DIY pattern weights on the cheap

DIY pattern weights on the cheap

Make pattern weights at home with only 3 supplies! They’re fast, cheap, and get the job done. Using pattern weights will change the way you use sewing patterns. It’s faster, easier, and keeps your patterns looking nice. Plus, I think it allows for more...
How to read a sewing pattern – Part 2

How to read a sewing pattern – Part 2

There is a lot of instruction and guidelines for a commercial sewing pattern. Part 2 of ‘How to read a sewing pattern’ covers reading pattern instructions, fabric layout guides, and what pattern symbols actually mean. Jump to a section How to read a sewing...
The best pattern making tools

The best pattern making tools

Keep in mind these tools aren’t the end-all, be-all of pattern making and alteration. These are the tools I’ve come to use in my workflow. You may or may not like them and that’s okay. Shit, we all work a little differently! Use what suits you....