Two methods, two fabrics.
Sewing hack for your heart rate.
and a free pattern.
Old and on my blog:
Pattern with outdoor oilcloth.
and underlining in one step!
Little Tykes baby swing.
For an Anitlop highchair.
I’m not going to try to recreate the wheel here–this pictorial more than adequately describes how to install a welt pocket. However, since it doesn’t include dimensions for the welts, I wanted to share how I adapted these instructions for my own item of clothing. First, determine how long you want your welt pocket to… Continue reading Drafting a welt pocket
Tutorial and pattern for making oilcloth outdoor tablecloth.
You can buy sports bras with built in heart rate monitors, but they run $70-$100. For a bra that isn’t even pretty! As it turns out, if you can sew, you can make your own for less than less than $25, and that’s if you buy everything new. In this tutorial, we’re going to trim a heart rate monitor strap and attach it to the inside of the front of your sports bra with Velcro!
A slim fit wool skirt such as the Charlotte really begs to be lined. Adding a layer of smooth and slippery fabric makes a wool skirt more comfortable to wear (especially with tights) and extends the life of the garment. Sewing a lining is fairly simple, however, there’s another technique that serves the same purpose: underlining.
If you’re coming from Britex Fabrics, welcome! At our house, we’ve been exclusively using cloth napkins for a while now. I typically use quilting cotton for our “regular” napkins, so when I received the cotton and linen yardage from Britex, I almost felt guilty for using such incredible, beautiful fabric essentially for wiping dirty hands and mouths. … Continue reading Miter-cornered napkins, two ways