure to check out her blog! When you are a beginner at something, you are bound to make mistakes, that is normal. Or…

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